2013-03-21 08.34.06

Dear Family and Friends,

Four and half years ago we embarked on a life changing journey of adoption.  Throughout the process of bringing Parker home we were overwhelmed by all the prayers, love, and support showered on us.  God was faithful and gave us more than we could have ever hoped for or imagined.  Parker’s birthmom blessed us with the wonderful gift of parenthood.  Even though we learned that Janet could in fact get pregnant by the unexpected arrival of Jonathan, our heart for building our family through adoption has never changed.

When you choose to adopt a child there are many pieces that have to come together.   Extensive paperwork needs to be completed, documentation must be gathered, home inspections performed, interviews with our agency, and a profile created that best represents our family to potential birthmoms.  We have finished these details and are asking for your help to complete the last piece of the process- raising enough support to finish funding our adoption.

We have purchased a 1,000 piece puzzle and are selling each puzzle piece for $10.00.  We are asking that you consider buying one or more pieces of the puzzle.  As the pieces begin to come together, we will work the puzzle, and write on it all the names of friends and family who took part in helping bring our baby home.  We will hang the framed puzzle in the baby’s room as a reminder of God’s faithfulness and your generosity.

We know that we are not the only ones involved in adopting this baby.  Our friends and family are a big part of the process as you choose to love and support us through this next journey as you have before.   We covet your prayers for our birthmom- that she will have the courage to make such a difficult choice and feel God’s peace every step of the way.  We ask that you pray for us as we wait to be matched and rest in God’s perfect timing.

If you would like to be a piece of our puzzle you can send money to Mark’s work address at:

Mark Spence
6955 Boulevard 26
N. Richland Hills, TX 76180

(Hopefully, you can understand the need to provide Mark’s word address rather than broadcast our home address across the entire interwebs.)

If you would prefer to use paypal, you can send money through your paypal account to mark@nrhbc.org.

Thank you,

Mark and Janet Spence