Everything listed under: Orphan Care

  • Need For Courthouse Childcare

    Are you interested in making a big difference with a small time commitment? Do you have a few hours you could spare once a month to bring fun, comfort and stability to children experiencing pain, sadness, and fear? We want to bless Gwinnett Division of Family and Children Services by providing supervision in the Courthouse waiting room for foster children.  If you are interested in this MUCH NEEDED opportunity to serve foster children, please email Lisa Hennessey at

  • 2014 Brazil Team

    Thirty people from Graystone just got back from a 10-day trip to Curitiba, Brazil and what a trip it was! You can read detailed accounts from each day from our team blog here. My 3 biggest highlights are as follows: Helping further the work of the missionaries.

  • Adoption/Foster Care Orientation

    Do you think God could be calling you to adopt, foster or serve foster children? Then come learn more about it! The Adoption/Foster Care Orientation will be held at the Ozora Campus on Wednesday, July 9th at 7:00pm.

  • 2014 Haiti Mission Team

    Please pray for the Haiti mission team as they finish out their week! They are partnering with Voice of Christ in Haiti and have been helping take photos of children and getting them to write 'Thank You' letters for their child sponsorship program. They are also hosting a VBS and medical clinic, doing some construction, and encouraging Voice of Christ workers and volunteers.

  • Orphan Care in Latvia

    Please pray for our mission team who left Saturday to serve 7 days in Latvia. While there, the team will be working with a local Children’s Center and a local Teen Center operated by Hope for Children ( Currently the centers are overrun with more children than they are able to accommodate.

  • Impacting College Students in Brazil

    (Demps Dempsey is a Graystone-supported missionary working with Campus Outreach in Brazil.) Bom dia (good day) from Belo Horizonte, Brazil! I’m Demps Dempsey and I’m the director of Campus Outreach Belo Horizonte and have the privilege of having been one of Graystone’s missionaries for a number of years now. We work with college students in the third largest city in Brazil and have been here for 15 years.

  • Foster Care. Do Something!

    Did you know that in Gwinnett County there are 425 children in the foster care system and only 52 homes that can take these children?  Startling, isn't it! At Graystone, we want to be a church that - not only is aware about this statistic - but DOES something about it!  Have you considered fostering? Now is the perfect time to find out how God may be calling you to be that special person in a child's life.

  • Nepal Without Orphans

    (David Hennessey is a Graystone supported missionary through the Christian Alliance for Orphans. He coaches and consults with Christian leaders around the world as they develop national movements to inspire local churches in every country to care for orphans in their own communities.) With Mount Everest in the distance, a group of 65 pastors from every region in Nepal gathered just outside Katmandu in January to learn about God’s heart for the orphan. Just as Graystone has heard the call for bel...

  • Living Hope - Story of Henry

    (Living Hope is a ministry in Cape Town, South Africa that Graystone supports monthly and a place where we send teams. This is an update written from them. Your giving helps stories like this take place!) Living Hope’s ministry programs are purposefully designed to be a part of a (w)holistic approach to our vision of seeking to reach people for Christ, bringing hope and breaking the despair of poverty and disease.

  • South Africa - November 2014

    Graystone will be sending a team to South Africa from November 15-27, 2014. We'll be partnering with Extreme Response and we'll be going to the cities of Cape Town and Beaufort West. This is the 4th time we've taken a team to this beautiful country.

  • Latvia - May 2014

    Graystone is sending a team to Latvia from May 17-27, 2014. We'll be partnering with The Hope Epidemic and going to the city of Karosta. It's actually our first mission trip ever to Europe and we are extremely excited about it!