"I AM the light of the world." The words of Jesus from John 8:12.
Thank you for shining the light of Jesus into the lives of North Carolina children and families through the ANNUAL OFFERING. Without churches participating in the offering, it would be impossible to provide safe, caring homes and ministries. Most of all, your offering makes it possible for us to introduce THE GREAT I AM to those we serve.
80% of Baptist Children's Homes' residents come to us unchurched and unreached for Christ. Showing the unconditional love of Jesus to children, many who have experienced family dysfunction as well abuse, neglect and abandonment,is so important.
The Week of Prayer is November 13 -20, 2016 your church can participate in the offering any time.
Share the Baptist Children's Homes story with your church. Free offering materials for your church are available by calling 336-474-1209.
Downloadable copies of materials and other resources are available below.
SCHEDULE A CHILDREN'S HOMES SPEAKER
Invite a Baptist Children's Homes speaker to share the ministry with your congregation. Call 336-474-1209 or e-mail your request to: email@example.com. You can also click on www.bchfamily.org/speaker
VIDEOS AND DOWNLOADABLE MATERIALS
Share the Baptist Children's Homes story with your church. Promotional materials and videos are available in the "Downloads" section below you. Click items below to go directly to their section.
NEW 2016 VIDEOS
See the stories you are helping to write through your prayers and support. This year, Baptist Children's Homes has created five new videos to share how God is changing the lives of North Carolina children and families. Share the videos with your church or group. (Digital downloads coming soon.) Streaming versions and digital downloads of the video are available below. You can also order a DVD by calling 336-474-1209.
I AM Feature Video (11 Minutes) - Children in Baptist Children's Homes' care across the state share how they have found hope and healing in this year's 11-minute feature. Hear from Megan, Sherman, Paige and Katelyn how their lives have been changed through the help of North Carolina Baptists. Click to download the digital version.
Megan's Story (4 minutes) - Megan not only talks about her inspirational journey as a resident of Baptist Children's Homes Kennedy Home in Kinston, but she shares her life's story through a haunting but beautiful poem she has written. Click to download the digital version.
Megan's Poem (2 minutes) - Megan shares her life's story through the haunting but beautiful poem she has written. Click to download the digital version.
Promo for Churches (1 minute 30 seconds) - Share this short promo with your church in the weeks prior to collecting an offering. It is ideal to show before worship or if you have a few minutes duiring the service. Click to download the digital version.
Promo for Churches (30 seconds) - Share this short promo with your church in the weeks prior to collecting an offering. It is ideal to show before worship or if you have a few minutes duiring the service. Click to download the digital version.
SHARE THROUGH FACEBOOK AND SOCIAL MEDIA
Download and share the posts below on your Facebook or social media page. Baptist Children's Homes also has an active Facebook page that is updated regularly. Share posts from our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/bchfamily
Right click and select "Save As" to download digital versions of this year's videos and promos. If you would like to order a DVD, please call 336-474-1209.
Leadership Guide/Prayer Guide/Bulletin Inserts
Mile of Pennies
WEEK OF PRAYER GUIDE
Sunday. Pray for North Carolina children and families.
Monday. Pray for the hundreds of children and families BCH serves each year through its 21 statewide locations.
Tuesday. Pray for the dedicated houseparents, care givers, chiefs and social workers who give of themselves around the clock to care for our boys and girls.
Wednesday. Pray for the Good Shepherd Children's Home, BCH's affiliated orphanage in Xela, Guatemala.
Thursday. Pray for those who live at BCH's nine statewide homes for developmentally disabled adults.
Friday. Pray that you will be sensitive to hurting children in your community.
Saturday. Pray for BCH president/CEO Michael C. Blackwell as he leads the ministry.
Sunday. Pray that BCH's residents will come to know Jesus as their Lord and Savior.