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God has called our family to adoption, and we are so honored that He would trust us to raise His chosen children. The newest addition whom God has chosen for us is a 4-year-old girl in Serbia who is in need of open heart surgery. She cannot get the surgery she needs in Serbia, so God has clearly spoken to our family to ask us to rescue her. We are joyfully obedient, and we cannot wait to bring "Baby Chrissie" home!
I will be using this same CaringBridge site to journal our Serbian adoption, just like I did with our Colombian adoption. You can sign up for updates so that you'll receive an email every time I submit a new entry. Please sign the guestbook, too, as it's always a blessing to hear from you all!
The journey of our Serbian adoption begins with the June 2009 update. You can find out "the whole story" by reading the June journal entry here on this site.
We very much appreciate your prayers, encouragement and support!
The Patterson Family: Matt, Lorraine, Parker, Meribeth, Mattie and Sawyer
"Be shepherds of God's flock that is under your care, serving as overseers--not because you must, but because you are willing, as God wants you to be; not greedy for money, but eager to serve..." 1 Peter 5:2