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What is Adoption

MBCH Children and Family Ministries

Adoption is the permanent, legal transfer of parental rights and responsibilities from a child’s birth parents to the adoptive parents. MBCH Children and Family Ministries places newborns in homes that have been pre-approved by MBCH CFM. ... [more]


Changes to Adoption Law

MBCH Children and Family Ministries

Attention Missouri birth parents and adoptees: Missouri adoption law is changing! ... [more]

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Children Available for Adoption

MBCH Children and Family Ministries

There are hundreds of foster children in Missouri who are waiting for a forever family. The photos listed on this page are some of those whose care is managed by MBCH Children and Family Ministries. ... [more]

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Frequently Asked Questions

The LIGHT House

The LIGHT House has compiled a list of frequently asked questions that you may find helful as you look at adoption. ... [more]


Full Service Adoption

The LIGHT House

The LIGHT House is a full service adoption agency licensed in the State of Missouri.  Since 1985, our experienced staff has facilitated hundreds of successful adoptions. ... [more]

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Kevin is Available for Adoption

Missouri Baptist Children's Home

Kevin is a 16 year old boy with blond hair and blue eyes. He has been in foster care for eight years. He is spunky, outgoing, and full of energy. He is friendly with others. He loves music and loves to sing and dance... ... [more]