For Immediate Release
National Religious Freedom Experts Presenting
10am Sunday, April 22nd, Victory Church, Yorktown, VA
ph. 757.868.9979
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For Immediate Release:
Religious Freedom and The Common Good

10am Sunday, April 22nd
Victory Church, Yorktown, VA
ph. 757.868.9979 | w.  

National religious freedom experts Stanley Carlson-Thies, PhD and Chelsea Langston-Bombino, Esq of the Institutional Religious Freedom Alliance will be sharing with Victory Church their important work of protecting religious freedom and what it means for the common good. This is a part of a larger series that Lead Pastor, Jamé Bolds has been speaking to his church called "Discover the Common Good."

"Stanley and Chelsea are national experts that help protect vital public ministries like churches, preschools and many faith-based organizations that live out their faith in the public square. We are elated to have them here to worship with us", stated Jamé Bolds.

In an interview style conversation, Pastor Jamé along with Dr. Carlson-Thies and Mrs. Langston-Bombino will interact about the current challenges that grassroots ministries are facing and what more can be done to protect religious freedom.

This is your opportunity to discover your part in the Common Good here at Victory and our community!

Victory Church invites everyone to come discover what faith can do in the public square. 


Stanley Carlson-Thies is the Founder and Senior Director of the Institutional Religious Freedom Alliance (IRFA), a division of the Center for Public Justice. As part of this role, he convenes the Coalition to Preserve Religious Freedom, a multi-faith alliance of social-service, education, and religious freedom organizations that advocates for the religious freedom of faith-based organizations to Congress and the federal government. In addition he is also a Senior Fellow at the Canadian think tank Cardus.

From 2009-2010 he served on a task force of President Obama’s Advisory Council on Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships.  He served with the White House Office of Faith-Based & Community Initiatives from its inception in February 2001 until mid-May 2002.  


An attorney by training, Chelsea Langston-Bombino focuses on equipping faith-based organizations to advance their religious freedom by living out their faith-based missions, in their public policy engagement, their organizational practices, and through cultivating positive public perceptions.

She also serves as an adjunct professor at Pepperdine University's DC campus and is on staff at Potomac Valley Assembly Church.

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