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October 2020

Annual Gathering 2020

October 2 - October 3

The 2020 Annual Gathering will be online. We'll be inviting you to participate in some unique ways this year. For more information, please visit the official Annual Gathering 2020 Web Page.

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Meet Lauran Bethell. Lauran is a global consultant for human trafficking. Her main goal is to encourage new grassroots projects addressing the exploitation and abuse of women and children, many of whom are victims of trafficking.

Lauran serves on the Anti-Trafficking Committee of the European Baptist Federation and on the boards of Make Way Partners and Justice and Care. She has collaborated with governmental agencies, non-government organizations and a spectrum of faith-based groups. She has testified before the U.S. House of Representatives and Senate committees as they drafted and revised U.S. anti-trafficking legislation.

In 2005, Lauran was honored with the Human Rights Award of the Baptist World Alliance, and in 2009 she was awarded a Doctorate of Humane Letters from Palmer Seminary for her “longstanding and focused ministry of justice and compassion.”

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