Why Foster Care & Adoption?

There is an orphan crisis in Flagstaff and around the world. Children who have lost parents, been abandoned by parents, or been taken out of dangerous environments, are in need of stable homes and loving families. James tells us that caring for vulnerable children such as these is close to the heart of God. Therefore we, the people of God, must lead the way in recognizing this great need and stepping up to meet it.

This issue is very near to us. Arizona, and specifically Coconino County has a massive foster care crisis, with thousands of children in the foster care system. The state simply does not have enough homes to care for them all and they are asking for the church’s help.

"Religion that is pure and undefiled before God, the Father, is this: to visit orphans and widows in their affliction, and to keep oneself unstained from the world." - James 1:27


As a church community we want to support and encourage our foster families at every stage of this journey.

Foster Families Need Support

 

 

SUPPORT GROUPS: A group of foster families, people who want to help, singles, couples, people looking to foster, adopt, or families currently going through the adoption process that meets regularly. The purpose of this group is  to encourage, strengthen, and enable each other in their ministry to foster children and their biological families.

ACTIVE VOLUNTEERS: Key leaders that seek to encourage, pray for, and support foster families on a regular basis. These leaders will be working alongside the Redemption Flagstaff Foster Care & Adoption Team as they lead and cast vision for supporting Foster Care & Adoption in Flagstaff.

TANGIBLE NEEDS: From childcare (the most expressed need), respite caretakers, supplies, prayer, meals, and beyond–these are some of the most practical ways to bless and serve our foster families.

WRAP AROUND TEAMS: (coming soon)

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