Empowered to Connect Intensive Training

Campus Bible Church (map)

Date/Time: Starting April 23, 2018 from 6:00pm - 8:00pm. Every Monday for 8 weeks. 

Cost: $50 per individual, $99 per couple. Childcare is limited to 25 children so please register. You will be notified if you are on the waitlist. 

Empowered to connect (ETC) is an interactive learning experience designed specifically for adoptive and foster parents.  ETC equips parents with a holistic understanding of their child's needs and development while empowering them with the tools and strategies to effectively meet those needs, build trust, and help their child heal and grow.  

Parents who sign up will have weekly course work done through email leading up to the live training. The training will involve live teaching from foster/adoptive parents, group discussion, videos and advice from MFT's and occupational therapists with experience working with children from hard places.  There are only 20 spots available so register soon!


Learn more about ETC

Fostering/ Adoption 101 at LifeBridge Community Church

Fostering/ Adoption 101 at LifeBridge Community Church

LifeBridge Community Church (map)

DATES: Saturday, April 28, 2018
TIME: 9am- 12pm
LOCATION: LifeBridge Community Church

Whether you're seriously interested in foster care and adoption or simply curious to learn more about it, this workshop was designed for you. Through engaging live teaching and video, Fostering and Adoption 101 will cover the basics of:

  • Foster care
  • Foster adoption
  • Private domestic adoption
  • International adoption
  • How to choose the right adoption agency or you
  • Motives and expectations
  • What the Bible says about orphan care and adoption
  • Adoption and finances and more

The registration cost of $15 a couple or $10 per individual includes a continental breakfast, a free workbook about fostering/adoption, a CWO tote bag full of materials, and 20% CWO apparel

CWO Dessert Night Fundraiser

The Falls Event Center (map)

Please join us on

Friday, May 4th at The Falls Event Center
from 7:00pm - 8:30pm for a special dessert night with special guest Jamie Finn!

Jamie Finn is an adoptive and foster mama with a fire in her bones! Her personal blog, Foster the Family, went viral in the online world, and she has graciously agreed to join us as a keynote speaker for the night. She will be addressing the need for more ministries like ours, as well as reminding us it's not if you are called to help, it's how! We are offering a special Q&A session with Jamie for ticket holders at 6:30pm.

Stories Untold: Ampersand Ice Cream

Stories Untold: Ampersand Ice Cream

Ampersand Ice Cream (map)

Join us at Ampersand Ice Cream!
Our Stories Untold Exhibit will be on display at Ampersand Ice Cream
on Sunday, May 20th!

Stories Untold is a traveling awareness exhibit that uses storytelling & visual artistry to advocate for children in foster care.

The exhibit aims to change the conversation in our city about foster care and help mobilize the community to action.

By promoting positive stories of foster care & adoption, confronting common myths that prevent people from taking action and creating easy onramps for people to get involved, Stories Untold could be the beginning of someone's journey to becoming an advocate, mentor, foster or adoptive parent.