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How can your church care for widows and singles as Thanksgiving approaches?

The best way to care for those in our church who may be alone on Thanksgiving is to invite them to your family gathering, or find others in your church who would be willing to take them in.  This takes

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How do you train stay at home moms to minister to elderly widows?

Last week, we considered what is a unique and helpful ministry for stay at home moms, particularly in the area of caring for elderly widows.  As a needed follow-up, here are 5 practical ways we train young moms in our church to take

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What is a unique and helpful ministry for stay at home moms in the church?

There are so many different kinds of people in the local church who provide a helpful service for the pastors to care for elderly widows, but I have found a specific group that shows to be especially valuable.  It is a group

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Why should a pastor take his children to visit the elderly in his church?

Two years ago, I buried our beloved 106 year old widow, Ms. Tillie Roberts.  There are many lessons I learned from shepherding this woman for 8 years, but I was reminded of another when I conducted the funeral that still sticks

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