Our Mission

Cherish All Children's mission is to educate and engage congregations in the prevention of child sexual exploitation and trafficking.

Our Vision

ELCA congregations will be prevention champions so all children may be cherished, not exploited.

Our Prevention Model

We educate youth and adults about sexual exploitation and trafficking, root causes, and prevention strategies using our 4-part prevention model:

PRAY for children in your congregation and community.

EDUCATE youth and adults about child sexual exploitation and how to prevent it.

CONNECT with organizations in your community working to prevent child sexual exploitation and trafficking.

ACT to address societal practices that exploit children.


Cherish All Children is a social ministry organization, affiliated with Lutheran Social Service Minnesota. While we are located in Minnesota, we support ELCA churches across the US.