Safe Families

May Safe Families Update

Posted by Heather Sewell on May 13, 2016  /   Posted in Safe Families

A few weeks ago, while working with a new mom, I picked up scabies from being in her apartment. If you don’t know what scabies are, I wouldn’t suggest googling it, especially while eating! To spare you the critter pictures, it is the equivalent of head lice but on your body. Awful right? I was unwillingly forced

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A year of growth and gratitude

Posted by Heather Sewell on December 23, 2013  /   Posted in Ministry Updates, Newsletters

Living life fully with God brings unique challenges, growth and joy. 2013 has been a year of challenges, growth and joy for Orphan Care Alliance and for me personally. Historically, Orphan Care Alliance has seen steady growth. In 2013 several new initiatives were launched. The two most important was the startup of Safe Families and

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Orphan Sunday highlights needs of parentless

Posted by Heather Sewell on November 01, 2013  /   Posted in Advocacy, Churches

By: Ruth Schenk On Nov. 2 and 3, Southeast Christian Church will observe Orphan Sunday, joining thousands of churches focusing on the 153 million parentless children around the world. That weekend, representatives from Southeast’s partner, Orphan Care Alliance, will be available at all three campuses to answer questions. The nonprofit was founded by three Southeast members

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Nationwide Safe Families Initiatives

Posted by Heather Sewell on September 16, 2013  /   Posted in Safe Families

By: Heather Sewell As you continue to hear about the movement to keep families together and children in the homes of their biological families, be encouraged. Safe Families for Children has a rich history and the movement grows all around our nation. I hope today, you will be encouraged as you read these three stories

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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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St. Matthews Neighborfood

Posted by Heather Sewell on June 18, 2013  /   Posted in Events

By: Allison Taylor   The Neighborfood Event is about our local community, coming together to have a good time but at the end of the day making a difference in the lives of others. Today I want to spotlight OCA, who is doing some absolutely amazing work in our communities. First is Orphan Care Alliance, they are

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St. Matthews Neighborfood

Posted by Heather Sewell on June 18, 2013  /   Posted in Events

By: Allison Taylor   The Neighborfood Event is about our local community, coming together to have a good time but at the end of the day making a difference in the lives of others. Today I want to spotlight OCA, who is doing some absolutely amazing work in our communities. First is Orphan Care Alliance, they are

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St. Matthews Neighborfood

Posted by Heather Sewell on June 18, 2013  /   Posted in Events

By: Allison Taylor   The Neighborfood Event is about our local community, coming together to have a good time but at the end of the day making a difference in the lives of others. Today I want to spotlight OCA, who is doing some absolutely amazing work in our communities. First is Orphan Care Alliance, they are

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Safe Families Church Multiplier

Posted by Office Admin on June 11, 2013  /   Posted in Volunteer Opportunities

Orphan Care Alliance is seeking Safe Families Church Multipliers.  In addition to the Promoter and Minister roles, your church offers its services to other churches participating in the Safe Families community. Primary Responsibilities: Promoting Safe Families through videos and information tables Identify and support Safe Families volunteers Provide resources to volunteers at your church and

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Safe Families Church Minister

Posted by Office Admin on June 11, 2013  /   Posted in Volunteer Opportunities

Orphan Care Alliance is seeking Safe Families Church Ministers.  Church Ministers promote Safe Families for Children, and it is designated as one of your church’s local outreach ministries or a new ministry for Safe Families for Children is added. Primary Responsibilities: Identifying and supporting Host Families in your church. Offering support services to Host Families

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