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FaithBridge Celebrates Foster Care Month With Prayer Breakfast

The prayer breakfast will feature First Baptist Church of Woodstock Pastor Johnny Hunt as the keynote speaker.

Credit: Patch file
Credit: Patch file

A Christian child placement agency will host a prayer breakfast next week in Roswell.

FaithBridge Foster Care will hold the breakfast at 8 a.m. Tuesday, May 20 at DoubleTree Hotel at 1075 Holcomb Bridge Road. 

The breakfast, which will celebrate may as National Foster Care Month, will feature First Baptist Church of Woodstock Pastor Johnny Hunt as the keynote speaker. 

The event is open to the public as well as community members, the faith-based community and policymakers who are interested in addressing the existing strain on the state’s foster care system. 

Registration and coffee begins at 7:30 a.m. and the program will run from 8 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.

FaithBridge’s strategy is to "mobilize, organize and equip local churches and communities to solve the country’s foster care crisis," according to the organization's press release.

Headquartered in Atlanta, FaithBridge partners with churches in metro Atlanta and in Glynn County on the Georgia coast to find families to serve as foster parents. It has served more than 500 foster children in metro Atlanta and has recruited more than 200 foster families in partnership with local churches in the past five years.

Seats for the breakfast are limited. To register, contact Christi Howard at choward@faithbridgefostercare.org or 678-690-7106. 

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