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Care for Widows

                                                 ...exists to:  Meet the needs of impoverished widows in developing
                                                 countries who have been abandoned or have no family to care for
                                                 them. Provide a way for individuals and groups to connect to and help
                                                 fulfill the care of widows as found throughout scripture. Establish income producing projects and safe housing within the widows’ communities.


Did you know that widows are mentioned more than seventy times in scripture?

“Father of the fatherless and protector of widows is God in his holy habitation.”  Psalm 68:5

My story begins with my love of orphans from an early age. I remember playing “orphanage” with my dolls, and they were companions to me in a lonely childhood. While still in nursing school, I took my first trip to Honduras as part of a medical and dental team. After many repeat trips serving the least of these in a humanitarian capacity, I chose to follow Christ. While raising four
sons I spent a season of my life traveling extensively to remote areas of the
world. During these mission trips, our ministry teams set up medical and
dental clinics. These medical and dental teams improved the lives of the
people to whom we ministered, and many accepted Jesus as their Savior
and Lord. I not only grew in my faith, but developed precious friendships
across the world. While I no longer travel as often as before, I have
maintained these contacts in some very difficult areas with people in great
need. I have felt God stirring me recently to study His word regarding
widows and find that they are mentioned more than seventy times in scripture! He often talks about them in conjunction with the orphans. I used to pray, “Break my heart with what breaks yours, Lord”, but now I pray, “Lord, will you please use me to bring comfort to those your heart is broken for”.                                                                                                  --Lauren F Executive Director
Care for Widows
11450 US 380 Ste 130, #218, Cross Roads, TX. 76227 Telephone: 972.421.8545

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