Lutheran Social Services of South Dakota

Adoptive Parent Profiles

Adoptive Parent Profiles

If you decide to make an adoption plan for your child, you will have the opportunity to choose the adoptive family. Following are a just a few profiles of families wishing to adopt through Lutheran Social Services. For additional profiles, please contact LSS Adoption Services toll free at 888-201-5061 or email Dede Mogck, LSS Director of Pregnancy Counseling and Adoption Services at adoptionprofile@lsssd.org.

  • Adam & Eva

    We are Adam and Eva and live in Southeast South Dakota with our daughter Ella and dog Gunner. People who know us describe us as a loving Christian couple, honest, giving, caring (we wear our hearts on our sleeve), hardworking, outdoorsy and we like to have fun. We look forward to adding to our family and Ella becoming a big sister! Adam and I have supportive families and friends that continually pray for us as we move forward on our journey of adopting a child. Through our profile, we hope you will receive a glimpse into our lives and see that we will provide a loving, safe, stable and fun-filled home.
    Child Ethnicity: no preference
    Current Family Structure: Married, one child
    Region: East Central SD


  • Austin & Mallory

    We are a loving, Christian family that lives in a quiet community in Southeastern, SD. We have two children, Paul and Abigail, and are praying for the chance to adopt and love another child. We enjoy spending time together, with our families and being outdoors.
    Child Ethnicity: Caucasian
    Current Family Structure: Married, two children
    Region: Southeast SD


  • Jared & Sarah

    Hello! We are a loving, Christian family that lives in a small town in South Central South Dakota. Thank you for looking at our profile. We want you to know that we are praying for you! We have one child, Timothy, and enjoy taking him to the park, the Black Hills, and playing outside. We spend our time gardening, fishing, quilting, and hanging out with our extended family and friends.
    Child Ethnicity: no preference
    Current Family Structure: Married, one child
    Region: South Central SD


  • Joe & Teri

    We are so happy you have taken the time to look at our profile. We are Joe and Teri and we live in a small community in north central South Dakota with our daughter, Shallyn. We enjoy attending our daughter's activities, lake time, spending time with family and friends and watching movies as a family. Please take the time to check out this site to learn more about us.
    Child Ethnicity: Asian, Caucasian and Hispanic
    Current Family Structure: Married, one child
    Region: North Central SD


Experiencing an unplanned pregnancy can be scary and stressful.
We can help.

The decision to make a parenting plan or an adoption plan can be difficult. At LSS, we can provide some valuable tools to assist you in making a plan that meets your needs as well as the needs of your child. Below you will find a Decision Making Tool that may be helpful.

Please contact us if you would like more information on any of the families by calling toll free 888-201-5061 or email Dede Mogck, LSS Director of Pregnancy Counseling and Adoption Services at adoptionprofile@lsssd.org. LSS also has experienced pregnancy counselors who can help you make a decision that is best for you and your baby. LSS provides free, confidential, non-judgmental counseling.