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Immigration & Human Trafficking Awareness Conference

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Immigration & Human Trafficking Awareness Conference

Call to Care, A Biblical Mandate

Date:  June 28 (Saturday)

Time:  9:00 am - 2:30 pm

Location: Viers Mill Baptist Church, 12221 Veirs Mill Rd., Silver Spring, MD 20906 

Cost:  Early registration is $10.00 per person - deadline June 20, 2014

Cost:  Late registration is $15.00 per person after June 20, 2014.

Registration payment is preferred by check.  We would like to have your payment in advance but you can also pay at the check-in desk on the day of the conference.

To Register:

To register by e-mail send to: sriggs1613@aol.com.  If you want to register by phone, please call 301-740-7144. Special arrangements can be made to register a large group of people. Checks should be made payable and sent to:  Montgomery Baptist Association, 901 Russell Ave., Suite 202, Gaithersburg, Md. 20879.  Designate your check to:  Immigration and Human Trafficking Awareness Conference.

Conference Overview:

To educate and create awareness to the local church in assisting the growing immigration population in Montgomery County and beyond, through compassionate concern and intentional servant evangelism. To also bring awareness to our Pastors, Church Leaders and others that want to know about Human Trafficking (Modern-day Slavery) and how we can make a difference.

Keynote Speakers will be representatives from:

  • United States Citizenship Immigration Service (USCIS)
  • Department of US Homeland Security: "Life, Liberty and the Law" and "Taking the Next Step - Moving Towards Citizenship." 
  • Faith Alliance Against Slavery/Trafficking: "Human Trafficking - Modern Day Slavery."
  • World Relief Organization:  "A Call to Action - Immigration and You."

Registration check-in begins at 9:00 am (coffee, juice, water and donuts will be served) Conference begins at 9:45 am, lunch at noon, conference will conclude at 2:30 pm.

NOTE:  To get to the church, park in the lot between the church and Burger King Restaurant. Go to the back-side area of the lot nearest to the church, cross over the pedestrian bridge and enter the side doors.

Sponsored by "Embrace Silver Spring," a partnership ministry of the Montgomery Baptist Association and the Baptist Convention of MD/DE.