Monday, May 4, 7-8pm Meeting at the Rockford campus parking lot. We’ll circle up in our vehicles as we have physical distance but social togetherness! Bring a coffee and snack to enjoy as we connect. If the weather is bad or rainy we will do a zoom call instead, a […]
Adoption and orphan support for the Rockford, Northview and Ensley Campus.
Helping you support the foster care community. https://theforgotteninitiative.org/our-favorite-trauma-resources-for-the-church/
Trauma Competent Care Class taught by Bethany Hall from January – May, 6-7pm in Portable 2 at the Rockford Campus.
Stories matter. If you are adopted, 18-30, and would like to find out how you can share a story from your teen years to inspire and encourage adopted teens, this is for you. Local author and adoptive mom, Susan TeBos, is compiling short stories for her new book 50 True […]
Calling all Adoptive/Foster Moms ( or even in process Moms…) We are planning a dinner out one week from today, It will be an informal time for sharing, maybe crying, and supporting… Monday, March 2, 6:00pm, Cinco DeMayo, Rockford Call 616-667-7116 if you have any questions. Hope to see you […]
Emily Helder from Calvin University is hosting a social skills group. I know Emily personally as my Chinese children were involved in a 5 year adoption study. She is very good and I would recommend this group if you have concerns in this area. They are taking sign ups for […]
One of our adoptive families has been swamped with family and upcoming adoption issues. They would really appreciate a meal if you felt you had the time. Please join us in blessing them and meeting this need if at all possible. https://takethemameal.com/meals.php?t=IXRM8357&welcome=1 ALSO, our Trauma Competent Care class that is […]
Our first-class of Trauma Competent Care Training was a huge success, but unfortunately, we completely overflowed the room the church provided for us. They have moved us to a new place — Portable 2, to accommodate everyone. If you missed the first class, please don’t hesitate to come this week. […]
Moving from being consciously compassionate to competently compassionate is the heartbeat of the Trauma Competent Caregiver training curriculum. This training series is evidenced-based and rooted in a biblical foundation. It is designed to equip those involved in caring for adopted, foster, and vulnerable children with the knowledge and skills necessary […]
Clara Cookies is partnering with us in an adoption fundraiser to help bring our son home from Colombia. This is a Rockford, Michigan based company, 100% volunteer owned and operated, donating all profits to adoptions. Clara Cookies are large, individually wrapped protein and gluten-free cookies in 6 yummy flavors. There’s […]