Jerry & I are going to be one of the families sharing testimony at this expo and we want to spread the word for everyone who is even the slightest bit interested in adoption to come. If you have questions, but are not sure where to start, join us for this exciting day.
Saturday, Sept 29, 8 am - 4 pm Providence Baptist Church, Raleigh, NC. Free & Open to the Public. Register on line at www.pray.org/shepherding
This Expo features multiple adoption agencies and support organizations, breakout sessions, testimonies, panel discussions, Q&A. Breakfast and Lunch will be served (We are scheduled to speak during the lunch session).
Guest Speaker Dan Coley, board member for Shaohannah's Hope and foster care and adoptive father of 9 (5 adopted children plus 4 biological children).
Other speakers include Rob Mitchell, who grew up in a US orphanage and was never adopted. Focus on the Family just published his incredible book, "The Castaway Kid" (www.castawaykid.com). The Caroline's Promise expo booth will be selling his book (to raise funds for their grant fund) and he will do book signings.
Dave Daulton, an adoptions attorney for 12 years, helping clients in more than 1000 adoptions . His wife Janie and he are the parents of 12 children, 5 bio and 7 adopted. They have adopted 4 of their children domestically, 1-Ethiopia, 3-Ukraine. One of their birth children and all 7 of their adopted children have Down Syndrome. Dave is the director for the Ukrainian adoption program through Orphan's Hope. www.orphanshope.org.
Please join us and tell others that may be interested in this event. Thank you and have a blessed day!!