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October 1, 2012

Celebrate Advent, Love Orphans

Ad·vent  noun ˈad-ˌvent, chiefly British -vənt Definition: the period beginning four Sundays before Christmas and observed by some Christians as a season of prayer and fasting; the coming of Christ at the Incarnation; a coming into being or use (http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/advent) I’m sure many of you have celebrated “the countdown” in various different ways from eating a candy a day to daily acts of kindness to reading a portions of scripture.  This year, I invite you to read the letter below from Jenna and Jessica Metcalfe, daughters of our Program Director, Rich Metclafe.  Jenna and Jessica used their creative hearts to come up with this special advent calendar. Listen in… Over three years ago, our family felt God calling us to adopt.  The process has been long and crazy, but God has opened our eyes to the huge orphan crisis around the world.  We learned of the need for Christians to step up and be God’s hands … Continue reading

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September 5, 2012

Orphan’s Table – Orphan Sunday

  Experiences impact us more deeply than words. On Orphan Sunday, share a meal eaten by orphans around the world.  Gather with family, small group or church for the meal, discussion and prayer. When you request The Orphan’s Table, you will be sent: –An easy-to-cook meal package—the same food provided to feed orphans worldwide.  (Prepare by boiling, instructions included.) –An Orphan Sunday Prayer and Discussion Guide to help you make the most of this experience. As you join in The Orphan’s Table, we pray God’s love for the fatherless will grow in your heart as well. Order Here! The cost is simply a donation of any amount.  $5.00 will cover materials shipping for 1 food packet.  Please indicate the number of food packet needed as each packet contains 6 meal servings. We’re extending “The Orphan’s Table” internationally! If you live outside the U.S. and would like to participate in the Orphan’s Table for Orphan Sunday please email us at info@cafo.org for … Continue reading

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