by Rachal Carr
The headlines, both locally and globally, are shouting of brokenness and frustration, of disunity and uncertainty.
We're ready for some hope.
How about adding these headlines to your newsfeed? They tell of light shining bright in the darkness. They highlight the stories behind the products at this year's Ethical Trade Marketplace. When you choose to shop these products, you become part of the story, part of the hope.
Unbroken: Families Kept Together through Dignified Employment and Education
Recipe for Success in the Tri-Cities: Gospel Hope and Job Training for Women in Need
Never. Trafficked. Again.
A Way Out: A Sustainable Solution for Complex Poverty in Northern India
Once Left Behind, Now University Bound in Uganda
Lighting the Way for Young Moms and their Children
Christ Kitchen: Spokane's Impoverished Women Find Hope and a Paycheck
Rescue a Girl. Empower a Family. Redeem a Generation.
Mom of 10 Creates Hope-Filled Jewelry Line that Gives Back
These are just a few; there are many other headlines that highlight the stories behind the products that will be featured at our Ethical Trade Marketplace.
Let's join together, supporting the good work being done locally and globally. Our purchases reflect our values, and they can support these hope-filled headlines. This is one way we can make a difference and share the love of Jesus in the midst of our broken world.
Saturday, November 13 | 9A-2P
Bethel Gym | Richland
Here are a few notes about this year's Ethical Trade Marketplace.
- The market is for our entire Tri-Cities community. There will be products for men, women and children - all are welcome!
- Feel free to come anytime between 9A and 2P. There is no need to register.
- We will operate under the current religious and retail guidelines for our community.