Encourage congregants to attend this grace-filled, ten-week healing experience. Hope For Adoptive Moms validates the sometimes-devastating experiences of adoptive/foster parenthood while offering hope, practical coping strategies, and spiritual renewal for the journey ahead.


Encourage congregants to attend this grace-filled, ten-week healing experience. Hope For Adoptive Moms validates the sometimes-devastating experiences of adoptive/foster parenthood while offering hope, practical coping strategies, and spiritual renewal for the journey ahead.

Donate or take advantage of our community partnership with Tantrums and provide foster children with gently used clothing when they enter foster care or transition to a new family.


Donate or take advantage of our community partnership with Tantrums and provide foster children with gently used clothing when they enter foster care or transition to a new family.

A support group where women talk about infertility, upside down planning, endurance, and what God's Word has to say on these subjects.


A support group where women talk about infertility, upside down planning, endurance, and what God's Word has to say on these subjects.

Create financial solutions for adoptions in your church through an adoption fund. Lifesong administers your funds simply and with no fees. Individuals as well as churches are assisted in establishing tax deductible donation funds


Create financial solutions for adoptions in your church through an adoption fund. Lifesong administers your funds simply and with no fees. Individuals as well as churches are assisted in establishing tax deductible donation funds

The Dream Centers provide health and hope for people in Colorado Springs who are working to rebuild their dreams. There are currently three Dream Centers Supported by Colorado Springs: The Women's Clinic, Joel Home, and Mary's Home.


The Dream Centers provide health and hope for people in Colorado Springs who are working to rebuild their dreams. There are currently three Dream Centers Supported by Colorado Springs: The Women's Clinic, Joel Home, and Mary's Home.

There are many resources available online to help your church get started. Some resources include: christianalliancefororphans.org togetherforadoption.org tapestryministry.org embracetexas.org


There are many resources available online to help your church get started. Some resources include:
christianalliancefororphans.org
togetherforadoption.org
tapestryministry.org
embracetexas.org

Facilitate the Prayer Vigil. This is a call to believers to join together and come before God to pray for the more than 400,000 children in our foster care system. Pray for the children, their families, the workers, and the Churches response to this crisis. 


Facilitate the Prayer Vigil. This is a call to believers to join together and come before God to pray for the more than 400,000 children in our foster care system. Pray for the children, their families, the workers, and the Churches response to this crisis. 

Collect, organize, and distribute items needed by adoptive/foster families.


Collect, organize, and distribute items needed by adoptive/foster families.


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Choose a book or a study related to adoption or foster care. Facilitate the group discussion and build relationships. 


Choose a book or a study related to adoption or foster care. Facilitate the group discussion and build relationships. 

Display a tree in your church with ornaments requesting gifts for individual foster children. Attendees choose an ornament, purchase a gift described on the ornament, and return the gift unwrapped for the child.


Display a tree in your church with ornaments requesting gifts for individual foster children. Attendees choose an ornament, purchase a gift described on the ornament, and return the gift unwrapped for the child.

Partner with this non-profit humanitarian organization by filling a backpack with clothing, toiletries, books, or toys. Caseworkers distribute these backpacks to children and youth in need. backpacksofhope.org 


Partner with this non-profit humanitarian organization by filling a backpack with clothing, toiletries, books, or toys. Caseworkers distribute these backpacks to children and youth in need. backpacksofhope.org 

Families join together for a day of fun and relationship. Kids and parents alike are reminded that there are other families that "look" just like them.


Families join together for a day of fun and relationship. Kids and parents alike are reminded that there are other families that "look" just like them.

Each November, thousands of events will echo across America and around the globe, all sharing a single goal: that God's great love for the orphan will find echo in our lives as well. Orphan Sunday is your opportunity to rouse churches, communities, and friends to God's call to care for the orphan.  orphansunday.org


Each November, thousands of events will echo across America and around the globe, all sharing a single goal: that God's great love for the orphan will find echo in our lives as well. Orphan Sunday is your opportunity to rouse churches, communities, and friends to God's call to care for the orphan. 
orphansunday.org

Provide much needed respite for foster/adoptive parents with a night out. Offer childcare to increase members' ability to attend.


Provide much needed respite for foster/adoptive parents with a night out. Offer childcare to increase members' ability to attend.

Establish and facilitate additional support groups. Potential groups might support adoptees/foster children, siblings of adoptees/foster children, and waiting families.


Establish and facilitate additional support groups. Potential groups might support adoptees/foster children, siblings of adoptees/foster children, and waiting families.

The adopt a caseworker program connects caseworkers with individuals, churches, businesses, and organizations in an effort to meet specific needs of that caseworkers clients. gtcp.org


The adopt a caseworker program connects caseworkers with individuals, churches, businesses, and organizations in an effort to meet specific needs of that caseworkers clients. gtcp.org

Organize a special dedication service for adopted children and/or their siblings.


Organize a special dedication service for adopted children and/or their siblings.

Organize informational seminars with professionals educated in parenting and/or in challenges specific to adoption/foster care. 


Organize informational seminars with professionals educated in parenting and/or in challenges specific to adoption/foster care. 

Sponsor an evening of dessert and fellowship in a home. In this more intimate setting, one family shares their adoption/foster care experience.


Sponsor an evening of dessert and fellowship in a home. In this more intimate setting, one family shares their adoption/foster care experience.

Facilitate a "first steps" seminar to help educate potential adoptive parents. A good resource to help guide the event is the "Church Partnership Manual" by Loving Shepherd Ministries.  loving-shepherds.org


Facilitate a "first steps" seminar to help educate potential adoptive parents. A good resource to help guide the event is the "Church Partnership Manual" by Loving Shepherd Ministries. 
loving-shepherds.org

Families in the trenches often have needs that members of the community would love to provide. Connect families with helpers in the area.


Families in the trenches often have needs that members of the community would love to provide. Connect families with helpers in the area.

Connect families with simple wage-earning jobs with foster kids to help them develop strong work skills.


Connect families with simple wage-earning jobs with foster kids to help them develop strong work skills.

Set up The Care Portal to bring the needs of hurting children and families in your community to our attention. The Care Portal makes local churches aware, giving them a timely, non-threatening invitation and opportunity to respond. goproject.org/care-portal/about


Set up The Care Portal to bring the needs of hurting children and families in your community to our attention. The Care Portal makes local churches aware, giving them a timely, non-threatening invitation and opportunity to respond.
goproject.org/care-portal/about

BACA is a non-profit organization that exists to provide aid, comfort, safety, and support for children that have been sexually, physically, and emotionally abused. Local families have benefitted greatly from their commitment to healing and prevention. bacaworld.org


BACA is a non-profit organization that exists to provide aid, comfort, safety, and support for children that have been sexually, physically, and emotionally abused. Local families have benefitted greatly from their commitment to healing and prevention. bacaworld.org

The most important thing that we can do for children in need is to pray for them. We must submit to God's Word and pray about the ways that God wants us to care for them. Also, we must encourage prayer in others and support our community through prayer. 


The most important thing that we can do for children in need is to pray for them. We must submit to God's Word and pray about the ways that God wants us to care for them. Also, we must encourage prayer in others and support our community through prayer. 

Organize meals for adoptive/foster families in need. Meal coordinating can be easy with: carecalendar.org   takethemameal.com mealtrain.com


Organize meals for adoptive/foster families in need. Meal coordinating can be easy with: carecalendar.org  
takethemameal.com
mealtrain.com

Join in a night of food, fellowship, and discussion with other men in your church. 


Join in a night of food, fellowship, and discussion with other men in your church.