From our Sunday School teachers, and friends, John and Syble:
As many of you know, we have been in the process of adopting Sarah Grace for the last 9 months. She is in Guatemala, and we had a great visit with her in September. Four weeks ago we were told that the PGN (Guatemalan court consisting of 3 attorneys) was ready to approve our adoption of Sarah if Sarah’s birth mom would sign a waiver stating that she was willingly giving up Sarah for adoption. Our attorney obtained the signed document and turned it in the following day. We expected the PGN’s final approval to occur within days of the document being turned into them. Four weeks have passed, and we have heard nothing fro m the PGN. If PGN does not approve our adoption this week, it will be very difficult for us to get Sarah home before Christmas. If it goes that long, we then face an even longer delay because the Guatemalan government shuts down for the holidays for 4-6 weeks. This means we would be looking at late January or early February. We really, really want Sarah to spend Christmas with us.
We are seeking prayer support from everyone and invite you to join us in praying specifically for PGN’s final approval to be granted this week. Monday evening from 7:00-8:00 PM Syble, Hannah, and I will be praying for PGN to approve our adoption this week. Where ever you might be during that hour, we would appreciate you pausing for a moment and praying that PGN will release our case so that we can proceed and get Sarah home for Christmas.
We appreciate all the prayers offered on our behalf thus far in this process and look forward to our prayer time tomorrow night knowing that from many locations in this state and across the country we have Christian brothers and sisters praying with us.
I ask that you would join us in prayer Monday night, from 7-8pm, that this case would be wrapped up before Christmas.