Ministry for Adoption, Foster Care, and Safe Families

Monthly Archives: July 2011

Event Coordinator

We have a great opportunity for just the right person! If you are gifted at planning, creativity and event coordination, please consider letting God use you to organize awesome social events for the Compassion for Kids Ministry. Over the past year, families have been blessed by our annual Picnic (July), our Potluck (January), National AdoptionContinue Reading

Adoption agreement between U.S. and Russia signed

From the U.S. Department of State: The Department of State and the Department of Homeland Security announced today, July 13, 2011, that Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov signed a bilateral adoptions agreement that will strengthen procedural safeguards in adoptions between our countries.  Read more more of the notice here. Continue Reading

2011 National Adoption Conference

The 2011 National Adoption Conference was just held in Maryland July 6-9.   Dawn Davenport of Creating A Family reported the following on her Facebook post: • Infant adoptions continue to decline. Just over 18,000 infant adoptions in the US for 2010, compared to over 90,000 in 1975. Wow. Why? • Foster care adoptions are increasing.Continue Reading