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A Glimpse of the Church in Uganda Rising for Orphans

Guest post from Jodi Jackson Tucker. This summer, Wendy Cheek – a long-time Orphan Sunday Coordinator in Michigan – shared an email with us that brought joy to our hearts. With her permission, we wanted to share it with you, too: My family just returned from a 2-week trip to Uganda where we were visiting […]

One of Those Amazing Things You Never Could Have Planned

The most magical moments are those you never could have planned. At CAFO2014, that came with a remarkable young woman named Zhenya. Early this year, CAFO held its t-shirt design contest. The winning design was submitted by 20-year old Zhenya Reynolds. When we wrote to congratulate her, we learned Zhenya isn’t only a talented designer […]

Beautiful Orphan Sunday Story from India

Ruslan Maliuta and our friends at World Without Orphans forwarded this report they received from a Christian in Visakhapatnam, India about about their Orphan Sunday: The exciting news is: 8 churches celebrated orphan sunday on November 3rd in Vizag. They were all passionate about this and believe me…the fire is on and it is catching.  One family came forward to […]

Beautiful Video…and Reflections on the Marvel of Orphan Sunday

Each day, more reports come in from Orphan Sunday events around the globe.  We’ll share some more of those in the days to come.  But today I can’t help posting a video made for Orphan Sunday at Kentwood Community Church in Michigan.  It’s actually three short stories of Christians who’ve opened their lives to vulnerable […]

Songs, Strategies and Celebrations as Orphan Sunday Approaches

As we roll through the week of Orphan Sunday, reports of happenings around the world are already rolling in. We heard today of a song written and recorded for Orphan Sunday by the worship team at Woodstock Bible Church in Portland.  The words and music are equally beautiful.  The song will be on iTunes soon, […]

Orphan Sunday Comes Early…and Big…to Modesto, CA

Not every church can celebrate Orphan Sunday on the first Sunday in November.  That doesn’t make their events any less meaningful.  And the events for 2013 are already starting!  I received this note from a good friend in Modesto, CA, Jeff Pishney.  Churches across this mid-sized city in California’s central valley are spreading their Orphan […]