Foster and Adoption Specialists
Are Ready to Help Your Church
Answer God's Call to Care for Hurting Children
Margie Nielsen
Director of Foster Care and
Adoption Ministries
Monroe Area Contact
PO Box 4196 
Monroe, LA 71211
Phone: 318-343-2244
Dru Crenshaw
New Orleans Area Contact
c/o Crossroads NOLA 
5290 Canal Blvd. 
New Orleans, LA 70124 
Phone: 504-482-9135
Marissa Wilson,
Baton Rouge Area Contact:
c/o First Baptist Church
529 Convention St.
Baton Rouge, LA 70808
Phone: 618.520.2979
Kerri Byrd
Shreveport Area
c/o Summer Grove Baptist Church
8924 Jewella Avenue
Shreveport, LA 71118
Phone: 318.372.9021
These specialists are available to assist churches in establishing foster /adoption/orphan care ministries and work with families interested in serving as foster/adoptive parents. All services and materials are provided at no cost.

Please contact us today!

Connecting Children in Need with Churches and Families Who Care.
We want to connect all Louisiana foster children
to Christian families and churches!

“Pure and undefiled religion before God the Father is this: to look after orphans and widows in their distress and to keep oneself unstained by the world."
James 1:27
Connect 1:27 is a ministry of Louisiana Baptist Children's Home & Family Ministries