Veritas Mercy was able to walk alongside and provide financial assistance for two different families this week as they went through financial struggles.
This past Monday, She Has A Name launched our second round of job-readiness college classes for survivors. Pray for the three women taking the classes.
We had an amazing night of prayer, worship and art with over 100 people representing four congregations around Columbus committed to responding to human trafficking.
It’s always a gift to realize how restoring a trashy back lot into a beautiful mini-park reminds us of God at work in our hearts, restoring and renewing.
Pastor Wes Thompson talks about the drug epidemic in Ohio and how the local church can offer hope because of what Jesus has done. Thompson expounds on Refuge Coaching, where men from the church form intentional friendships with those in phase three of recovery at the Refuge. These men serve as financial and life coaches to offer support, resources, and advise.
Summer service is all about relationships. The community wants to know “Who is Veritas?” Let’s show them.
A lot of our work at She Has A Name happens behind the scenes. This particular initiative has been in the works for nearly two years.
The Veritas West congregation celebrated these men who completed their thirteen month commitment to the refuge ministry’s residential living.
“As a church, we’re committed to the welfare of our city. We want to be aware of who is advocating, as city council cadidates, for the voiceless in our city.” – Amy Byler, Director of Veritas Mercy
She Has A Name, launched out of Veritas about four years ago, is stepping into new territory that begs attention in the anti-human trafficking community—job readiness for survivors.