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Why should you Stand in the Gap for the widows in your community? We are called to serve as protectors of widows (Psalms 68:5), we are to honor widows (1 Timothy 5:3), and we are to look after widows in their distress ( James 1:27).

The Bible mentions the widow 76 times, it commands us to “plead for the widow”.  Too often, the perception is that once a funeral is over and a widow seems to have regained normalcy in her life, no need exists for her care.  Nothing can be further from the truth.

Women’s ministry groups are a good form of fellowship, however widows have a need to be supported by fellow widows. Widows who have experienced the same struggles they are experiencing. This is a different type of community within the church fellowship that is often overlooked and underserved.

73% of widows told us their church did not have a widow ministry
50% of widows leave the church they attended with their husband
17% of widows search for a church home with a widow ministry
33% of widows are clinically depressed
How are you going to "plead for the widows" in your community?

We provide widow ministry guides in the areas of fellowship groups, social, practical needs (home maintenance & car care) and card & book.  The guides consist of 25 best-case practices and resources.  We would love to partner with your church and support the widows in your community.  Stand in the Gap is now in 13 states and growing!

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