Saturday, November 7, 2009

Orphan Sunday, 11/8: Exhibitors at Bethlehem Baptist

Religion that is pure and undefiled

before God, the Father, is this:

to visit orphans and widows

in their affliction . . .

(James 1:27)

This is the weekend of Orphan Sunday. The exhibitors at Bethlehem this weekend represent an array of ways to "visit" orphans.

I hope you'll look through these and pray for God's guidance how you might be involved at some level in one of these opportunities for true religion.

Summit VI, Conference sponsored by Christian Alliance for Orphans

Safe Families for Children, equipping the church to offer biblical hospitality to children in crisis. Karl & Gerrilyn Kanowitz, MN

MN Adopt, dedicated to finding permanence for Minnesota children who need families.

The Micah Fund, saying yes to minority adoption.

Casa Hogar Alfa, creating a family for orphans in Oaxaca, Mexico.

Loving Shepherd Ministries, helping the church care for abandoned, orphaned, and at-risk children around the world.

Hope in View, sponsor a child affected by AIDS.

Life Coaches for Kids at Bethlehem Baptist, supportive mentoring of a fatherless child.

Better Future Adoption Services, focusing on adoptions from Ethiopia.

Africa Renewal Ministries, ministering to orphans in Gaba, Uganda, & sponsoring Mwangaza Children's Choir.

Bethany Christian Services, range of adoption and foster care services.

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