Freedom Churches

Freedom Sunday | Freedom Churches in our Region | Become A Freedom Church!


Freedom Churches are partnering faith communities who partner with the Coalition and are committed to addressing human trafficking from a collaborative, Christ-centered perspective. 

The Coalition has been mobilizing and equipping churches since before we became an organization in 2010. We have worked with over 50 churches in the Central Valley, and have connections with churches in other states and across the globe.

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Need more info or want someone to contact you? Fill out our quick form or email


Our vision is to see followers of Christ leverage their influence to make a difference in the lives of those being exploited, responding effectively to human trafficking in our community. Whether you are a pastor, a church member, a business owner, an educator, a social worker, a student…YOUR voice is needed. Partner with us by identifying and reporting victims, preventing trafficking, and taking part in bringing transformation to our region.

Central Valley Justice Coalition commits to

1. Communicate (about regional human trafficking issues & news)

2. Provide Opportunities (prayer, education, prevention, ways to serve and lead)

3. Make transparent and detailed financial records available to all partners to ensure that your funds are being used to further our mutual goals.

4. Resource and Support (those affected by human trafficking; victims, survivors, families, advocates)

5. Educate and Consult (with church members, leaders, groups- this includes speaking at one event or providing one training annually by request)

View our Calendar for opportunities

Freedom Churches will

1. Identify a Coalition Representative (and build a team!)

2. Participate in Freedom Sunday. This is the final Sunday of February (or whenever you choose to participate!) For more info see our Freedom Sunday page

3. Pray for CVJC and human trafficking issues (take advantage of CVJC prayer opportunities and our prayer guide.)

4. Partner financially.

5. Build a safe culture in your faith community (for victims, survivors, and their families.)

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Freedom Churches in our Region

The churches whose logos are displayed below are actively committed as Freedom Churches. This means…

  • The faith community is part of the Central Valley Justice Coalition, and will actively engage in addressing human trafficking from a Christ-focused and collaborative approach in our region
  • A Coalition representative within the church congregation is being identified and working with a team to move forward in education and action steps
  • This process includes
    1. Prayer and financial support
    2. Observing Freedom Sunday annually
    3. Intentionally fostering a safe culture for victims, survivors and their families.(i.e: training for church leaders or consultation on responding to needs in the congregation)

For more about what this process looks like in a practical way, fill out our quick form or email

We are proud to welcome



fresno first baptist
Fresno First Baptist Church

1400 E. Saginaw Way
Fresno CA, 93704
(559) 227-8478

 millbrook presbyterian churchMillbrook Presbyterian Church

3620 N Millbrook Ave
Fresno, CA 93726
(559) 227-5355

 northpark community churchNorthpark Community Church

2297 E. Shepherd Avenue
Fresno, CA 93720
(559) 322-7200
Fax: (559) 323-7206

 the riverThe River

4450 N Brawley Ave #111
Fresno CA, 93722
(559) 492-7011

woodward park baptist churchWoodward Park Baptist Church

1801 E. Teague Ave
Fresno CA, 93720
(559) 298- 7087

north-fresno-churchNorth Fresno Church

5724 N. Fresno St.
Fresno CA, 93710
(559) 431- 0333

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Become a Freedom Church!

For more info or to request someone to contact you: Fill out our quick form or email

The process is focused on relationship! Our team is ready to:

  • Meet anyone interested in learning more and forming a team
  • Create a plan and process together, specific to your faith community
  • Support the journey you have been on and are committing to

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