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4 Things OCA Never Asks For…

Posted by Heather Sewell on September 14, 2017  /   Posted in Fundraiser

OCA equips Christians to act on the biblical command to care for the fatherless. Whether it is bringing a family together by providing an adoption loan or grant, building a community of support for adoptive and foster parents or providing coaching and relational support to youth or a family in crisis, OCA connects Christians to

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Saturday Boost!!

Posted by Heather Sewell on September 02, 2017  /   Posted in Events, Together in the Trenches

By: Amanda May Remember when I shared about my struggles with anger? God has tested and grown me in this area, and sometimes I forget how much I have changed. With so much noise in our lives, it’s difficult to take time to pause and recognize how far we have come.  Last week, I messed

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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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Four reasons OCA matters

Posted by Heather Sewell on December 29, 2016  /   Posted in Fundraiser

 My parents separated when I was 3 years old. I have heard it said that children won’t remember much, if anything, from their early childhood, but I remember the night my father left like it was yesterday. Yelling, screaming, lamps thrown, tables flipped. I spent most of that night in a closet, and then I

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Orphan Advocacy and You (part 2)

Posted by Heather Sewell on December 23, 2016  /   Posted in Advocacy

(read part 1) So if the Son sets you free, you will be free indeed. John 8:38 What will you do with that freedom? Use this advent season to pray about your role in caring for families and children. Please consider praying through this list I have put together for you – in 2016, make your

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6 holiday tips for adoptive families

Posted by Heather Sewell on December 14, 2016  /   Posted in Adoption, Adoption Support, Advocacy, Family Support

Adoption and the Holidays from OCAKids on Vimeo. Underlying issues like adoption, thinking about birth parents, sensory issues, new culture can cause extra aspects of stress to a family’s holiday celebrations. OCA wanted to provide some ways you and your family can plan for the upcoming holiday festivities with freedom and ease. These suggestions come

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3 Reasons to Golf in the 2016 Compassion Cup

Posted by Heather Sewell on August 16, 2016  /   Posted in Fundraiser

Need a reason to golf? Here are three. Fore Bill The 2016 William “Bill” Karem Compassion Cup is honoring a man who valued family. Bill cherished his wife of 53 years, loved young children and golfing was one of his favorite hobbies when the grandkids were busy. He was accepting, kindhearted and “near perfect,” as his family described him. He had his quirks. He

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The Golden Shoe Award, KDF 2016

Posted by Heather Sewell on April 19, 2016  /   Posted in Events, Fundraiser

We are excited about the upcoming KDF miniMarathon and we need you! This year, we challenge each OCA Hub to help us race to the finish line of raising $25,000! The Hub that raises the most money between now and April 30th, will win the 1st Annual Golden Shoe. The winning hub will receive “bragging

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Foster Training Hours Offered in Kentucky

Posted by Heather Sewell on April 11, 2016  /   Posted in Adoption, Adoption Support, Advocacy, Churches, Events, Foster Care, Orphan Care, Parenting

Kentucky Foster Parents will Receive State Approved Foster Training Hours at upcoming Adoption Seminar State workers lead breakout sessions to train foster parents OCA presents adoption and foster care from a Christian perspective. The breakout sessions cover a wide array of topics that will help your families sort through the complex process of adoption, both domestically

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