Be of the Christian faith and both active members of the same church, where both of you attend weekly
Be at least 21 years old
Married at least 2 years *
Have a normal life expectancy
Have not declared bankruptcy in the last 24 months
At least one spouse must be a US citizen
Be able to meet the financial expenses of the adoptive placement and support the child
Applicants must be willing to meet birth parents’ requests regarding openness in adoption.
*If it is the second marriage for either party, you and your spouse must be married for at least three years. If it is a third marriage for either party, you and your spouse must be married at least five years.