Northgate Free Methodist Church

Set Free Weekend is 9/23 & 24.  Along with Valley Chapel (Warsaw) Free Methodist we are planning a morning workshop addressing issues of human trafficking on Saturday 9/23, from 8:15am to 12:15pm.  We have a full slate of speakers and breakouts planned and there is no registration fee or need to register – just plan to come!  One of the speakers, Ildiko Kober, a Set Free Coordinator from Hungary will be with us that morning, and also at the services at North on Saturday and Sunday.  I hope you’ll join us for this important weekend.


Kevin Austin – Free Methodist missionary with The Set Free Movement will speak on the topic of modern slavery

Several workshops will be offered including:

• Larry Winkles & Ildiko Kober – International Perspective (Hungary)
• Kevin Austin (Director, Set Free)
• Jeff McPherson – Biblical/historical perspective on slavery (RWC Prof)
• Angels of Mercy – A Rochester non-for-profit organization working to help women discover their purpose for life.

Informational displays

• International Child Care Ministries

A panel presentation by workshop presenters
In addition to the morning conference, both Valley Chapel/Warsaw and Northgate/Batavia will be hosting “Fair Trade Cafes” in the evening.
• Valley Chapel: food, musical artists, presentation on fair trade issues; from 6:30-8:30pm
• Northgate: food, coffee, information both before and after the evening worship service; beginning at 5pm

Sunday, 9/24/17
• Kevin Austin will be speaking at Valley Chapel/Warsaw
• Larry Winkles will be speaking at Brockport FMC
• Ildiko Kober will be speaking at Northgate/Batavia

08:15 Register, coffee, browse displays
08:45 General session – Kevin Austin
09:30 Break – browse displays
09:45 Workshop Session 1 (choose 1 of 4 options)
1) Larry Winkles & Ildiko Kober – International Perspective (Hungary)
2) Kevin Austin (Director, Set Free)
3) Jeff McPherson – Biblical/historical perspective on slavery (RWC Prof)
4) Angels of Mercy presenter, Lauren VanCott and/or Mary Jo
5) Options: Law Enforcement, RWC student group “Free,” Center for Youth
10:25 Break
10:35 Workshop Session 2 (choose 1 of 4 options)
11:15 Break – browse displays
11:30 Panel Discussion Q&A
12:15 Dismiss – browse displays

Valley Chapel/Hope Chapel Fair Trade Cafe
Day/time: Saturday, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Venue: Wyoming County Arts Council in Perry
Coffee: Provided through Burlingham Books (Todd-check with Ann)
Food: Homemade, or Sweet Sarah’s “fair trade” desserts
Artists: Kathryn and Halle (Todd)
Kelly’s Old Timers (Mike)
Paul Runfola (Todd)
Program: 6:30 – Welcome and present on “fair trade”
6:40 – Music
7:05 – Break, present on “fair trade”
7:20 – Music
7:45 – Break, present on “fair trade”
8:00 – Music
8:25 – Thank you and dismiss
Sunday Worship:
Valley Chapel – Kevin Austin (9/11 am)
Hope Chapel – (?)
Northgate – Ildiko Kober