Breaking the Shackles Night of Worship
Nov
3
6:30 PM18:30

Breaking the Shackles Night of Worship

Worship is an extremely powerful form of celebration. It is a footprint of freedom || On November 3rd join us as one body to proclaim freedom in Christ and celebrate those freed from human trafficking. Equally, we want to cry out for more freedom in the lives of those opressed. Leading worship will be members from multiple ministries including RUF at UGAGrace Athens &University of Georgia Wesley Foundation. Let's worship as one body and celebrate freedom! •• 
Everyone is invited to our BIGGEST event of the semester! Admission is FREE! Come sing songs and praise the one who brings freedom with us on a Friday November 3rd!


Worship Team:
Colin Stevens - Vocals - RUF
Shelby Lynn Frank - Vocals - Grace
Hampton Peay - Drums - Wesley
Timothy Yoon - Lead Guitar - Wesley
Ben Crawford - Bass - RUF
Joe Lee - Cello - Wesley
Niki Neiconi - Keys - BCM

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BTS Illumination Night
Oct
18
6:30 PM18:30

BTS Illumination Night

Join Breaking the Shackles, Inc. next Thursday, Oct. 19 for our annual Illumination Night! "Match" your passion with KNOWLEDGE; Shed light on modern day slavery.

At this event, we'll host a panel of professors, non-profit leaders, law enforcement officals and other professionals who break down the topic of human trafficking and equip you with knowlege to fight the issue. 
6:30 - 8:00pm // Caldwell Hall 302
Speakers on Panel: 
1) Dorsey Jones - Case Manager of youthSpark (and a survivor)
2) Candace Wood - Interim Executive Director of youthSpark
3) Agent Peacock - Georgia Bureau of Investigation Officer
4) Dr. Clay-Warner - Head of Department of Sociology

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BTS Coffee House Crawl Stop #2
Sep
14
6:00 PM18:00

BTS Coffee House Crawl Stop #2

T O N I G H T: •• Come join us at Jittery Joes Coffee {in 5 Points} for Night 2 of the Coffee House Crawl! •• Last week was amazing, but we already can't wait to jam out to some MORE local music artists with you! However, it's about more than just music. We believe that every voice we raise at our events ultimately helps give a voice to the VOICELESS: those stuck in the trap of human trafficking. To us, the first step towards freedom from slavery starts with a step towards a strong community set on standing up for what's right. So come be a part of the movement one sip of caffeine at a time!! {6-8pm}

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Breaking The Shackles at The Pit
Aug
19
5:00 PM17:00

Breaking The Shackles at The Pit

On August 19th from 5-9 PM Breaking the Shackles will be kicking off the year with a small festival at "The Pit" off of South Milledge! We'll have a series of local artists lined up for your listening pleasure (including our very own Hill Elliott Music!!) --> in addition to arts, crafts, refreshments, karaoke and a bonfire!

Let's start off this year with a celebration -- a shout of joyous hope that marches collectively toward freedom & crushes human trafficking as it stands presently! 

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BTS House Show
Apr
28
8:00 PM20:00

BTS House Show

Sadly it's the end of the year! However, we would love to celebrate all of the incredible things that have been done this year through our movement at UGA! 
Take a relaxing break before the onset of finals. Come to our very own house show! It's all the hype of a concert and all the intimacy of a home cooked meal. More info to come on the performance lineup. 
PS there will be a bonfire, however, we ask that our guests bring drinks and snacks out of the goodness of your heart (plus the event is free!!)

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Change Makers Conference
Feb
4
12:00 PM12:00

Change Makers Conference

Breaking the Shackles is hosting "Change-Makers Conference", an Athens-wide conference that will explore non-profits that are fighting injustice. Topics will include the refugee crisis, international education, fair labor, clean water, and human trafficking in the southeast United States. We believe that when the church unites against injustice, we become stronger. The combined strength our communities is enough to move mountains, and turn our cities upside down. We can change the course of history.

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BTS Acoustic Night
Jan
26
6:00 PM18:00

BTS Acoustic Night

Like good coffee, great music, & an even greater community to share it with?
Then come on out to Two Story Coffee House on Thursday, January 26th from 6-8 pm for the Breaking the Shackles Acoustic Night!
There’s nothing better than enjoying LIVE music so that others in bondage may freely LIVE. It’s time to end modern day slavery- so grab a mug & join the movement.

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Nov
10
6:00 PM18:00

Illumination Night

BTS, Free the Girls, and IJM will be hosting our annual Illumination Night & Awareness Panel! 
Representatives from Wellspring Living and Out of Darkness in additon to Susan Norris, the author of Rescuing Hope, will be speaking on the complexity of Human Trafficking. Join the fight and come hear how you can get involved!

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