The River Church South

Our church got involved in working to fight Human Trafficking in March of 2012 which easily led us to wanting to make good consumer choices. We now have Fair Trade sugar, coffee, tea, and hot chocolate, and display an Equal Exchange poster above our cafe table.

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Campaign Progress

Incorporate Fair Trade Education into Your Social Teachings

Connect the tenets of your faith to Fair Trade. Empower congregants to live their faith by being conscious consumers.

Completed April 19th, 2017

Commit to Purchase Fair Trade Products When They Are Available

Work with your congregation to offer Fair Trade products regularly at services, vending machines or offices.

Completed April 19th, 2017

Include Fair Trade in Events

Serve up Fair Trade coffee, tea, and other products when possible at meetings, in gathering places, and at events.

Completed April 19th, 2017

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Upcoming Events

IJM Freedom Sunday

September 24

We are partnering with IJM to share about how human trafficking affects our world. We’ll be talking about how we can help end trafficking – which includes things like purchasing fair trade products! Join us if you can. 🙂

Jubilee Prayer Day

October 22

We are partnering with Jubilee USA to bring attention to the ways that debt and legislation in need of reform connects to the larger problem of trafficking. Through prayer, we will raise awareness for social consciousness, loving our neighbor, and understanding that how we spend our dollars can impact the world for good.

Fair Trade Products

Resources

Costco Kirkland Whole Bean Coffee

April 19, 2017 Best Practices & Tips

Equal Exchange

April 19, 2017 Download

Members

Kristina Kaiser
Linda Roy
Ryan