Our Appreciating Fostering and Adoption event is only a few weeks away now. As well as hearing stories about the fostering and adoption journey from those who are walking it, we’ll also be spending time during the event exploring how supportive churches are essential in helping foster and adoptive families to thrive. The research… Continue reading The role of the Church – Appreciating Fostering & Adoption
As we continue to build up to our ‘Appreciating Fostering and Adoption’ event on Saturday 24th November 2018, we’re excited to share with you Emma’s story. Originally published by Love Black Country in September 2015, we couldn’t embark on a series about fostering and adoption without allowing Emma’s story to be told once again. This is… Continue reading Emma’s Story – Appreciating Fostering and Adoption
Fewer and fewer children in the UK are being adopted each year. In 2017 the number of looked after children in the UK who were adopted fell for a second year running. During the same period, the number of children taken into care rose again. As of March 2017, there were 72670 children in care… Continue reading Lisa’s Story – Appreciating Fostering and Adoption
BREAKFAST REVIEW Our final Big LBC Breakfast of the year took place on Wednesday 3rd October and continued to build on the momentum that we’ve seen in this space throughout 2018. Nearly 140 people gathered to connect with others representing scores of congregations, organisations and businesses from the Body of Christ across the region. We… Continue reading LBC Breakfast Review
The first time I visited Black Country Foodbank (BCFB), it was a small operation managed by a couple of staff and a handful of volunteers, housed in the backroom of a Church in Stourbridge. In its first year it provided 450 meals. Twelve years later, I found myself standing in the middle of a huge… Continue reading In the Spotlight…Black Country Foodbank
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