Hall-Proctor Institute for Child Advocacy Ministry

Named for Rev. Dr. Prathia Hall and Rev. Dr. Samuel DeWitt Proctor, this powerful event held annually on the sacred grounds of CDF Haley Farm in Clinton, Tenn., refreshes and renews faith leaders to help them continue the necessary, hopeful, sacred work of pursuing justice and joy for all young people. Hall-Proctor is where faith leaders and advocates alike share their stories of hurt and hope, pain and passion in beloved community.

Come sing and pray, strategize and struggle, organize, and advocate with us at the next Hall-Proctor Institute for Child Advocacy Ministry.

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CDF Haley Farm

Named for author and activist Alex Haley, CDF Haley Farm in Clinton, TN, is a sacred and safe space for facilitating movement-building moments and training opportunities for prioritizing joy, pursuing justice, and promoting rest as resistance.

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Children’s Sabbaths® Celebration

Children’s Sabbaths Celebration weekend engages places of worship across the country in focusing prayers, worship, education programs, and action on learning more about the urgent problems facing our nation’s children and youth. 

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Event Offerings 

Practicing Resurrection 

Congregations participate in a rigorous curriculum that offers practical and scholarly resources and hands-on activities.

Dale P. Andrews Freedom Seminary 

In addition to participating in the full conference, seminarians spend the week engaging with and learning from the greatest theological minds of our time. 

CDF Freedom Schools® at Hall-Proctor Institute 

Attendees with children can enjoy the conference while their Scholar spends the week experiencing the power of CDF Freedom Schools.

Take Action

At 2023 Proctor Institute, we asked participants to tell their senators to protect children not guns. It’s not too late to take action. Our children, youth, and families need your support.

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