Friday, March 26, 2010

The Chapel’s Foster Care, Safe Families, and Adoption Conference

The Chapel, in Libertyville,believes that God cares deeply about children in need of families. He calls believers to help care for these children in James 1:27a: “Religion that God our Father accepts as pure and faultless is this: to look after orphans and widows in their distress” (NIV).

Today this need is very real, just as it was in James’ day. Make plans to attend their Open Hearts, Open Homes conference and discover how God might be calling you to look after children in need!

The cost is $20 and includes a light breakfast, coffee, a catered lunch, a variety of breakout sessions, resources, networking opportunities, DCFS training hours, and a keynote presentation by Jeff Griffin, co-senior pastor of The Chapel and adoptive parent. The conference will take place on Saturday, April 17, 2010 from 8:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. at their Libertyville Campus: 1200 American Way, Libertyville, IL 60048.

In addition to the keynote speaker, attendees can choose two breakout sessions.

____ Session 1: Beginning the Adoption Journey
____ Session 2: Helping Children Heal
____ Session 3: Becoming a Safe Family
____ Session 4: Adoption Conversations

____ Session 1: Bonding Through Play
____ Session 2: The Men’s Panel
____ Session 3: Why You Should Consider Being a Foster Parent
____ Session 4: Adopting Children with Special Needs

For more information, to register or to volunteer, visit or contact

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