PORTRAITS OF GRACE VOLUNTEERS NEEDED: help deliver and set up Portraits of Grace Gallery at host churches in the St. Louis area (1-2 churches a month). Need a volunteer to take charge the 2010 scheduling of the Portraits of Grace Gallery for 2010 by calling back those churches interested in hosting and arranging dates. If interested in either job please contact Kim Smith 636/99-4343 ext 1250.
2010 Portraits of Grace Photo Shoot committee is being organized to help plan
fun activities and organize the photo shoot in March with St. Louis foster kids
who are looking adoptive families of their own.
If interested please contact Kim Smith 636/939-4343 ext 1250.
Other volunteers opportunites: Once a month writing notes of encouragement
waiting adoptive families; Coordinator to set up our Epworth Children Homes volunteer days(4 times a year) through Calvary's Community outreach.
EVERYTHING LITTLE THING WE DO IS MAKING AN IMPACT IN AN ORPHAN, FOSTER CHILD OR WAITING CHILD. NOW IS THE TIME TO JUMP IN- GET INVOLVED-MAKE A DIFFERENCE IN THE LIFE OF A CHILD!
BABY ITEMS NEEDED
Catherine & Scott Dreher are departing for Ethiopia on Jan.22nd to bring
their new son Abraham home and could use our help with filling up a suitcase
with much needed items for the orphanage. Items can be dropped off at the Open
Arms Ministry table at Mid Rivers Campus by this Sunday, Jan. 17th.
Diapers of all sizes
Diaper rash cream, baby shampoo and lotion
Men and women's deodorant
Please keep the Dreher's in prayer for safe journey and that Abraham bonds quickly.
This Month Collection Ministry is collecting luggage for social workers to pack foster kid's clothing in and new stuff animals(Not larger than 12 inches tall) to give the children when taking them into care.Please bring in new or gently used luggage and new stuffed animals to the Collection Ministry table in Lobby of Mid Rivers, in the barrels at West Campus and Welcome Center at Connections Campus.
February- We will be collecting any used shoes (adult or children sizes) to go towards building wells. So start cleaning your closets out.
Stacey & Jim Maneage (adopting from China);
Page & Steve Galbierz (adopting from China);
Robyn & Dwayne Crecelius (adopting from China);
Catherine & Scott Dreher (adopting from Ethiopia);
Amy & Kyle Cordes (adopting from Vietnam);
Joseph & Michelle Clevenger (foster adoption).
Amy & Rob Anderson (Domestic adoption)
Paul & Jan Wilkin
Open Arms Ministry Team Leaders:
Laura Fox/ Chris Michalski - Leaders for Adoption Ministry
Staci Maneage/Brian Taylor - Leaders for Orphan Ministry
Kristen Johnson/Christy Kaufman - Leaders for Foster Ministry
I will not leave you as orphans; I will come to you. John 14:18