Ministry Updates

Darren’s Corner: October 2013

Posted by Heather Sewell on October 30, 2013  /   Posted in Darren's Corner, Ministry Updates, Newsletters

As we approach Orphan Sunday this weekend, it is appropriate to recognize one of the major efforts of Orphan Care Alliance… advocating for the fatherless.  OCA is out in our community, meeting with churches to raise awareness for orphans.  Admittedly, many churches are aware of the orphans in 3rd world countries.  They recognize adoption as

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“Wait No More” comes to Louisville

Posted by Heather Sewell on July 23, 2013  /   Posted in Newsletters

September 2012 OCA has a mission to equip Christians to care for the fatherless.  There is an event in October to do exactly that.  OCA has teamed up with Focus on the Family to bring Wait No More to Louisville. What is Wait No More?  It is an event at Northeast Christian Church in Louisville

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“Wait No More” comes to Louisville

Posted by Heather Sewell on July 23, 2013  /   Posted in Newsletters

September 2012 OCA has a mission to equip Christians to care for the fatherless.  There is an event in October to do exactly that.  OCA has teamed up with Focus on the Family to bring Wait No More to Louisville. What is Wait No More?  It is an event at Northeast Christian Church in Louisville

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OCA Adoption Seminars

Posted by Heather Sewell on July 23, 2013  /   Posted in Newsletters

October 2012 It has been an incredible year for OCA in many, many ways.  Advocacy is one of the long-standing activities of OCA.  Originally, we started out holding one or two Adoption Seminars each year at Southeast Christian Church.  Over the past few years we have transformed to four orphan care seminars at four different

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Caring for Kids from Hard Places

Posted by Office Admin on July 23, 2013  /   Posted in Newsletters

March 2013 As the Body of Christ has stepped up in our obedience to care for the fatherless in our world, we are also growing in the understanding of being equipped for the day-to-day relationships of these commitments. Many of the children that we are called to care for through Life Coaching, Safe Families, foster

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Church and State work to protect children

Posted by Heather Sewell on July 23, 2013  /   Posted in Newsletters

November 2012 In the early 1900’s, it was the church that cared for the fatherless in our country, but as those facilities struggled to make ends meet, the government began to assume the role of providing for children where the parents were unable. And so the Church began releasing its responsibility to government, which established

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Call to Action: Kinship families

Posted by Office Admin on July 23, 2013  /   Posted in Newsletters

February 2013 On January 30th, the Courier Journal ran an article about cutting Kentucky child care programs. The Kentucky Department of Community Based Services (DCBS) will be helping fewer families with child care and will cut a program that pays relatives who care for children taken from their parents (i.e. kinship care is leaving). Orphan

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OCA Ministry Overview

Posted by Heather Sewell on July 23, 2013  /   Posted in Newsletters

May 2012 You may recall in last month’s newsletter, I introduced Orphan Care Alliance (OCA) with an overview of the ministry and referencing our Vision and Mission statements. This month, I would like to take a deeper look into where OCA places its focus. I hope this overview helps to clarify your understanding of how God is

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OCA: How does it work?

Posted by Heather Sewell on July 23, 2013  /   Posted in Newsletters

June 2012 Over the past few months, I have discussed the Vision, Mission, and Ministries of Orphan Care Alliance. I hope the information has been interesting. Now it is time to dive into the question: “How do we work?” This certainly gets to the action part of the ministry. We pray God calls you to

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