“…make my joy complete by being like-minded, having the same love, being one in spirit and of one mind.”

–Philippians 2:2

IMPACT One is a ministry for individuals impacted by adoption, foster care, or safe families.

Get to Know Us

DAN AND ALICIA ESSENMACHER

Co-Directors
Domestic Adoptive Parents
Former Foster Parents

Whether you’re an adoptive parent, foster parent, adoptee, kinship family, birth parent, safe family or a former foster youth, you have a place here! Are you considering adopting or fostering? You belong here too! We want to extend a warm welcome to you! This journey is beautiful and rewarding. It can also be incredibly hard, sacrificial, and lonely. We see you and are here for you. Our hope is that you find encouragement, support, meaningful connections, teachings, trainings, and come to know Jesus more closely within our IMPACT One Ministry.

Calendar

December 6th, 2020 – IMPACT One Meeting – Welcome

January 10th, 2021 – IMPACT One Meeting – Encouragement During the Pandemic

February 7th, 2021 – IMPACT One Meeting – Trauma

February 24th, 2021 – Safe Families Guest Speaker – Amanda Alphonse

March 7th, 2021 – IMPACT One Meeting – Former Foster Youth Experiences

April 11th, 2021 – IMPACT One Meeting – Transracial Adoption

May 2nd, 2021 – IMPACT One Meeting – African American Hair & Skin Care

June 6th, 2021 – IMPACT One Meeting – Relationships with Birth Families

July 24th, 2021 – Summer In Person Special Event

August 24th, 2021 – Safe Families Guest Speaker – Janine Norris

September 24th, 25th, & 27th 2021 – Fall In Person Photography Special Event

October 3rd, 2021 – IMPACT One Meeting – Welcome Back & Recap

November 7th, 2021 – IMPACT One Meeting – Making Marriage a Priority

December 5th, 2021 – IMPACT One Meeting – Strategies for FASD

*IMPACT One Meetings will be held from 8:30 PM – 9:45 PM on Zoom until further notice*

Gatherings and Events

Fall Photo Recap

Diaper Giveaway Recap

Contact Us

Email: impactone@rockchurchnow.com
Phone: 586-716-1267