Dorsey Jones

GO AND TELL: Responding to the Risen Christ
Keynote Speaker: Ms. Dorsey Jones

April 11, 8:45am – 3:00pm
Ray of Hope Christian Church, 2778 Snapfinger Drive, Decatur GA 30034
Registration Deadline March 27, 2015      Cost $15

  • Hear author and survivor of child exploitation, Dorsey Jones, as she shares her story of hope and how she is making a difference in the lives of young women.
     
  • Explore Biblical accounts of the women at the tomb and today’s stories of hope.
     
  • Worship the risen Christ in praise and thanksgiving.
     
  • Participate in workshops on such topics as Living Single, Hope for Caregivers, Successful Aging, Hope in the Face of Chronic Illness, and more.
     
  • Enjoy continental breakfast, door prizes, and a tasty lunch!
     
  • Bring mission items for the Voices program of YouthSpark Atlanta.
     
  • Registration is required so we can plan for your presence. (You may send a substitute if you cannot attend.)
     
  • Child care is available for age 6 months – 4 years. Reservations are required.  Please Bring snacks and lunch for your child (no peanut products, please).

Keynote Speaker Ms. Dorsey Jones

Dorsey Laquan Jones is a graduate of Morris Brown College, where she obtained a B.A. Degree in Criminal Justice. She is an Ambassador and Mentor for YouthSpark, a non-profit organization based at the Fulton County Juvenile Court in Atlanta, which serves exploited, abused and neglected youth. Ms. Jones is a former Probation Officer with Fulton County Juvenile Court, where she was able to serve out her passion to rescue young girls in trouble and encourage them to discover their true potential and believe in themselves. She is an active member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated.

Physically and emotionally abandoned by her mother, Dorsey overcame poverty, sexual exploitation and homelessness to become one of the most compassionate and impactful juvenile court law enforcement officer in the State of Georgia. Still fighting her own battles from a difficult childhood, Dorsey pours herself into her husband Carlos, her four children, and exploited runaway children. Dorsey turned her tragedy into triumph, and she gives God all of the credit and glory for her success. She is author of “Stretched Beyond Measure: When The Angels Were Crying,” the story of her painful journey. It reveals a courageous determination to overcome and defy statistics and identifies the characteristics and heart of the angels who rescued her. Dorsey is committed to “paying it forward” in thanksgiving. Ms. Dorsey’s book will be available for purchase.

Mission items for YouthSpark

(non-profit agency which serves exploited, abused, and neglected youth)

Body wash
African American hair care products
Toothbrushes and toothpaste
Feminine products (pads/tampons)
Scented body spray
Deodorant
Lotion
Bath sponges
Socks
Mini umbrellas
Blank journals
Ink pens
Fast food gift cards ($5 or $10)
WalMart gift cards

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