Trevecca Nazarene University

Prayer, Worship, and Social Justice Conference held on campus

Bethany Hoang, Director of IJM headquarters in Washington D.C., speaks about the atrocities of human trafficking.

The Prayer, Worship, and Social Justice Conference was held on the campus of Trevecca Nazarene University, Nov. 13-14, in the Boone Business Building Convocation Center.

 

Trevecca’s new Centers for Social Justice and Worship Arts teamed up to provide the informative conference presenting Social Justice and Worship in a shared light, while addressing important issues in our world in a prayerful manner.

 

The conference also offered opportunity to learn of the incredible work International Justice Mission (IJM) is conducting around the globe. IJM is a Christian human rights organization that fights to liberate and free victims of human trafficking. Bethany Hoang, Director of IJM headquarters in Washington D.C., spoke about the atrocities of human trafficking and how students can partner in liberating the oppressed through prayer, thus bringing justice.

 

Alex Mejias, lead singer for the band “Portrait of Another” and drummer for the band “Florez” led worship through song. Andrew Briggs, of Freedom of Creation, shared about the use of art therapy to bring about healing to the children soldiers in Uganda. Mejias and Briggs also held informative workshops during the conference.

 

In addition, Amy L. Sherman, senior founding consultant of the J.V. Morsch Center for Social Justice at Trevecca, was in attendance to offer a devotional.

 

During the conference, prayer rooms were set up to allow conference attendees to learn more about human trafficking and intercede in prayer.

 

The conference was free and open to the public.