We Get Churches Engaged and Working Together

We help you and your church share the love of Christ with all those impacted by foster care, adoption or kinship care

WE ARE HERE TO HELP!
Christians share a call to serve abused and neglected children.
We are here to help!
 
Many churches are already serving families in this space. We help church leaders understand the complexities of the system and connect them with resources to help their families. 
Most churches have a heart and desire to serve hurting children and families but are largely unaware of the extent of the crisis and the many ways they can serve.

Get Your Whole Church Involved

BUILD THE CORE

Your Church Engagement Specialist will help you Identify families and individuals in your church that are actively serving or impacted by the foster care system. 

EMPOWERING CHURCHES FOR THE CORE

1. DISCOVER YOUR CORE
Find out which families in your church and/or community are actively involved in foster care and adoption via email, social media, church bulletins, announcements and community groups.

2. GATHER YOUR CORE
Start with an initial meeting and begin to identify the experiences and needs of one another. Use this meeting to begin forming a database of families involved in direct care as well as those with the desire to serve and assist.

3. SERVE YOUR CORE
Meet the needs of current foster, adoptive and kinship families. Many churches do meal trains, meet tangible needs, prayer, babysitters, lawn care or needed home projects. 

GROW THE CROWD

Your Church Engagement Specialist will help you share about the crisis and ways they can serve. Churches often share from the stage and host informational meetings.

GET INVOLVED TODAY

1. ACTIVATE YOUR CROWD
Your Church Engagement Specialist will help you share the crisis with your whole church family. 

2. GATHER THE CROWD
We help your church do this in a variety of ways through sermons, info meetings, small group presentations, videos and panel interviews. 

3. CROWD IN ACTION
Your church family can serve their fellow families in the church through lawn care, transportation, house cleaning, car maintenance, and providing meals and groceries.

SERVE THE FOSTER, ADOPTIVE, KINSHIP COMMUNITY

Your Church Engagement Specialist will help you find your piece. Alliance Prevention Network, Babysitting Collaborative, KinMart, GrandMart, Caring for Caseworkers, Build a Bed and many more ways to mobilize your church to serve those impacted by the foster care system.

A COMMUNITY THAT CARES

1. DISCOVER THE COMMUNITY NEED
Your Church Engagement Specialist will help your leadership identify needs in the community near your church and any training or equipping needed to start serving. 

2. GATHER THE COMMUNITY
The Alliance has a variety of programs, projects and connections with local non-profits to help your church mobilize and serve the community. The Alliance can host trainings for those interested in serving: Trauma informed care training, Alliance Prevention Network Response Team Training.

3. COMMUNITY-WIDE SUPPORT
Many opportunities exist. The key is working with your Church Engagement Specialist to focus ones that fit your church. Some options include: Building caseworker kits, foster family kits, meeting needs through Alliance Prevention Network, hosting a parents’ day out and prayer.

THE EXPERIENCED SUPPORT YOU NEED
Alliance Church Engagement Specialists

Jocelyn Wilson

Director of Church Engagement

Alex Wallendorff

Church Engagement Specialist

Brittany Flournoy

Church Engagement Specialist

Katie Devine

Church Engagement Specialist

HOST AN ALLIANCE INFORMATION MEETING

The Alliance Team would love to come to your church. Hosting a church information meeting is often the first step to activating your church. 

Our Church Engagement Team walks alongside church partners
Together, we identify strategic ways to mobilize individuals and the church body to serve in impactful ways. We help you and your church share the love of Christ with all those impacted by foster care, adoption or kinship care.
 
Don’t miss this opportunity to partner with an experienced ministry leader who understands the unique challenges of building ministry and serving in this space.
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ATTEND AN ALLIANCE GATHERING
CALLING ALL SAN ANTONIO & SURROUNDING AREA MINISTRY LEADERS

You are invited to an Alliance Gathering where we engage and equip ministry leaders who share the love of Christ with those impacted by foster care, adoption or kinship care.

Alliance Gatherings are for Pastors, Church Leaders, Ministry Leaders, Foster/Adoptive Parents, and anyone within your church that wants to hear how to strategically engage TOGETHER as the Church and make an impact on the Foster Crisis in our community!

REGIONAL ALLIANCE GATHERINGS
Connect with churches in your area

Jocelyn Wilson Church Engagement Specialist

TBD

Registration Link:

North – Brittany Flournoy, Church Engagement Specialist

July 22nd

10:00 AM – 12:00 PM @ Emily Hlavinka’s Home

Registration Link:

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/alliance-gathering-north-tickets-646303429957

NortheastAlex Wallendorff, Church Engagement Specialist

July 8th

9:30-11:00 AM @ the Wallendorff home

Registration Link: https://AllianceGatheringNorthEast.eventbrite.com

Jocelyn Wilson (Church Engagement Specialist)

TBD

JOIN THE MOVEMENT

Together we can solve the problem through prevention, provision and protection, we can help break the foster care crisis cycle. 

Since 2016

It takes dozens of pieces to bring healing to children and families. No one church, person, or family can fill all of the roles needed. It requires an Alliance of everyone playing their piece to bring restoration and healing to families.

DISCOVER WAYS YOU CAN SERVE
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Through our experiences, we’ve discovered which organizations are essential in providing support and resources to children, youth and families impacted by the foster care system.

Our goal with this guide is to help you find the right fit for your passion and skill set so that you can make a meaningful impact in the lives of children and families in need.

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Play your “piece” and contact us today!