After a long thought out process, much prayer and dedication to the mission of Adoptees Connect I've made some changes to better serve the adoptee community and Adoptees Connect groups being planted globally. Due to the rapidly growing Adoptees Connect groups I've made the decision to incorporate Adoptees Connect and apply for 501(c)(3) status which has… Continue reading Moving Forward with Exciting News
Here are a few memories of the last 9 months of Adoptees Connect in the making. It's not only about meeting once a month for our small groups but building relationships that last a lifetime. The best part is, this is only the beginning.
One of our attendees from our Adoptees Connect - Grand Rapids, MI Group, Kyleigh Vander Well- Pierre wrote a beautiful article sharing some of her journey with us. Adoptees Connect ~ Grand Rapids is part of a national movement with chapters across the country and beyond. This is an oasis for all adult adoptees to come… Continue reading Guest Article: Many adoptees have deep pain of trauma from being separated from their first families by Kyleigh Vander Well – Pierre
Day by day our groups are growing, and adoptees are stepping up to make a commitment to plant these groups! This is a cause for celebration! I’m literally blown away at the network that is being built and woven together by our adoptee community via Adoptees Connect! For so many of us, its been a… Continue reading Adoptees Connect Small Groups are in 17 Locations in 9 Months!
Greetings Everyone! This past Saturday May 19, 2018 a few Adoptees from our Adoptees Connect - Lexington, KY group got together and decided to go on a hike together! The time spent was so valuable for each of us! We set out to find Tioga Falls which is a waterfall one of the 300+ waterfalls… Continue reading Our Adoptees Connect – Lexington, KY Group Went Hiking!
I'm so excited to share that our Adoptees Connect Small Groups are growing! These groups being planted is literally a dream come true! It's so overdue for our community and for adoptees everywhere. I was thinking the other day how throughout my time on earth I've seen counselors and therapists off and on, all the way back to my childhood. Never… Continue reading Our Adoptees Connect Groups are Growing!
Strangers by Adoption Kevin D. Engle I am Frankenstein: created, not born. I am Edward Scissorhands: functioning but not quite finished. I am the Incredible Shrinking Man: with a disease no one can name. I am the android from the Twilight Zone: my behavior programmed into my circuits. I am… Continue reading Guest Article: Strangers by Adoption by Kevin D. Engle
Connecting with Adult Adoptees by Pamela Karanova Adoptees Connect was founded with a vision to connect Adult Adoptees with other Adult Adoptees. My hope is that the more adoptees we connect with, the less isolated and alone we will feel. A community of Adult Adoptees coming together in real life to experience life together… Continue reading Connecting with Adult Adoptees by Pamela Karanova
Adoptees Connect Small Groups are growing! This is so exciting to watch this happen right before our eyes. We've got Adoptees Connect in multiple states and a formed CANADA Group is merging soon! We will update our "Group Locations" list soon. Being an Adult Adoptee, I can remember all the way back to my younger… Continue reading We Aren’t Waiting on Change to Happen, We’re Making Change Happen
During my time doing ministry work, being in leadership on many ministry teams and spending years in a church atmosphere I learned a few things about this environment. I was a small group leader for a ministry called Celebrate Recovery for 3 years and during this time I was welcomed with a variety of people… Continue reading Why Adoptees Connect Isn’t A Ministry