Tuesday, March 3, 2009

Adoption Update

We have recieved many notes from you all wondering what is going on with our adoption and we are so thankful for your thoughts and prayers. So, here is an update on where we are in our process. We applied on Thanksgiving day to the China Child of Promise program through Holt International. This program finds adoptive families for children who have minor and/or correctable health conditions. At the time we were told that the time from application to the placement (bringing the child home) will be about 12-18 months. We are hoping that this information holds true! Our child will be around 12 months old when we finally get to pick him or her up. We have submitted all of the paperwork for the agency and for our homestudy and have just completed our homestudy visits last night. We are now just waiting for a copy of the homestudy to be sent to us so that we can proceed with our immigration paperwork and get it in the mail. After that we will send our dossier (lots of paperwork to China) for be approved by China officials and wait for a child match. We still have a long way to go but we are staying focused on the end goal and enjoying this amazing adventure that God has us on. Please continue to pray for us and for our child who has probably already been born! We are so blessed to have your support.

2 comments:

Stacey Borrenpohl said...

Thanks for this update! I got wind of your pending adoption via FB but didn't know the specifics. I'm excited for you in the path the Lord has led you. The poem you posted on FB was just beautiful, by the way. Keep updating as things progress!

Jones Family said...

Awesome Jamie! I'm so excited for you all. Can't wait to hear how it all progesses.