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.
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?"
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.
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
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
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
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
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
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