James 1:27 tells us that “Pure and genuine religion in the sight of God the Father means caring for orphans and widows in their distress...”
Every child comes with great needs. In a single parent or parentless home, providing for basic necessities can be very difficult, and at times impossible. These needs include food, shelter, clothing, education, medication, etc. Here are a few options to get you started in providing for the fatherless...
- Dayton Family Tree - https://www.daytonfamilytree.org/ - Locally, we have many families interested in starting the journey of becoming foster or adoptive parents, but sometimes they are hung up by the things they need to have in order to welcome children into their home. Dayton Family Tree hopes to remove barriers by educating believers about fostering & adopting, connecting them to like-minded people, and providing necessary items so they can welcome children into their home.
Sponsoring is a great way to start. By a small donation each month, you can help provide food, clothing, and education to children in need from many parts of the world. Here are few child-sponsoring organizations that we love:
Each year, Apex also facilitates many trips to visit orphans and see their needs firsthand. For information about upcoming orphan-care trips within Apex, email firstname.lastname@example.org. Here are few of the ministries that we’ve partnered with:
Each week in Apex Kettering’s Missions Cafe, there are different ministries represented and, often, the proceeds from the cafe are going to these orphan-care ministries listed above. Next time you’re at an Apex Kettering gathering, grab a cup of coffee or a bagel and make a donation to impact the lives of orphans around the world.
If you would like to talk more about providing for the needs of the fatherless, email email@example.com