| 'päg 'äsä | noun, Filipino: HOPE

Will you join Nazarene Compassionate Ministries for an exclusive dinner event to support the Shechem Children’s Home as we raise $200,000 in gifts and pledges to fund the home for five years?

On any given day at the Shechem Children’s Home in the Philippines, you’re likely to find the children who live there playing basketball. One eight-year-old girl says she wants to play professionally. Another girl, age 14, hopes to become a singer.

The children at Shechem didn’t always think about the future, though. All of them are survivors of OSEC—the online sexual exploitation of children. Many of them were exploited for years before they were rescued. With that history, it can be hard for them to imagine a world that has any kind of hope at all.

The Shechem Children’s Home is an assessment center, which means children live there for a period of months while they begin to recover. It’s during that time the staff seeks to instill hope, or pag-asa.


Tuesday, the 3rd of December at 6:30pm
Dinner will be a specially-selected spin on Southeast Asian food prepared by Chef Rick Mullins.

The Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art on the Historic Kansas City Plaza 
4420 Warwick Blvd, Kansas City, MO 64111

Spend a night and experience the Christmas spirit through the lights on the Plaza before attending the event directly across from your hotel! A block of rooms will be reserved for all attendees at the Holiday Inn Country Club Plaza; reserve by November 15 for a special $100/night rate. It would be our pleasure to provide lodging for December 2 and 3 to the first 20 reservations for the event.

Will you join in helping create a future without human trafficking?

Will you help instill the pag-asa of Christ?

Please RSVP at or call 913.577.2880 by October 31, 2019

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