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WAYS TO CONNECT

WITH SINGLE PARENTING

<PZTP3XUUTaT]RTcWa^dVW?aPhTa Â&#x2039; Praise God for the resiliency of many single parents in our region who provide loving homes and nurturing care to their children. Â&#x2039; Pray that more Christians in Northwest Indiana give generously, wisely, and joyfully to those who need assistance. 4H`^LPUJYLHZPUNS`M\SĂ&#x201E;SS^OH[[OL3VYKYLX\PYLZVM\Z!¸;VKVQ\Z[PJLHUK[VSV]LRPUKULZZHUK[V^HSRO\TIS` with [our] Godâ&#x20AC;? (Micah 6:8). Â&#x2039; 7YH`MVYJV\YHNLHUKNYHJLMVY[OVZL\UKLY[HRPUNKPMĂ&#x201E;J\S[Z[LWZ[V^HYKNYLH[LYZLSMZ\MĂ&#x201E;JPLUJ`ÂśYL[\YUPUN[VZJOVVS MVYH.,+]VJH[PVUHS[YHPUPUNJVSSLNLJSHZZLZI\KNL[PUNZRPSSZVYĂ&#x201E;NO[PUNHUHKKPJ[PVU Â&#x2039; Pray for the restoration of broken relationships between husband and wife, boyfriend and girlfriend, and between family members. Â&#x2039; 7YH`[OH[HSSZPUNSLWHYLU[Z^V\SKĂ&#x201E;UK[OLZ\WWVY[Z`Z[LT[OL`KLZWLYH[LS`ULLK[V[OYP]LPU5VY[O^LZ[0UKPHUH Â&#x2039; 7YH`[OH[TVYLWHYLU[Z^V\SKĂ&#x201E;UK[OLZ\WWVY[[OL`ULLK[VJOVVZLVW[PVUZV[OLY[OHUHIVY[PVUHUK[OH[L]LY` child born in our area would be welcomed by a loving, nurturing family. Â&#x2039; 7YH`MVY[OL]VS\U[LLYZHUKZ[HMMVMUVUWYVĂ&#x201E;[VYNHUPaH[PVUZJP]PJNYV\WZNV]LYUTLU[HNLUJPLZHUKJO\YJOLZ[OH[ assist the growing number of single parent households in Northwest Indiana. Â&#x2039; Pray for the peace of God which transcends all understanding to permeate the hearts of Northwest Indianaâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s single parent households. Â&#x2039; Pray that families across Northwest Indiana would be willing to come alongside single parent families to provide support, mentoring, and encouragement. Â&#x2039; 7YH`[OH[JO\YJOLZ^V\SKĂ&#x201E;UKJYLH[P]L^H`Z[VTLL[[OLULLKZVMZPUNSLWHYLU[MHTPSPLZ

<PZTP3XUUTaT]RTcWa^dVWH^da;XUT Â&#x2039; Use the skills that God has given you to mentor a single mother in areas like budgeting, job-preparedness, or raising children. Â&#x2039; 6MMLY[VIHI`ZP[MVYZPUNSLWHYLU[Z^OVHYL[Y`PUN[VILJVTLTVYLZLSMZ\MĂ&#x201E;JPLU[@V\JHU^H[JO[OLPYJOPSKYLUHZ they go on job interviews or continue their education. Â&#x2039; Befriend single parents to provide a good support system and be a constant encourager. Â&#x2039; Start a lower cost day-care designed to help single parents in the workforce. Â&#x2039; 6MMLYHOV\YKH`JHYLZLY]PJLMVY[OLTHU`ZPUNSLWHYLU[Z^VYRPUN[^VVY[OYLLQVIZZVTL[PTLZV]LYUPNO[ Â&#x2039; =VS\U[LLY[VNYVJLY`ZOVWVYY\UV[OLYLYYHUKZMVYZPUNSLWHYLU[ZZV[OL`OH]LVULSLZZ[OPUN[VĂ&#x201E;[PU[V[OLPYI\Z` schedules. Â&#x2039; *VUZPKLY¸HKVW[PUNšHZPUNSLWHYLU[MHTPS`[VOLSW^P[O[YHUZWVY[H[PVUJOPSKJHYLVYV[OLYĂ&#x201E;UHUJPHSULLKZ !}BX]V[T?PaT]cX]V

Salt & Light: A Guide to Loving Northwest Indiana  

This book is meant to stir your hearts for our community and help you see Northwest Indiana through the lens of Jesus – a place he dearly lo...

Salt & Light: A Guide to Loving Northwest Indiana  

This book is meant to stir your hearts for our community and help you see Northwest Indiana through the lens of Jesus – a place he dearly lo...

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