Mt. Pleasant United Methodist Church to host program on human trafficking
A program on human trafficking will be held on Saturday, Nov. 19, at the United Methodist Church.
All program events will begin at 9:30 a.m., and are being hosted by the United Methodist Women.
As part of the educational program, a group of panelists will be in attendance to discuss issues surrounding human trafficking including:
•Peggy Knudsen, wife of Faith Christian Outreach Church (FCOC) Pastor, Monte Knudsen
•Ken Brown, Director of the Mt. Pleasant Fellowship Cup
•Rich McNamee, Henry County Sheriff
•Ryan Pilling, Mt. Pleasant Police Department
•Cindy Seberg, treasurer for the Southeast District of the Iowa Conference of United Methodist Women
Human trafficking is a multi-billion dollar criminal industry that forces 20.9 million people around the world into slavery.
Saturday’s conference will discuss the local impact of human trafficking as well as address the various types of human trafficking that can effect men, women, teenagers and children.
The Mt. Pleasant United Methodist Church is located at 309 North Main Street. All interested citizens are invited to attend. Refreshments will be provided.
For more information, call 319-931-9749.