Author Archives Heather Sewell

Self-Care: A Critical Component of Persevering

Posted by Heather Sewell on August 17, 2017  /   Posted in Advocacy, Family Support

By: Amy L. Denley, Psy.D. By and large, most adoptive parents I have met are remarkable people. They are committed to causes bigger than themselves and are courageous and generous about investing themselves in the lives of others. But sometime this “outward focus” can leave adoptive parents little time for self-care. Their own emotional, spiritual and physical needs may be

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The Moment I Started to Self-Care

Posted by Heather Sewell on August 03, 2017  /   Posted in Advocacy

By: Heather Sewell I never realize the need to slow down until I get sick. Like, physically drained. My husband always jokes and tells people that he is married to a machine. But, when enough is enough – I crash. Hard. In bed for an entire weekend – but that was before becoming a mother.

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Foster Youth Awareness Luncheon

Posted by Heather Sewell on July 20, 2017  /   Posted in Events, Life Coaching

What If…you didn’t help your teens transition to college? What if…no one helped you transition to adulthood? For our community’s foster youth transitional support is critical to navigating adulthood. The statistics are staggering when we evaluate the first 3 years of a youth who transitions without support. Maybe you aren’t called to adopt, foster or

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Introducing: SAFE HARBOR

Posted by Heather Sewell on July 14, 2017  /   Posted in Safe Harbor for Families

Ministry Announcement! We have made the decision to take “OCA” out of the name of our family preservation ministry to avoid any confusion for our sweet clients. We know the children in this ministry are NOT orphans and we would never want to imply otherwise. So – check out our newly renovated ministry. Same Goal

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TBT Compassion Cup 2016

Posted by Heather Sewell on July 06, 2017  /   Posted in Fundraiser, Ministry Updates

Dr. Seuss once said, “as in golf, as in life, it is the follow through that makes the difference.” Since 2015, Orphan Care Alliance has hosted an annual fundraiser. The Compassion Cup Golf Scramble serves as a way for people who care about our ministry to connect and show their support for the mission of

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Equipping the Church to Care for Kids from Hard Places

Posted by Heather Sewell on June 22, 2017  /   Posted in Advocacy, Churches, Ministry Updates, Parenting

By: Haley Hisle Those who provide care within a school and church setting spend a lot of time with children and adolescents and can have a profound influence. These people volunteer in many different roles to help look after children while a parent is in a small group or church service. Heather Sewell, Ministry Development

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