Many families within the church are at various stages of the adoption process. Because adoption and orphan care have unique challenges, our vision is to provide support and networking opportunities for adoptive families to discuss issues unique to their situation with like-minded individuals. These discussions could be broad in scope as well as specific for parents in similar circumstances. Parents who are further along in the journey of raising adopted children will seek to provide valuable insight to those who are at earlier stages of the journey.
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Embracing Family is Parkside's orphan care ministry and we are teaming up with Cleveland's chapter of Safe Families for Children with an informational luncheon on September 23rd following the third service. Safe Families for Children began in 2003 striving to engage families via faith communities to open their homes to care for vulnerable children. We share their desire to help families before a major crisis hits with the hope that we can keep families intact, minimize children entering foster care, and reduce abuse and neglect. If you are considering how you can care for vulnerable childrn in your immediate community then we encourage you to attend the meeting and pray about the possibility of partnering with Safe Families for Children.
If you can attend, please RSVP to Linn at firstname.lastname@example.org or call the church office at 440-543-1212 so we can plan for our food needs.
Embracing Family is our ministry at Parkside which focuses on caring for orphans according to God's commands in the Bible. We invite you to join us on April 8th following the third service in room A207 for a vision meeting and a light lunch. Pastor Brandon Smith will lead the meeting as we consider our vision for how we as a church can care for the fatherless in both the short and long term. RVSP to Linn at email@example.com
The Embracing Family ministry will hold a fellowship luncheon on November 19th at 12:30pm in room A207. All families who have adopted or who are interested in adoption or foster care are welcome to attend. Lunch will be provided and children are welcome. Please RSVP to Linn at firstname.lastname@example.org