foster care ministry

The church is called to step up and care for children in need in our community.

“Religion that God our Father accepts as pure and faultless is this: to look after orphans and widows in their distress and to keep oneself from being polluted by the world.” -James 1:27

Become a W.R.A.P. family

(Words of encouragement; Respite care; Acts of service; Prayer)
Support a foster or adoptive family with prayers, meals, rides, groceries and more.


Become a Licensed Foster Parent
Attend a 30-hour/10-week M.A.P.P. (Model Approach to Partnerships in Parenting) training. Care for children in your home on a long term or respite basis. Read more at Contact Jackie Harwig at to register for the online training.


Mentor A Teen Aging out of Foster Care
Help equip and support a local teen who is transitioning out of foster care.  Read more at Contact Tim Gay at to get involved.

CarePortal (Global Orphan Project)
Sign up to receive email notifications regarding physical needs by local families preserving their home or being reunited with their children who’ve been in foster care. Read more at
Contact Monticello’s church office (913-441-1435) if you are interested. Monticello is also looking for a point person to share such needs from the community with Monticello church members.