Adoption + Foster Care

Why Adoption & Foster Care?

At Sojourn Midtown, we believe that foster care and adoption is a way that God gives families to vulnerable children who need to experience the security of a loving home and ultimately the love of Christ. We are a church that is about bringing children into our homes, because we are fueled by the truth that God has accomplished this for us through the death of His Son on the cross. We foster and adopt because we ourselves have been adopted into the family of God. It is out of this truth and experience that we reach out to others and guide them towards the never changing, always and forever Father God.

There are multiple opportunities for the church to engage in child and family welfare from upstream prevention, to midstream intervention, and downstream restoration. Our members are a diverse group of individuals with unique gifts, passions, resources, experiences and perspectives. We value our differences and bring them together for the common purpose of empowering and strengthening families across this continuum.

"Learn to do right; seek justice. Defend the oppressed. Take up the cause of the fatherless; plead the case of the widow."

Isaiah 1:17

The Adoption & Foster Care Ministry at Sojourn Midtown Midtown exists to: provide awareness, education, and support for members engaged in the adoption and fostering of vulnerable children.

At Sojourn Midtown Midtown, some of us are going to bring children into our homes and others will find ways to serve and support those who do so.

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Want to get involved? Whether you are a current adoptive and foster family, considering opening your home, or finding other ways to support vulnerable children and families, we want to journey with you.

Connect with Community

At Sojourn Midtown, we seek to support our members who are involved in adoption and foster care by providing fellowship with others, ongoing encouragement, and pastoral presence. We would love to connect with you and learn more about your family. Please email our team to connect.

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Open Your Home

Learn about what it means to open your home and care for vulnerable children and families through foster care and adoption. This training consists of an overview of the options for fostering and adopting, as well as resources and contact information for next steps. If you would like to talk to someone about opening your home email us or register for the next training. 

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Become an Ally

We all need supportive relationships in our lives, someone to fight in our corner with us. As allies, we have the opportunity to invite people to focus on the Grace of God present in their lives, to amplify their strengths and those of their community and fulfill the God-given desires of their hearts. Join us for a training that will equip you to take the next step of finding a pathway to become an ally (i.e. friend, mentor, advocate). If you would like to talk to someone about becoming an ally, email our team to connect.

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Join the Ready Team

Join the Ready Team to provide wrap around care to adoptive and foster families by providing babysitting, meals and help with household chores during times of transition. Our hope is that as our members provide tangible supports for these families, our community will be strengthened and the families that have taken up the cause will be sustained. All are welcome at this training, but only members and those with completed background checks will be considered active on the Ready Team. Ready to join? Fill out our connect form and register for the next volunteer training. If you have questions about the Ready Team, email our team to connect.

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Get Help

The journey of Adoption and Foster Care is one of brokenness and beauty, with times of both great sadness and rejoicing. We are honored to walk with you as we work toward strengthening families in our community. Please let us know how we can support you.

Contribute to the Adoption & Foster Care Fund

Your gifts make a difference in the lives of vulnerable children and struggling families. With these funds we are able to provide specialized training and tangible support to empower our adoptive and foster care community. Select the Adoption and Foster Care Ministry Fund tag to give.

About Us

Sojourn Midtown is a part of the Sojourn family of churches. Our mission is to reach people with the gospel, build them up as the church, and send them into the world.

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Sojourn Midtown  1303 S Shelby St Louisville, KY 40217 · · (502) 882-7780