Save the Dates
September 8, 9, 10, 2017
Thistle Farms – Heal, Empower and Employ
Founded by The Reverend Becca Stevens
Thistle Farms, a powerful global community of women survivors healing from prostitution, trafficking and addiction, annually providing safe and supportive housing, advocacy services and economic independence for hundreds of women previously enslaved. Stevens’ message that “ love is the most powerful force for change” and the success stories of women survivors at the upcoming events will inspire and show how the private sector can be a driving force for change in the protection of the rights
of every human.
Join Becca Stevens and two survivors for any part of the free & open weekend’s offerings:
Friday night dinner:
Becca Stevens & two of the survivors from the residential program at Thistle Farms will tell their stories of
desperation, courage, love and change.
6:30 pm – St. Mary of the Hills Parish Hall, 140 Chestnut St. Blowing Rock, NC 28605
Saturday Morning Justice Tea:
9:00 –11:30 tea and light refreshments with Becca & friends
Sunday: 8:00 Church service
9:00 Adult Christian Education during Sunday School Hour
10:10 Church service
The Rev. Becca Stevens is an author, speaker, priest, pathfinder, and change-maker. Her story is
compelling and thought provoking, bringing global issues to our towns. Last year, over 3,200 calls on
human trafficking were identified in N.C.
Stevens has been featured in
The New York Times, on ABC World News and NPR, and recently named a 2016 CNN Hero and a White House “Champion of Change.” She was featured in the PBS documentary, "A Path Appears" and named Humanitarian of the Year by the Small Business Council of America. All events are free and open to the public.
They will be held at:
St. Mary of the Hills Episcopal Church
140 Chestnut St. Blowing Rock, NC 28605