Family Ministries Information
WECA Family ministries is about equipping parents. We believe that children are a gift from God and that God chose you to raise your particular children whether they came to you biologically or through adoption. We desire to come alongside you providing tools, advice, and understanding to help you raise children with strong biblical values.
We do this through various methods like:
- Baby Dedication
- Life group topics
- Talk to a pastor
Together Conference – Leading Well
Along the journey of taking care of vulnerable children, caregivers often neglect taking care of themselves.
“You can not lead a child to a place of healing if you do not know the way yourself.” – Dr. Karyn Purvis
The Together Conference will focus on living, loving, and leading well as a caregiver. Come and gain new tools and be refreshed. Whether you are a foster or adoptive parent, teacher, health care provider, or social worker, at Together you will find valuable tools to help bring healing to yourself and vulnerable children.
Adoption/Foster Care Ministries
We understand that raising children can at times be a daunting experience and with children from hard places this is even more true. We are here to help you understand the unique challenges that children from foster care/adoption face and how to parent them effectively. We also believe that it’s the heart of God to see these children in loving families. Whether you are interested in finding out more about the process of fostering or adoption, or whether you need practical help or support we’re here for you.
- Foster/Adoption Information
- Life Groups
- Talk to a pastor
Empowered To Connect Course
A 9 week interactive course for parents and professionals to learn about building trust and connection with the kids in their lives. Participants will learn about brain development, sensory processing, self regulation, and correcting while connecting, in a holistic approach to parenting/serving kids. This course particularly applies to children with traumatic backgrounds (medical trauma, foster care or adoption,) special needs & behavioral problems, or kids from blended families.
Contact: email@example.comETC Winter Training More ETC Info
Parents or caregivers of babies, tots, and preschoolers – reclaim your sanity! Pop-In is a safe and warm place for little ones to play while parents and caregivers connect. Join in with others on Thursday mornings between 10 am and 12 pm for some adult conversation. In other words, you get to ‘play’ while you watch your kids play! The style is drop in/casual. In the summer months we “Pop-Out” to playgrounds and other attractions.
For details on where, what & when, visit our Facebook page: Pop-In West Edmonton.
Blended Families Life Group
Blending two families together is not without unique challenges. Join a blended family life group as we work through Ron Deal’s “The Smart Stepfamily.” We will be looking at realistic ways to approach step-sibling relationships, parental alienation, and other family dynamics. Register online or contact firstname.lastname@example.org
WECA Kid City & Kids on Track are partnering together to offer Homebuilders to our community.
For Kids, Homebuilders helps kids make sense of what has happened in their home as a result of divorce, separation or the loss of a parent.
For Parents, Homebuilders helps parents understand issues their children are going through and gives them practical ideas that can help.
Contact: email@example.comHomebuilders Registration