Opening a Closed Adoption, After 3 Decades of Curiosity

More than 3 Decades of Curiosity When Nancy placed her son Matt for adoption at the age of 18, it may have technically been a closed adoption through New Life Family Services, but Nancy said she was never closed-off to talking about Matt. “He was never a

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First Care Responds to Growing Needs as STDs Hit All-Time High in MN

Rising Rates of STDs in Minnesota The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) released a new report last week indicating that the number of sexually transmitted infections reached an all-time high in 2015. In the past 5 years, STDs have jumped 33% in Minnesota. The report from MDH further reveals that

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Celebrating 20 Years on Campus

A HEART FOR STUDENTS This year, First Care Pregnancy Center celebrates 20 years on campus at our Minneapolis/University center! From the initial small 900 square foot space with a single staff person in 1996, to the current 2,500 square foot space with four staff, God has blessed and expanded our reach

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God’s Promises Fulfilled Through Adoption Story

Letting Go When Jamie and Jerry Schmidt found themselves unable to conceive naturally, they started weighing their options, including running some medical tests to diagnose the problem. But the couple soon decided further testing didn’t feel right for them. “It felt like God was asking us to

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Celebrating the Extended Family of Adoption During National Adoption Month

THE EXTENDED FAMILY OF ADOPTION As we celebrate National Adoption month here at New Life Family Services, we also celebrate the families who have joined this extended family of adoption. The term “extended family of adoption” is a common phrase in the adoption world lately, and it shows the

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A Birth Father Advocates for the Life of His Daughter

How one responds to an unplanned pregnancy usually falls on the woman; but that’s not the case for Joe Rosensteel. When Joe found out he got a girl pregnant as a 17-year-old high school junior, he advocated for the baby’s life, even though an abortion had already

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Pregnant Teen Chooses Adoption, Pursues Dreams by the Ocean

Maddie got pregnant as a junior in high school and says immediately after she found out she couldn’t think straight, and scheduled an abortion to take care of her mistake. “I myself am pro-life, but when I found out I was pregnant at age 17, I immediately

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A Long Journey to a Swift Adoption

In the fall of 2010, Kristin and Chris Negley had just celebrated their 7th anniversary and were hoping to expand their family, but struggled to understand how or when that would happen. “We desired to expand our family, but had faith that it was in Gods timing.  At times this

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Mother of 2 Living Without Housing, Chooses Adoption

Lydia found out she was pregnant in September of 2014. She already had two children, a 4-year-old and a baby. The father of her unborn child was a drug abuser and an unsafe person to be around. On top of it all, Lydia had just become homeless

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Exciting announcements shared at New Life Banquet

On October 23rd and October 29th more than 1,300 friends gathered to hear about the work God is doing through New Life. From the energy generated by Pam & Andy (co-hosts of the KTIS Morning Show), to the incredible client testimonies and impacting message from Shawn Carney,

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About New Life Family Services

At New Life Family Services, we compassionately open our doors and our hearts to women and men who believe abortion is the “only” solution to an unplanned pregnancy. Through practical and spiritual counsel, we provide education and support with the hope each client will make a life-affirming decision for their unborn child.

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