Live 1:17 to educate, equip and support the families in our community to defend the cause of the fatherless as we see a call to action in Isaiah 1:17, "Learn to do right, seek justice. Defend the oppressed. Take up the cause do the fatherless, plead the case of the widow."

We provide practical assistance to families who foster children or adopt through:

  • Foster Care Needs Closet (for more info, email Rhonda)
  • Monthly support Meetings for Foster, Safe Family and Adoptive Moms (for meeting info, email Rhonda)
  • Christmas party for DCFS and Lutheran services Foster Families 
  • Christmas Wish List for DCFS Foster Families 
  • Lutheran Services Foster Care Coat needs
  • Support of The Lemenager’s Nigeria Mission work of Foster Babies (
  • RVCF Scholarship Adoption approvals (five $2,000 scholarships per year, apply here)

For more information on Live 1:17, please fill out the form below.