2017 CCFSA Conference

Plan to attend the 2018 CCFSA National Conference.

It will be in Bowling Green, KY. April 15-18, 2018.

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Orphan Sunday – November 12, 2017

Friday, November 3rd, 2017

On Orphan Sunday, Christians around the globe celebrate the love of the God who “defends the cause of the fatherless” and calls us to do the same. Ultimately, Orphan Sunday makes God’s true character and the Gospel itself visible as God’s people explore and respond to His heart for the orphan in adoption, foster care,[…..]

Homecoming At Tipton Home

Saturday, February 25th, 2017

Tipton Children’s Home Homecoming will be held on Saturday, March 26 in the Tipton Children’s Home cafeteria. Mark your calendar and be here for the celebration. You and your family are welcome! For more information go to www.tiptonchildrenshome.com or call 580-667-5221

Network 1:27 Conference

Thursday, February 23rd, 2017

Network 1:27 Annual Conference Write Your Story in the Storybook Capital of Texas at the Network 1:27 annual conference on the beautiful campus of Abilene Christian University. Jam-packed with more than 30 hours of training, the keynote addresses and workshops will include presentations from the Karen Purvis Child Development Institute, and others on fund-raising and[…..]

Network1:27 Dinner at ACU Summit 9/19/2016

Wednesday, September 14th, 2016

If you plan to be in Abilene next week for ACU Summit, I hope you plan to join Christian Homes & Family Services and other members from Network 1:27 (formerly CCFSA, the Christian Child and Family Services Association) for dinner on Monday, September 19 at 5 pm. We’ll gather in the conference room at our[…..]

North Texas Giving Day September 22, 2016

Tuesday, September 13th, 2016

On September 22, Foster’s Home will once again be a part of North Texas Giving Day. North Texas giving Day is an online giving event for people across the nation (and the world) to come together to raise as much money as possible for North Texas nonprofits on one day. You can give from 6[…..]

Vickie Terhune Receives “Distinguished Service Award” at CCFSA Conference

Sunday, April 24th, 2016

Distinguished Service Award This years Distinguished Service Award recipient is Vickie Terhune. Vickie grew up in Nebraska, attended York College and then finished her degree at Freed-Hardeman College. She began teaching at Shults-Lewis Cshildren’s Home in 1991. She earned a Masters of Education degree at Valparaiso Un and that led to her becoming the School[…..]

Jack McDonald Receives “One Person Can Make A Difference Award” at CCFSA Conference

Sunday, April 24th, 2016

Jack McDonald lived his developmental years without a father and with a mother who was handicapped with a loss of hearing. He, along with his siblings was placed in the group home program at Mount Dora Children’s Home in 1950. Jack lived in the “home program” until he graduated in 1961 from high school. Jack[…..]

Doug Meade Receives “Life Time Achievement Award” at CCFSA Conference

Sunday, April 24th, 2016

Doug has been the Executive Director of Georgia Agape since 1995. He will retire from that position on May 31, 2016 after 21 years. Doug has truly made the work of serving children and families a life time commitment. When Doug first became the Executive Director of Georgia Agape the agency was in dire straits;[…..]

CCFSA Dinner at ACU Summit – Monday September 21, 2015

Saturday, September 12th, 2015

Good afternoon. If you plan to be in Abilene for ACU Summit, I hope you’ll plan to attend the Christian Child & Family Services Association dinner on Monday evening at 5 pm. Our speaker will be Karl Jones, the father of terrific adopted children and minister of the Burleson Church of Christ. We’ll gather for[…..]

CCFSA Dinner at ACU Summit

Thursday, September 11th, 2014

Good afternoon. If you will be in Abilene for ACU Summit, I hope you’ll plan to attend the dinner for CCFSA-member representatives on Monday, September 22. Christian Homes & Family Services is hosting the dinner at its Abilene office, 1202 Estates Drive. The dinner begins at 5 pm, and we’ll finish up in time to[…..]