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OCA, Thankful for 2016

Posted by Heather Sewell on November 24, 2016  /   Posted in Events, Fundraiser

Happy Thanksgiving! At OCA we have much to be thankful for! Over 500 people have taken their first steps to adoption or foster care. Over 16 foster youth have been matched with a Life Coach. Over 50 adults answered the call to mentor foster youth who are at risk of aging out of the foster

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Seminar Volunteers Needed

Posted by Heather Sewell on August 27, 2014  /   Posted in Advocacy, Volunteer Opportunities

Serve at this year’s Adoption & Foster Care Seminar If you have a heart for orphan care and would like to volunteer at this year’s seminar, check out the needs below! If you are interested in any of these roles, please email Kris Zoeller or Heather Sewell. We are looking for 6-7 solid volunteers who can

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Simplify the way you give back this holiday season

Posted by Heather Sewell on November 25, 2013  /   Posted in Events

This holiday season, as you begin making your list and checking it twice for your family members who have been naughty and the ones who have been nice – remember Orphan Care Alliance and the children in our community who benefit from our local ministries.  By: Heather Sewell Whether you connect with foster youth ministries through

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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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The Gospel, bigger than any statistic

Posted by Heather Sewell on September 11, 2013  /   Posted in Advocacy

By: Heather Sewell You may have seen the heart-wrenching statistic for aging-out foster youth. Living a life alone, without grace, forgiveness, or Jesus leads 75 percent of these young adults to worldly traps causing them to fall into a life of homelessness, incarceration or pregnancy out of wedlock. Many of these young adults turn to the

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