Have You Heard About the Grandparents Day of Prayer?

written by Lillian Penner
9 · 09 · 22

Let’s make Grandparents Day on September 11, 2022, a Day of Prayer for our grandchildren and their parents.


Christian Grandparenting Network (CGN) invites you to participate in this movement to pray intentionally for our grandchildren, their families, and our world on Grandparent’s Day.

Today our nation is being attacked educationally, socially, financially, politically, racially, and spiritually. Christianity is under assault; parents and grandparents are involved in a tug of war for their children’s hearts and minds. They find it hard to navigate a world hostile to the truth with Satan’s aggressive attack on our families and nation. 

We read in 2 Timothy 4:3-4 (NLT), “For a time is coming when people will no longer listen to sound and wholesome teaching. They will follow their own desires and will look for teachers who will tell them whatever their itching ears want to hear. They will reject the truth and chase after myths.” 

According to Barna Research, 58 percent of U.S. adults agreed that identifying moral truth is up to each individual; there are no moral absolutes that apply to everyone, all the time. Surprisingly, 48 percent of adults who identified as born-again Christians agreed with the statement. 1

This is what our grandchildren and their parents are exposed to hearing today. Grandparent’s Day of Prayer aims to raise an awareness of prayer among today’s Christian grandparents.

Grandparents who believe in prayer can make a difference.

Grandparents need to be intentional about the power of prayer to keep their grandchildren and their parents’ hearts and minds from falling captive to the enemy’s deception

We are engaged in spiritual warfare that requires prayer as a weapon. Therefore, Christian Grandparenting Network (CGN) invites you to join other grandparents to pray intentionally for our grandchildren, their families, and our world on Grandparent’s Day of Prayer, September 11.

More information is available on our website. https://christiangrandparenting.com/prayer/grandparents-day-of-prayer/  

Join grandparents throughout the world in uniting in prayer
Sunday, September 11,
for a
Day of Prayer for their grandchildren and their parents.


Lillian Penner, Coordinator for Grandparents’ Day of Prayer, Christian Grandparenting Network. Email me for additional information. lpenner@christiangrandparenting.com.

1. The findings are part of the American Worldview Inventory and were released by George Barna, director of research at the cultural research center at Arizona Christian University.

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