Module 1 - Introduction to Openness in Adoption
Module 2 - What Does Openness Mean?
Module 3 - Connecting at Match & Placement
Module 4 - Letters, Updates, and Visits
Module 5 - Conversations About Identity
Module 6 - Complexities in Adoption
Module 7 - The Ministry of Openness

The Ministry of Openness

Module 7 – The Ministry of Openness

Summary: This module helps families recall the many stages in the adoption process and parenting journey that allow adoptive parents to minister to birth parents and adoptees through prayer, support, and intentional relationships.


  • Rebekah McGee, LMSW
  • Susan VanSyckle, LBSW
  • Leah Outten, Birth Parent Advocate and Author