FAM: Foster & Adoption

The Foster Adoption Ministry will be starting up again!

We are meeting Sunday, May 2nd from 4:00pm to 5:00pm in room 100. There will be a place for your kids! Please join us.

For more information, please contact Sharon Palmer at mamashar9810@aol.com

Hope For The Journey Conference

April 29, 8 AM - 5 PM | Lake Church Room 214

Register Here! 

Show Hope’s Hope for the Journey Conference is designed to equip and encourage parents and caregivers meeting the needs of children impacted by adoption and/or foster care. Bringing together teaching, resources, and practical experiences, parents and caregivers (and the churches and organizations seeking to serve these children and families) will gain a deeper understanding of these children’s needs.

Learning Objectives

• To help understand the specific needs of the whole child; the principles of Connecting, Empowering, Correcting; and practical steps that can help children thrive.

• To provide an in-depth look at the impact of trauma on children, including effects on brain development, neurochemistry, sensory processing, attachment behaviors, and the ability to self-regulate.

• To encourage parents to consider their own histories, attachment styles, and what role they may play in their child’s process of developing a secure attachment.

• To provide a summary of attachment and key attachment research, focusing on the role of attachment as the foundation of the parent/child relationship. This conference will also focus on helping parents/caregivers understand how to rebuild and repair ruptured attachments for children who have experienced early trauma.

• To present an overview of how sensory processing and neurochemistry are affected in children who have experienced early trauma.

• To offer insights, strategies, and tools that are helpful for parents/caregivers in achieving effective behavioral change while promoting lasting connection and healing with their children.

• To help parents and caregivers see their children with eyes of compassion and to offer 

Cost: $10 per family unit, Lunch is provided

Childcare is available upon request for 1-year-old and up - 

Training Certificates available.

Space is limited to 60 family units

Register Here!