An Angel Friend Church is the highest form of participation in our ministry's Network of care. Active Angel Friend Churches have each of the following:
1. Pastor Buy-in and Blessing. The pastor agrees to support a Gabriel Network group in his or her church and to be listed as a Gabriel Network Angel Friend Church.
2. An engaged Angel Friend Team serving moms directly through
the church, via group of
trained/screened church volunteers led by a church-coordinator. These are grassroots teams of volunteers from a particular church that commit to serving pregnant women in need with material, emotional, and spiritual support.
Provide financial assistance to the broader Gabriel Network ministry beyond the
church (poor box, collection, a creative fundraiser,
4. A Gabriel Network sign on the church property to show local mothers that the church is ready to serve them, as well as other promotion of Gabriel Network through banners, church bulletins, or websites.
Commitment to develop relationships with a local Pregnancy
Center or other agencies or pro-life groups.