Grandparents Archives

Honoring Grandparents – It’s Great To be Grand! (conclusion)

September 30, 2021

“To forget one’s ancestors is to be a brook without a source, a tree without a root.” ~ Chinese Proverb As church membership across the country ages, this certainly gives rise to the need for ministries that specifically serve to our aging population. If you haven’t done so already, consider establishing a Senior Adult Ministry… [Read More]

Honoring Grandparents – It’s Great To be Grand! (Week 3)

September 23, 2021

“Grandparents are similar to a piece of string – handy to have around and easily wrapped around the fingers of their grandchildren.” ~ Author Unknown Last week we presented interesting facts regarding grandparents. Some of those details included the number of grandparents serving as caregivers of their grandchildren. The statistics are showing that it is… [Read More]

Honoring Grandparents – It’s Great To be Grand! (Week 1)

September 9, 2021

National Grandparents Day September 12, 2021 September is the month that being a grandparent is celebrated. National Grandparents Day came about back in 1970. Marian McQuade, a West Virginia housewife, came up with the idea of a day set aside to encourage families to visit their elderly relatives. With a firm resolve to make it… [Read More]

The Counseling Corner – Honoring grandparents – It’s great to be grand! (Week 4)

September 20, 2012

“Grandparents are similar to a piece of string – handy to have around and easily wrapped around the fingers of their grandchildren.” ~Author Unknown Last week we presented interesting facts regarding grandparents. Some of those details included the number of grandparents raising their grandchildren. The statistics are showing that it is a situation that is… [Read More]