february, 2015

28feb8:30 am- 4:00 pmKnow More Orphans IntensiveBecoming Home8:30 am - 4:00 pm 6200 Lou George Loop, Bessemer, AL 35022

Event Details

Know More Orphans Intensive with Jedd Medefind from Christian Alliance for Orphans. (CAFO)

Altar84 exists to glorify God by mobilizing His people to care for orphans and vulnerable children until there are no more. One-way Altar84 is mobilizing people to care for the least of these is through our Know More Orphans Intensives. Know More Orphans Intensives are smaller training opportunities designed to address specific topics with leading experts.

We are happy to announce that our first KMO Intensive will be held February 28th at Grace Life Baptist Church in McCalla, AL with Jedd Medefind from Christian Alliance for Orphans. The cost for the event is $25 Online & $30 at the door. Lunch and Breakout Sessions are included in the registration fee.  Also, limited childcare is available for children from birth to 3 years old for an additional cost.

This conference is intended for anyone who is interested in serving vulnerable and orphaned children. If you are a foster parent, adoptive parent, orphan advocate, social worker, community or church leader please make plans to join us.

All social workers will be able to receive CEU’s for attending the Know More Orphans Intensive.

If you would like more information about this event, please e-mail Johnny at jgrimes@altar84.org    


8:30-9:30: Registration
9:30-10:30: Main Session with Jedd Medefind
10:45-11:30: Breakout Session 1
11:30-12:30: Lunch
12:30-1:15: Breakout Session 2
1:30-2:15: Breakout Session 3
2:30-3:45: Main Session with Jedd Medefind
3:45-4:00: Dismissal

Breakout Sessions:

Pre-Adoption: Beginning the Adoption Journey
Special Needs Adoption
The Changing Tide of International Adoption
Adoptive and Foster Fathers: Are You Leading or Along for the Ride?
Older Child Adoption – Do You Have What It Takes?
Developing Ministries for Adoption, Foster Care, Orphan Care
Attachment 101: How to Understand Kids From Hard Places
Connecting While Correcting: The Art of Relationships
Foster Care: An Overview
Sibling Attachment in Foster Care and Adoption

February 28th from 8:30am – 4:00pm

Grace Life Baptist Church
6200 Lou George Loop
Bessemer, AL 35022

$25 Per Person



(Saturday) 8:30 am - 4:00 pm


Grace Life Baptist Church

6200 Lou George Loop, Bessemer, AL 35022