Practical Steps for Churches to Encourage and Equip Godly Grandparenting

Grandparents Making Disciples: Awakening a “Retired” Generation

  1. PRAY for the Holy Spirit to show you, your parish leadership how to guide your grandparents Pray for your leadership to be given a heart for the grandparents
  2. If you are not one of the priests of your parish, then make an appointment to share with him what you have heard here
  3. Celebrate Grandparent’s Day
  4. Cast God’s Vision for grandparents through:
    • Workshop(s)
    • Sunday School Classes
    • Book Studies
    • Sermon: What Does It Mean to be a Biblical Grandparent
  5. Offer a (G@P) Prayer Group
  6. Continue to offer workshops/Sunday School classes/book studies to encourage and equip
  7. Potential topics for future workshops:

“Praying Fervently for Your Grandchildren”

“Speaking The Blessing”

“Pursuing/Mending Broken relationships”

“Grandparenting Long-Distance”

  1. Other opportunities:
    • Grand Camp
    • One Day
    • Conferences

 

 

 

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