Orphan Care

Compassion Cup Golf Scramble

Posted by Heather Sewell on July 15, 2015  /   Posted in Churches, Events, Ministry Updates, Partners, Volunteer Opportunities

Orphan Care Alliance 2015 Compassion Cup Take Your Pastor Golfing, in support of Orphan Care Alliance Sponsored by Spalding University On Monday, September 28, 2015, Orphan Care Alliance will be presenting a first-of-its-kind Fall Golf Scramble at Oxmoor Country Club. Spalding  University has generously offered to sponsor the event! This fundraiser will double as an opportunity for you

    Read More

National Attachment Trauma Awareness (NATA) Day

Posted by Heather Sewell on June 19, 2015  /   Posted in Adoption Support, Advocacy, Family Support, Orphan Care, Parenting

My Life as a Parent of a Traumatized, Attachment-Disordered Child I’m giving you this letter because you have expressed an interest in my experience as a parent of a traumatized, attachment-disordered child. It is not a story I relate to you lightly. My child has some very special needs and because of this, so do

    Read More

WLKY Adoption Fair held in Louisville

Posted by Heather Sewell on January 22, 2015  /   Posted in Adoption, Adoption Support, Advocacy, Events, Family Support, Foster Care, Orphan Care, Parenting, Partners

WLKY’S WEDNESDAY’S CHILD TO HOLD FREE ADOPTION INFORMATION FAIR ON JANUARY 25 Fair helps parents expand their family through adoption FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (Louisville, January 16, 2015): WLKY’s Wednesday’s Child is hosting its 16th annual adoption fair on Sunday, January 25 from 1 pm to 4 pm at the University of Louisville’s Shelbyville Road campus.

    Read More

Advocating this Holiday Season

Posted by Heather Sewell on November 18, 2014  /   Posted in Advocacy

  ‘Tis the season for advocating for the fatherless and families in crisis. The end of the year brings out the volunteer in all of us! Advocating during the holidays is a great way to share the need of families in crisis and vulnerable children in our community. TIME: Give of your time this season by

    Read More

Darren’s Corner: September 2014

Posted by Heather Sewell on September 08, 2014  /   Posted in Advocacy, Darren's Corner, Ministry Updates, Orphan Care

 May God bless everyone receiving this newsletter. By: Darren Washausen, OCA Executive Director We are grateful for the opportunity to share the ministry of Orphan Care Alliance with you as we strive to touch the lives of children in need right here in Kentucky and Southern Indiana. Normally, the summer is a slower time at

    Read More

Saying “Yes” During the Lenten Season

Posted by Heather Sewell on February 24, 2014  /   Posted in Orphan Care

By: John Simmons @ simmonsjohnm It’s my personal belief that orphan care should always be at the top of our list. After all, care of orphans, widows, and keeping ourselves from being polluted by the world are what the Bible calls “pure” and/or “faultless” religion (James 1:27). Even so, if this is an article about

    Read More

Jeff Stumph: Friend to the Fatherless

Posted by Heather Sewell on January 02, 2014  /   Posted in Orphan Care

Many lives have been impacted for the gospel through our friend and brother in Christ, Jeff Stumph. Instead of talking about the impact he has made on the lives of the OCA staff, I wanted to highlight some of your comments made throughout the last year. Feel free to comment and remember Jeff for the

    Read More

Orphan Sunday in Southern Indiana

Posted by Heather Sewell on October 28, 2013  /   Posted in Advocacy, Churches

By: Shawna Miller   Eastside Christian Church in Jeffersonville, Indiana, is in a church what Louisville is in a city. It is either a big small church or a small big church. Which it is for you depends on when you’re there and for what. On Orphan Sunday, November 3, at 4 p.m., I hope

    Read More

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

    Read More

Journey to Adoption: Russia

Posted by Heather Sewell on June 12, 2013  /   Posted in Adoption

By: Heather Sewell “The path (to adoption) is not easy but the awareness amplifies your calling. God calls you and equips you to do more than you ever imagined you could; a common theme among many adoptive and foster families.”        -Darren Washausen, adoptive father   Upon hearing a story of homeless children

    Read More

Page 2 of 3123
Back to Top