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Back to Basics: What is Tapestry?

posted on January 11, 2021

Tapestry began 15 years ago as a ministry of Irving Bible Church in Irving, Texas. The first of its kind, seeking to support foster and adoptive families in the local church and community. What started as a small support group for families on the same parenting journey, became a place of teaching a new set of parenting skills, equipping churches to walk alongside those in their own community, and a place where organizations work together to bring healing to families.… Read More

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Created to Connect Discussion Group Starts June 9

posted on June 2, 2015

Ladies, join us for our annual summer discussion group that is sure to help you on your parenting journey. The Connected Child is one of the most helpful and encouraging books for adoptive and foster parents. We will work our…… Read More

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Created to Connect Discussion Group for Women

posted on May 12, 2015

The Connected Child, co-authored by Dr. Karyn Purvis, has become one of the most helpful and encouraging books for adoptive and foster parents in helping them understand how to compassionately and effectively deal with the challenges that they and their…… Read More

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2015 Tapestry Events Kick Off This Weekend

posted on January 18, 2015

We kick off our 2015 calendar tonight Sunday, January 18, 2015 with Fostering Hope, our support group for foster families and those considering foster care. We have a busy year planned and have posted events through March which can be…… Read More

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Fostering Hope Kicks Off January 18

posted on January 9, 2015

Fostering Hope is Tapestry’s support group for those involved in foster care. This group is open to anyone touched by foster care, including those who are fostering, fostering-to-adopt or are considering foster care or foster care adoption. We will meet at…… Read More

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Created To Connect Women’s Discussion Group

posted on June 9, 2014

  The Connected Child, co-authored by Dr. Karyn Purvis, has become one of the most helpful and encouraging books for adoptive and foster parents in helping them understand how to compassionately and effectively deal with the challenges that they and…… Read More

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Moms Night Out: 100 Ways to Build Connection with Your Kids

posted on April 11, 2014

If you have been around Tapestry very long you know that we encourage parents to utilize a balance of structure and nurture in order to help our kids grow and heal. Nurturing and building connection with our kids is so…… Read More

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Tapestry Women’s Events

posted on April 27, 2011

Tapestry Women’s Events are designed for all women — moms, moms-to-be, and anyone else interested in adoption and foster-related topics. These events are held quarterly and are a great opportunity to connect and find encouragement as well as as helpful…… Read More

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Older Child Adoption Groups

posted on April 26, 2011

Tapestry has two small groups for those who are connected to older child adoption. One group is for parents who have adopted (or are considering adopting) an older child (preschool age and older). The other group is for jr. high and high school students who…… Read More

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Playgroup

posted on April 24, 2011

Tapestry has a playgroup for moms and kids to get together. Tapestry’s playgroup is open to everyone and meets on the third Saturday of each month at the Tubes play area at Irving Bible Church starting at 10:30 am. For more information contact Amy Monroe…… Read More


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