Wednesday, September 5, 2:00 pm. Christian Alliance for Orphans (CAFO) will be
hosting a free WEBINAR, “Standards of Excellence in Short-Term Missions.”
Short-term mission trips carry potential for much good and much harm.
This webinar is for churches, agencies and organizations engaged in short-term
missions who wish to implement “best practices” to benefit vulnerable children and
families. More details and registration can be found here.
Tuesday, September 11, 6:30 - 8:00 pm. Wake County will be hosting an
INFORMATION MEETING for anyone wanting to learn more about becoming a
foster parent. Located at 220 Swinburne Ave in Raleigh. For more details,
contact Tonya Askew at 919-212-7794 or visit the Wake County website.
Tuesday, September 11, 12:00 – 1:00 pm. Children’s Home Society will be hosting an ONLINE INFORMATION MEETING to learn more about becoming a foster or adoptive parent. More information and registration can be found here.
Wednesday, September 12, 6:30 - 8:00 pm. You are invited to attend an INFORMATION SESSION to answer your questions about fostering and adopting through Methodist Home for Children. Located at 1041 Washington St. in Raleigh. More information can be found here.
Wednesday, September 12, 6:30 – 7:30 pm. The Orphans, Adoption, and Foster Care (OAFC) ministry at St. Michael’s will be hosting a SUPPORT GROUP for foster and adoptive parents the 2ndWednesday of every month. Foster and adoptive parents need community support to help increase stability for children and to learn tools to meet the varied needs of the children in their care. This group will meet at St. Michael’s Conference Center, 830 High House Rd. in Cary. For more information, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 919-468-6100.
Friday, September 14, 7:00 – 9:00 pm. Join other women who have fostered or adopted children for a 6-session BIBLE STUDY. We will be exploring six characters from Scripture, and what lessons each teach us about the journey of parenting children born to others. Meets at the home of Jodi Jackson Tucker in Durham (close to Southpointe Mall). For more information, please contact email@example.com
Tuesday, September 18, 4:00 – 6:00 pm. Bethany Christian Services will be hosting an INFORMATIONAL MEETING at Crossroads Fellowship in Raleigh. For more information and to register, please visit their website.
Thursday, September 20, 6:00 – 7:00 pm – Lifeline Children’s Services will be hosting a free WEBINAR: “Roadmap to International Adoption.” Join in and be guided through what the international adoption process looks like, walk through the steps involved, and learn more about their international adoption program. More details and registration can be found here.
Thursday, September 20, 8:30 – 10:00 pm. Bethany Christian Services is offering a free WEBINAR entitled “Trauma and the Brain.” Participants will learn about the make-up of the brain and how trauma affects brain development, learn about different types of trauma, be able to determine the difference between stress and trauma, and learn about complex trauma and its effects. More details and registration can be found here.
Thursday, October 4, 7:00 – 9:00 pm. Safe Families for Children invites you to join them for an evening of PRAYER AND WORSHIP. Hear parent and volunteer testimonies, be inspired by what the church can do through “biblical hospitality,” and learn about ways to get involved with SFFC. This event will be held at Church of the Apostles, 333 Church at North Hills St. in Raleigh. For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sunday, November 11–ORPHAN SUNDAY! On Orphan Sunday, Christians all over the world stand for the orphan. No matter how big or small you event, you can add your voice as we “defend the fatherless.” Ideas and resources can be found at https://cafo.org/orphansunday/.