Angels approached FBCH
with the idea of hiring a Social Worker to begin recruiting
foster families from the local church community. Under the auspices
and supervision of FBCH, Guardian Angels funded its first Social
Worker (click HERE
her work in 2009, Sheri has done an outstanding job of recruiting,
training, and securing the licensing of Christian foster parents
from several local Christian fellowships. As of March, 2011,
Sheri has been able to successfully place more than 30 children
in Christian foster homes. Sheri is a passionate advocate for
children. She lets the community know of the need for foster
families, walks the families through the training and licensing
process, and supports them in their work with children. Sheri
works with homes in Sarasota, Manatee, and DeSoto County.
workers/case workers are based in Bradenton, Florida and are
available to families and community-based care agencies to
tap into Florida Baptist
Children's Homes' ministries statewide. Services offered:
and maintaining a network of Christian foster families
and monitoring children in foster homes
children at one of our campuses
churches become involved in the ministry.
to hear testimonials and comments from some of our foster parents.
These comments help to present a glimpse of the experiences
and rewards involved in becoming a Foster Parent to help the
children of our community.
to view an excerpt from a recent FBCH Newsletter article about
two amazing foster parents in our community - Lorie & Shane
Baxley - and how they have made a difference in the lives of
children in our community.
for our Social Worker are located at:
Bradenton Baptist Church
1305 43rd St. W.
Bradenton, FL 34209
free to Contact Us for further details
or to learn more about how you can join Guardian Angels in helping
the children of our community.