This Fall

Have your calendar close by? Jot down these dates and join us for some incredible events, conversations and encouragement!


IL Benefit Auction: October 16

Help us prepare for the IL Auction (held in Washington, IL) by donating items, praying for the event and sharing with your friends! This fun evening for the whole family is also helping LSM raise funds that will help create and sustain families in Haiti and Ethiopia!


Willow Creek & LSM present Stephanie Fast on November 1

We are so excited to have Stephanie Fast sharing at Willow Creek Church in the Chicago, IL area on November 1. There will be a light dinner, presentation and expo of adoption, foster care and orphan care ministries through the evening.


An Evening with Stephanie Fast: November 2

Author, speaker, Stephanie Fast’s story of survival as a four-year-old nameless orphan in Korea has inspired thousands of people to walk with vulnerable children down the road of hope and healing. Stephanie will be speaking on November 2 at Grace Church in Mahomet, IL.


Together 4 Adoption: November 5-7

We are excited to be a part of the conversation at Together 4 Adoption this year. The conference theme is “Simple. Solutions are Closer Than You Think.” If you are looking to dive deeper and make a difference in the orphan crisis, don’t miss out on these incredible few days together in Durham, North Carolina!


Adoption Celebration: November 7

Hosted by Star 88.3 in Fort Wayne, IN, Adoption Celebration is a great event if you’re considering adoption or have adoptive children. Come join us to learn more about getting started, how you can support families in the process and find encouragement along the way!


Orphan Sunday: November 8

Churches and small groups all over the world are gathering to make a difference for the orphan. What will you do? Check out the Orphan Sunday site (  Let us know what you and your church community are doing to care for the orphan.  We’d love to hear from you!