- Dr. Ed Stetzer
- The Joy of the Gospel, Together
- Knowing Jesus: Philippians 2:16-18
- 10:00 a.m.
- Sanctity of Human Life Sunday Many volunteers are needed leading up to the party on December 10. We'd love to have you join us.
- Safe Families for Children Ready to become a host family or family friend? Here are the upcoming training dates!
- Adoption/Foster Care Request info on adoption/foster care resources, grants, and support groups.
Welcome to Hope For Kids at The Moody Church!
Whether you’re interested in adoption, foster care or one of our ministry parters, there is much opportunity to more deeply understand the needs of vulnerable children and the joy of changing their lives! We’re here to support you, wherever you’re at in the process. Contact us with questions or for additional information.
Watch the video below to find out more about the Hope For Kids ministry.
News And Events
Hope for Kids encourages and equips the congregation to minister to vulnerable children through our local and global ministry partners, adoption, or foster care. Our 7 partners include:
- Angel Tree (local and nationwide)
- As Our Own (India)
- By The Hand (local)
- Caris (local)
- Hope Unlimited (Brazil)
- Kids Alive (Dominican Republic …
Each year during Summer Blast at The Moody Church, the kids participate in Penny Wars - a fun challenge where girls and boys go head to head to see who can raise the most money for the Hope for Kids ministry partner. This year, we are partnering with the organization Hope …Continue
Are you ready to become a host family or family friend with Safe Families for Children? If so, please register for one of the upcoming trainings below. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions.
Click here to see the upcoming trainings and to register.Continue
Bethany Christian Services will be hosting an adoption information meeting at the Moody Church on July 15. If you are interested in domestic infant adoption or international adoption and live in the Chicagoland area, feel free to come and bring all your questions! This is a great starting point and …Continue
Safe Families for Children is a local ministry to young struggling parents who need a temporary place for their children to go while they work on problems like homelessness, unemployment, or illness.The Moody Church will host a Safe Family Training Session on Saturday September 26 from 8:30am to …Continue
Trying to navigate through the adoption process can be overwhelming. If you are ready to start researching adoption, but don’t know where to start, consider attending one or more of these information sessions that local agencies offer. These meetings are a great time to be walked through which type …Continue
If you’re interested in becoming either a host family or family friend with Safe Families for Children, then you’ll need to attend one of these all-in-one trainings. You will be fingerprinted, fill out an application and background check and receive all the training needed in order to become …Continue
There are two upcoming trainings for those who would like to either be a family friend or host family with Safe Families for Children. If you’d like to attend, please register on the date you’d like to do so. Childcare is provided. Here is some more information along …Continue
There will be a Safe Families gathering for those who are host families or interested in becoming one on Saturday, February 21 at Church in the City. We hope this will be a time of fellowship and encouragement while meeting other host families in the city. Please bring your kids …Continue
Do you have a heart for adoption and foster care? If you have adopted, are adopted, would like more information, or would like to know how to support adoptive and foster families, join us for a fellowship lunch on Sunday, February 8, from 1-2 pm in Room 307. We hope …Continue
The Moody Church, along with Help Portrait, hosted another great Angel Tree Christmas Party. This was the 22nd year that Moody has been involved with Angel Tree, a program of Prison Fellowship that reaches out children who have a parent that is incarcerated and their families with the love of …Continue
This Christmas, The Moody Church will serve children with parents in prison through Angel Tree on Saturday, December 13, from 3-6 p.m. Here’s how you can get involved!
GIVE a gift to a child.
Stop by the Angel Tree tables in the main lobby or Memorial Hall on …
This Christmas, The Moody Church will serve children with parents in prison through Angel Tree on Saturday December 14 from 3-6 p.m. Here’s how you can get involved!
GIVE a gift to a child.
Purchase and wrap a gift. Stop by the Angel Tree kiosk to sign up …
The Moody Church Adoption Fund
Over 140 million orphans world-wide desperately need love, care, and protection. Bringing these kids home through international or domestic adoption, though, can cost anywhere from $15,000 - $45,000. The financial commitment makes welcoming orphaned children home cost prohibitive for many Christian families.
With Safe Families, we have an incredible opportunity to sacrificially love children and witness to our community with our actions! There are so many ways to help - for both those welcoming children into their homes and those looking to support others in doing so.
As a Safe Family Host volunteer …
Are you considering adoption or foster care?
Have you already adopted or become a foster parent?
Were you adopted or fostered as a child?
If you answered yes to any of these questions, consider attending The Moody Church’s quarterly Adoption & Foster Care Gathering on November 3 from 1-2:30 …Continue