God Is Faithful to Do More Than We Could Imagine

June 30, 2020 rachelmiley
By Melissa, Pregnancy Counselor Many years ago, God branded upon my heart the truth in Ephesians 3:20 (ESV), “to Him who is able to do far more abundantly than all that we ask or think.”  There are so many great things in this verse. God is able!  He goes above and beyond anything that we
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Orphan Sunday

June 25, 2020 megan
Each year, hundreds of churches dedicate one Sunday to advocate and raise awareness for the plight of the fatherless on Orphan Sunday. Lifeline Children’s Services wants to help challenge and equip churches, pastors, lay leaders, and families to share the reality, communicate God’s call, and find practical ways to respond. Will you partner with us
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Orphan Sunday 2020 Resources

June 25, 2020 megan
All Orphan Sunday 2020 resources can be accessed through the Dropbox share folder or through the links below.  Dropbox Share Folder Be an Orphan Sunday Coordinator Coordinator Description 60 Ideas for Celebrating Orphan Sunday Lifeline Ministry Overview Lesson Plans Adult Lesson Student Lesson Kids Lesson Logos Logo – JPG Logo – PDF Logo – PNG
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Celebrate Father's Day

June 19, 2020 megan
God’s Word is clear about the influence and value of a father in the life of a child. We are grateful for all dads, including biological, adoptive, and foster dads. We know that you feel the same, so we wanted to help you celebrate the dads in your church family. We created this video you can download and
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June 16, 2020 Justin Walters
https://lifelinechild.plexaserver.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/2/2016/02/Stand-for-Orphans_Website-BRoll.mov  
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Families Count

June 12, 2020 megan
Families Count is a family restoration and preservation ministry designed to give local churches a platform to minister to the parents of children who have been placed into the local foster care system or at risk of entering it. Families Count equips the church to engage some of the most vulnerable families in their community
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Statement from Lifeline Children’s Services on Racial Injustice

June 12, 2020 megan
Lifeline Children’s Services is heartbroken by the systemic racism and injustice that plagues our nation. We mourn and grieve for the unfathomable loss of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery and the countless others who have suffered and died simply because of the color of their skin. Racial inequality is not a trivial problem to
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Volunteer Family Reunions

June 5, 2020 Justin Walters
  Family Reunions  The Lifeline Family Reunion is a ministry-wide opportunity for adoptive families from all over the country to come together and share in a day of fellowship and fun for the whole family. Hosted bi-annually at our home office in Birmingham, AL, we gather all domestic and international alumni families in one location to spend time with Lifeline staff, meet other Lifeline adoptive families,
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Volunteer Stand for Orphans

June 5, 2020 Justin Walters
  Stand for Orphans  Stand for Orphans is a year-round initiative created for kids, by kids, to help raise money toward the orphan crisis across the globe. Participants raise awareness and support by hosting a stand in their community and selling goods of their choice – lemonade, baked goods, handmade crafts, dog treats, etc. Volunteer to host a stand with your family. Create a fun family activity, teach
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Volunteer Share the Story

June 5, 2020 Justin Walters
  Share the Story Banquet  Our annual Share the Story Banquets are our most highly-anticipated events of the year. These special nights, with each of our partnering communities, allow guests a closer look inside Lifeline’s ministry. The event features dinner, musical performances, inspirational stories, and celebration of what the Lord has done through Lifeline staff, partners, and alumni families. Our guest list ranges from
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Volunteer Golf Tournament

June 5, 2020 Justin Walters
Golf Tournament Volunteer Roles  Lifeline’s Annual Celebrity Golf Tournament is typically held in May at Bent Brook Golf Course in Birmingham, Alabama. This afternoon event is a great opportunity to reach a slightly different audience of about 150 golfers and celebrities (primarily men) with Lifeline’s mission and heart for serving vulnerable children around the world. This tournament is strongly driven by our National Board President, Doug Acton, and provides our
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Volunteer Spa for the Soul

June 5, 2020 Justin Walters
Spa for the Soul is a time to serve our partners at Pregnancy Resource Centers. Representatives at local centers gather with us for a relaxing day that consists of a devotion, meal, and fun activities. Volunteers for this special annual event will help with set up, clean up, food and drink service, and assist at various stations throughout the event (photobooth, Lifeline information table, etc.). Providing a relaxed and caring environment for our
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Volunteer Birth Mother’s Day Brunch/Luncheon 

June 5, 2020 Justin Walters
Birth Mother’s Day is an event to honor birth mothers who have made an adoption plan. This can be a sweet, yet emotional time for many of our participants as we celebrate their life and the brave decision they made to choose life for their child(ren). There is a combination of speakers, music, spoken Word, and a time
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Volunteer Arc Stories

June 5, 2020 Justin Walters
Arc Stories: Better Together (Birmingham, AL only)  Lifeline partners with Arc Stories every January to present a night of live storytelling called “Better Together: Stories of Adoption, Fostering and Orphan Care.” Lifeline staff and advocates share raw testimonies to honestly illustrate the highs and lows, victories and disappointments and work God is doing through His people to care for the vulnerable around
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Volunteer R(un) for One

June 5, 2020 Justin Walters
Lifeline’s R(un) for One is a family-friendly annual event where Lifeline’s alumni, friends, advocates, and community partners run or walk to raise awareness and funding for vulnerable children around the world. All event proceeds benefit (un)adopted®, Lifeline’s international orphan care ministry. This is our widest reaching event with at least nine locations hosting 5K runs, with runners also participating in states across the country through R(un) Where
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'Thank You' to Our Partner Healthcare Facilities

June 1, 2020 rachelmiley
We love the healthcare facilities we get to partner with through our pregnancy counseling ministry. Places like Stormont Vail Hospital in Topeka, Kansas, mean a lot to Lifeline Children’s Services and the way they make us aware of expectant mothers we can walk with and serve.   To say “thank you” and send some love
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Mission Kid

May 30, 2020 megan
Mission Kid is a perfect missions complement to your camp, Backyard Bible Club, or other summer ministry program for children. Lifeline takes the stress out of planning and preparing a missions emphasis by giving you all the tools you need in a convenient, free download. This year, we will take a journey to Liberia, where
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Fostering Hope

May 29, 2020 Justin Walters
With over 400,000 children in the U.S. in state care, we are in the midst of a crisis. For the church, the most difficult aspect of foster care is knowing how to get involved. Lifeline Children’s Services wants to take the guesswork out of getting your church engaged in bringing the gospel to bear to
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Felt Safety... Right Now?

May 28, 2020 megan
Lifeline Family Counselor speaks on how parents can help their children feel safe.
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Too Much Togetherness?

May 28, 2020 megan
We are all spending A LOT of time together now. Is your family struggling with “too much togetherness?” Whitney White, a family counselor, discusses togetherness, its effects, and how we can avoid fights and frustrations.
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