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What if the church became the place where abused and neglected children became beloved sons and daughters?

What if the church became the place where abused and neglected children became beloved sons and daughters?

April 21, 2017
Join us this Sunday, April 23, 3-5pm for Trauma Informed Ministry Training. Based on Trust Based Relational Intervention. Increasingly, our children are subject to adverse circumstances in their earliest years of life.
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What's your super power?

What's your super power?

April 21, 2017 Sherry Bouquet
Doing what you love will help children from hard places in our community. These women from Trinity Lutheran use their talents to make beautiful cards. The proceeds from the sales are donated to local ministries.
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I can't foster, but I can...

I can't foster, but I can...

March 27, 2017 Sherry Bouquet
I can't foster but I can . . . How would you finish that sentence? Can you cook a meal once a month? Help out with laundry, or rake a yard? Perhaps you would rather give two times a month to spend a few hours with your "foster grandchildren" or "foster nieces and nephews?"
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It's the first time this happened in 15 years!

It's the first time this happened in 15 years!

March 1, 2017 Sherry Bouquet
This is a message I was blessed to receive along with the above picture. “I have extra kids for the weekend, helping out another family myself. Cathy is fixing dinner for five tonight. A huge blessing for me and for four foster kids.
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Many hands make light work

Many hands make light work

February 20, 2017 Sherry Bouquet
What a beautiful sight to behold when the body of Christ serves children from hard places together. At the beginning of February we had the privilege to wrap a care team from Trinity Lutheran Church around an Ashland Foster Family after a placement
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Our new year's wish for you...

Our new year's wish for you...

January 15, 2017
As we begin a new year, let's celebrate the impact of the first seven months of Fostering Family Ministries.Recruiting Foster FamiliesThis past year FFM has been able to contribute to an increase in foster families from 8 to 14 with a couple of more
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The gift of interruptions this Christmas

The gift of interruptions this Christmas

December 22, 2016 Sherry Bouquet
As we walk through the messages of the Advent season featuring the all familiar cast I have been struck by a common theme, a quality, a manner of living that is evident in the life of each one in the Christmas story. The unifying thread: a life inter
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Please share our thanks for giving

Please share our thanks for giving

November 24, 2016 Sherry Bouquet
As you gather with family and friends, know that Fostering Family Ministries is thankful for your prayers and support of children from hard places in Ashland. We have just begun to partner with local churches to call out foster families and supportiv
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Our children are thankful for you

Our children are thankful for you

November 22, 2016
We are thankful for those who have already opened their hearts to foster children and their families.
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Helping new foster families

November 4, 2016 Sherry Bouquet
Two weeks ago I had the privilege of meeting three new foster families in Ashland County. Their excitement was palpable as was their nervousness. The call to serve foster children is clear to the families, yet the task can seem daunting. Imagine the
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Learn to serve a foster family

October 24, 2016
"Many hands make light work." For those of us in the church, we can be the hands to help foster families who are on the front lines making a difference in the lives of children in foster care. You may not be able to become a foster or adoptive parent
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Be the Neighbor

Be the Neighbor

October 19, 2016 Sherry Bouquet
Put the messge of the Good Samaritan in practice and solve the foster care crisis in your county through the ministry of your local church.
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