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Safe Families for Children  

Safe Families for Children -
A Movement of Biblical Hospitality

Safe Families is a national movement of compassion that is preventing child abuse by encouraging the Church to resume its historical and Biblical responsibility for vulnerable children by becoming part of the support network for these children's parents.
> Click here to learn more about Safe Families
> Read a Recent Testimonial Story About Safe Families

Join the Student Mission   Latreia International - Extending Hope
to the Ends of the Earth.

New Trips for 2014 Forming Now!
BCHFS has begun a partnership with Arise Africa International and their Bukaleba Babies Home in Uganda. We will be hosting bi-annual mission trips - providing love, teaching/mentoring, construction and care for some of the 50+ orphans (age birth to 6) living there. We also hope to establish a relationship that will allow BCHFS to become a 'placing agency' for families wanting to adopt from Uganda.
> Click here to learn more about Latreia International.
Join the Student Mission  
Have Your Local Youth Group Sign-Up for Latreia.

Latreia is greek for "Worship through Service." Provide your youth group with a meaningful mission experience in Illinois, while helping out the BCHFS. Housing accommodations now available.
> Click here to learn more about Latreia and get your
Youth Group signed up today.
Women of Compassion   Women of Compassion.
One woman acting in the power of Christ can do great things. Sixty women acting together in the power of Christ can move mountains! This year BCHFS is introducing a brand new way for you to make a lasting and profound impact on the ministry of Baptist Children's Home and Family Services, as well as in the lives of the hurting children and families we serve...That is, if you are a woman!
> Click here to learn more about Women of Compassion.
Schnucks Shoppers!  
Schnucks Shoppers Benefit BCHFS.

Thanks to our long-time supporter, Barb Hall of Granite City, we learned your shopping experience at Schnucks can also mean a donation to Baptist Children's Home and Family Services.
> Learn more the Schnucks Shopping Program.
Supporting Churches   Supporting Churches:
Thank you for being a part of BCHFS.

We value our tremendous supporters from around Illinois and beyond. In an effort support our valued team of church supporters, we have provided a page for quick linking to them to learn more about the good they are doing in their communities.
> Click here to view our fantastic church supporters - and join us!
REACT Education: Relationship Education and Communication Training   REACT: Relationship Education And Communication Training
A program to teach adolescents about healthy and unhealthy choices regarding personal relationships and to promote awareness and prevention of dating violence, domestic violence and generational abuse. REACT is for schools, churches, community centers ...anywhere youth gather!
> Learn more our REACT Relationships Program.
Support Our Can Drive...   Can You Help Us?
Can Drives are a Great Way to Contribute.

"Can You Help Us?" Looking for a great VBSYou CAN help the BCHFS. project this year for your boys or girls? The BCH is in need of all sorts of canned food items to help stock our shelves with needed, healthy food products. Contact Ken Steward at (618) 978-2553 or kensteward@bchfs.com for more information on how you can help us.
     

 

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Programs that give back and benefit others.

BCHFS Programs: Helping Others, Helping Yourself and Helping Him.

Part of the our process is giving back to the communities we serve. We have various programs that benefit not only BCHFS, but provide valuable tools for ALL individuals and families that help us thrive in the demanding world we live in today.

By building a strong relationship with Christ, we are all able to better serve those around us and do better in our daily lives. Together, we can move mountains, while changing lives for the better.

Come to me all you that labor and are burdened, and I will refresh you. Take up my yoke upon you, and learn of me, because I am meek, and humble of heart: And you shall find rest to your souls. For my yoke is sweet and my burden light.

- Matthew 11:28-30


 
 
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