Church care for crime victims
For more than 25 years, the Crime Victim’s Advocacy Council has helped crime victims find their voice. Founded by a United Methodist pastor and former prison chaplain, CVAC goes beyond facilitating support groups. The Rev. Bruce Cook hopes more churches will recognize this important ministry.
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If you would like to volunteer for CVAC and accompany crime victims to court, lend prayer support, or work one-on-one to help draft impact statements, visit http://cvaconline.org/volunteer/ or
This video was produced by United Methodist Communications in Nashville, TN.
Media contact is Fran Walsh, 615-742-5458.
This video was first posted on February 12, 2016.
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