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Adoption and orphan support for the Rockford, Northview and Ensley Campus.

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June 9, 2020

When Your Children Don’t Look Like You: Understanding Black Hair Care When Your Children Don’t Look Like You: Understanding Black Hair Care

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Grafted Moms Connect

April 27, 2020

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 […]

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The Forgotten Initiative

March 25, 2020

Helping you support the foster care community. https://theforgotteninitiative.org/our-favorite-trauma-resources-for-the-church/

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Adoptive/Foster Moms’ Night Out

February 24, 2020

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 […]

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Social Skills Group For Internationally Adopted Teens

February 2, 2020

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 […]

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Meals and Meetings

January 16, 2020

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 […]

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Trauma Competent Care Training class moved!

January 10, 2020

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. […]

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Trauma Competent Care Training

January 4, 2020

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 […]

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