CAFO Summit May 4-5, 2017 in Nashville, TN
VOICES OF ADOPTION & FOSTER CARE
Come join this down-to-earth panel of adult adoptees and foster care alum speaking about their unique perspectives on everyday joys and challenges. Discover how each leader has used challenges of the past to become the place of God's active work through them in ministry. Hear answers to the most frequently asked and challenging questions on hard issues. Bring your own questions and settle in for rich discussion and insight!
(Facilitator: Trisha Priebe, Lifesong for Orphans Panel: Tony Mitchell,Transformation Strategist; Mandy Litzke, Former Foster Youth, Adoptive Mom, Ministry Leader; Ruth Thomas, Adult Adoptee) ￼
Then join me for further discussion in an additional break out with interactive conversation on Friday.
The National Foster Care Initiative Symposium
On August 20th, some of the leading thinkers in foster care will gather for one day to share ideas and experiences that are making a difference throughout the country.
Save This Date: February 7-8, 2014: More4Orphans Summit 2014
More4Orphans Summit 2014 will break hearts for what breaks God's - the cry of the orphan.
This special event will further equip and encourage us in our individual responses to James 1:27 as we bring focus to the orphan crisis in our world today and explore ways we can all help the most vulnerable among us.
The Summit features three tracts: global orphan care, foster care and adoption and includes main speakers, break-out sessions, exhibitors and time for prayer and worship.
Learn more here:
You are invited to experience God's heart for the orphan and find out more what that looks like for your life.
The summit will be held at the Columbus, Ohio Vineyard Church.
Our Speaking Schedule
- 8/31-9/1 New Beginnings Church, Meadville, PA
- 9/8 – Worship ~ LTWM; Lower Lights Community, Columbus OH
- 9/14 Miriam's Heart Conference (serving w/ Bishop W.C. Martin)
- 9/21 – Women's Luncheon & LTWM, Criderville, OH
- 10/4-5- Together4Adoption Conference (Meet Up's/ Connections), Louisville, KY
- 11/2 OCA –Orphan Care Alliance Seminar, Louisville, KY
- 11/3- National Orphan Sunday AM –New Jersey
- 11/10 – Orphan Sunday @ Open Door Church, 6:30p.m.; Elyria, OH
The Orphan Mile Conference: April 13, 2013
Saturday April 13th, 2013 from 8am-2pm
At Tri-County Church of God, Dubois, PA
The Orphan Mile is a one day FREE Adoption/Orphan/Foster care event hosted by Adopted Orphan Care at Tri County Church of God.
Childcare is available!!!
Don’t miss Keynote Speaker – Mandy Litzke - Founder, Safe Harbor Orphan Care Ministries,wife & mom to 16. Born into the tragedy and hopelessness of addiction and abuse hear her story of rescue and redemption; experiencing God's healing grace & transforming what could become bitterness into blessings. Called to an unimaginable journey of faith and obedience to live out loud James 1:27.
A masterpiece of His design all for His glory. (2 Cor 5:13-14)
Journey to Jamaa: Thursday, March 21, 2013 – 7pm: Vinyard Columbus Chapel
Thursday, March 21, 2013 – 7p.m.
Vineyard Columbus Chapel, 6000 Cooper Rd., Westerville, OH
This month, we depart from our regular 2nd Mondays schedule to bring a special evening of worship, prayer and the presentation of World Vision's Journey to Jamaa.
This award-winning, theatrical-quality film tells the story of two children who make an impossible journey—and a family that faces an impossible choice in the midst of crushing poverty.
This film is suitable for 6th-grade and older audiences and contains mature themes, so attendees will need to make child care arrangements accordingly.
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More4Orphans Summit: March 9 & 10, 2012, Columbus, Ohio
God's call to "look after orphans and widows in their distress" is clear. But with more than 143 million orphans in our world today, it is overwhelming. What is God calling his church to do?
We're hoping you'll join us and find out at the More4Orphans Summit March 9-10.
We'll be bringing a sharper focus to the orphan crisis in our world today and explore ways we can all help the most vulnerable among us.