Reflections from a new foster parent

So much has happened in the last fifteen days. I took my first placement on 04/16/2021 very late at night. The two brothers, seven and twelve. It has been very challenging but we have all survived so far. I believe things are beginning to turn a corner. Please pray for these boys, their parents, and…

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STORIES OF REUNIFICATION: The Schlarb Family

Sheila and James Schlarb have been foster parents for 18 years — spending the first 17 as therapeutic foster parents (foster parents with specialized training to care for children with significant emotional, behavioral, social issues or medical needs). A little over a year ago, the Schlarbs switched their fostering agency to Circle of Care. Their…

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A Servant Leader

After graduating high school, Tasha attended a Bible college for a year before returning home to Tahlequah, Oklahoma.  She tried to make it on her own as a waitress but was barely making ends meet.  When her car broke down, the short commute to work became a 20 minute walk each way.  When bad ice…

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Believe in Second Chances

Chris can’t remember a time before foster care.  “I couldn’t even count the number of homes I’ve stayed in,” he shares.  Growing up in the foster care system is stressful because it lacks stability.  He frequently moved from house to house.  Sometimes he’d stay with his step-dad, other family, and friends, but there was no…

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Standing in the Gap for Tasha

LaTasha Atcity speaks about how she experienced the love of God through the PAL program at the United Methodist Children’s Home in Tahlequah, Oklahoma.  LaTasha gave her testimony during the mother’s day service at Church of the Servant in Oklahoma City.

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