Open Arms: Support for Adoptive and Foster Families
Touchable Grace - God working through His Church in the care of orphans.
Calvary Open Arms Ministry provides hope for orphans, to educate, encourage and equip families in their journey towards adoption and foster care.
Our vision is for every orphan child to be loved, cared and support by a loving family so that they can grow up knowing that they are a child of God. Open Arms helps the Church reclaim the care for orphans as part of God's plan. Open Arms is a great place to connect, find encouragement, support and to be equipped.
Our website: openarmscalvary.com
Filipe & Cherie Magueja - Directors of Open Arms Ministry
Call (636) 939-4343, x1250 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Myths & Realities Informational Class
If God is calling you to open your home to a child in foster care, care for a child from "hard places," or adopt, this 90-minute class covers the basics of foster care and adoption. No need to register. Just show up.
TBRI: Trust-Based Relational Intervention Parent Training
This class is held in the fall at the Mid Rivers Campus.
The TBRI course is designed for those who are already foster and adoptive parents and grandparents. TBRI equips parents with a holistic understanding of their child's needs and development while empowering them with the tools and strategies to effectively meet those needs, build trust, and help their child heal and grow. The training is taught from a Christian perspective and focuses on a wide range of topics and issues relevant to adoptive and foster parents, including helping parents understand the impact of their child's history, what they themselves bring to the parent-child relationship, the fundamentals of attachment, the impact of fear, and the importance of meeting their child's sensory processing, nutritional and other physiological needs.
If you would like to take the Empowered To Connect simulcast training to a new level, or you were unable to make the conference, this training is for you!
Open your arms and home to a child going through a troubled time. Find out how you can reach out with God’s love and compassion to embrace those who need temporary help in your community. Safe Families Staff will be available to answer questions and provide program insights.