Cherish All Children

Join us this January as we learn and grow together! January is National Human Trafficking Awareness & Prevention Month. Here are two ways you can engage in protecting and caring for all of God’s children.

ELCA Social Message on Gender-based Violence – Called to Foster Change

Wednesdays January 6, 13, 20 & 27, Vicar Anne & Joy McElroy will lead a discussion from 7:00-8:00pm on the Christ on Capitol Hill Zoom. We’ll read together and discuss the Social message on Gender-based Violence which encourages us to work together to recognize, understand, and confront this ancient sin that is still present in our communities.

Session 1: What is gender-based violence?

Session 2: Who is involved and why do people inflict gender-based violence?

Session 3: How does Christianity contribute and where is God in the midst of this?

Session 4: What can we do?


We hope you can attend all sessions, but please join us when you are able.

Contact Vicar Anne or Joy with questions at or


Online Safety for Youth

January 14, 7:00-8:15 pm

 Join Cherish All Children to learn how you can keep children and youth safe online in your own homes and communities. As youth spend more time than ever online these days, predators have adjusted to reaching young people where they are – whether on social media apps, games, or school-issued devices. There is a great deal we can do to safeguard children from the risks. 

We’ll discuss vulnerabilities in youth that make it easier for someone to take advantage of them, security features and safety planning, what if scenarios, and where to go to get help if needed. This event is for church leaders, parents, grandparents, community members, and youth!

REGISTER HERE for this free virtual event.

Registration required to receive the Zoom link for this event.

Contact Joy with questions at