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Planting Seeds of Hope



Sermon presented on January 8th, 2012 to the Cloverdale Church of Christ

Sermon presented on January 8th, 2012 to the Cloverdale Church of Christ



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    Planting Seeds of Hope Planting Seeds of Hope Presentation Transcript

    • Searcy Children’s Homes “ Planting Seeds of Hope”
    • Religion that God our Father accepts as pure and faultless is this: to look after orphans and widows in their distress and to keep oneself from being polluted by the world. James 1:27
    • “ Planting Seeds of Hope” in children and families, providing the tools for Spiritual, Physical, Intellectual, Emotional, and Social growth
    • Adoption
      • Began in 1974
      • Is a licensed child placing agency
      • Is a 501(c)3 organization
      • Has provided care for over 1,200 children
      • Serves children from birth to 11 years old
      • Is overseen by a Board of Trustees
    • This year, more than 53 children have received care from Searcy Children’s Homes
    • Foster Care
    • Searcy Children’s Homes works with 22 great Christian foster families.
    • Adoption
    • In 2011, eleven adoptions have been completed.
    • Eight Searcy Children’s Homes families are waiting to complete adoptions
    • Residential Care
    • Maternity Services
    • Romans 8 15 The Spirit you received does not make you slaves, so that you live in fear again; rather, the Spirit you received brought about your adoption to sonship.And by him we cry, “Abba, Father.” 16 The Spirit himself testifies with our spirit that we are God’s children. 17 Now if we are children, then we are heirs—heirs of God and co-heirs with Christ, if indeed we share in his sufferings in order that we may also share in his glory.
    • God is a father that is close, committed and caring for His children for all eternity.