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Today is a day marked by many churches as Orphan Sunday. But today, in Ethiopia, a group of children who were once orphaned and utterly without hope are called sons and daughters and a group of widows suffering a similar plight have full arms and overflowing hearts. By God’s grace and the vision and work of Levi & Jessie Benkert,  Ethiopia’s orphans and widows are being united to create new forever families.

My Hope and a Home 2013 calendar is  free to print and enjoy or give as a gift, but would you prayerfully consider whether your family might partner with Levi & Jessie in the coming year to Bring Love In? There are several ways you can do this:

PRAY
I hope this little calendar will serve as a reminder to you to pray regularly for Levi, Jessie, and Thomas.

Pray for the new forever families being birthed in Ethiopia. Get your children involved. Print this post, tack it to the fridge, and commit to pray for one family or one child every day/week.

RAISE YOUR VOICE
Be an advocate within your circle of influence to advocate for Ethiopia’s widows and orphans and to raise awareness for Bring Love In. Spread the word within your church, school, and community.

If you’re a blogger and you’d like to use this free printable 2013 calendar as a tool, you’re welcome to use any of these three graphics in your post or sidebar. Just copy and paste the code for the graphic of your choice into your blog post or sidebar. The first image is large and can be resized to suit your needs. The last 2 images are 200 X 200 and 150 X 150.

LARGE BANNER
(can be re-sized to suit your needs)

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200 X 200

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150 X 150 

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GIVE FINANCIALLY
This post
details the most current needs of Bring Love In, and how you can help.

Want to learn more? Watch this short video clip to hear the story of Bring Love In and take a tour of one of the new forever family homes.

Hope you enjoy the calendar.
To print, right click each image and save to your computer.
Print each page as an 8×10 photo (or smaller) for best print quality.

The Hope and a Home calendar (the images below) may not be republished without my consent. If you’d like to pass it along, please use the banners provided above and link to this post. If you have any questions, feel free to contact me anytime.

Thank you!

M O R E   P R O J E C T S   &   F R E E   P R I N T A B L E S

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