Training Volunteers in Single Mom’s Ministry

2016-10-17T16:12:28+00:00 March 10th, 2014|Jennifer Maggio|

  Volunteers are the catalyst behind any effective ministry, nonprofit, or church. They extend the work, the reach, beyond just the doors of the facility. They talk about the work with their families. They advertise for you. They are passionate and work hard because of it. Aside from moving through different seasons of life, many [...]

Avoiding Single Mom Ministry Burn-Out

2016-10-17T16:12:29+00:00 March 3rd, 2014|Jennifer Maggio|

  I love what I get the God-given opportunity to do. I love working with churches, pastors, and anyone who has a heart to serve single mothers and their families. What a special group of people you are! When speaking to you, there is a common theme among the discussion. “I’m tired. Am I making [...]

The Mom I Want To Be by Jennifer Maggio

2016-10-17T16:12:29+00:00 February 17th, 2014|Jennifer Maggio|

Courtesy of I grew up without a mother. Well…let me rephrase that. I grew up without my mother. My dad married a total of six times and had plenty of girlfriends and mistresses in between and during his marriages, so there was never a shortage of mothers in my life. Yet, none of [...]

5 Reasons Your Church Should Have a Single Moms Program by Jennifer Maggio

2015-11-18T04:00:48+00:00 December 8th, 2013|Jennifer Maggio|

With approximately 15 million single parents in the United States alone and the numbers growing daily, it is imperative that every church across our great nation have a thriving single mothers ministry.  67% of all single mothers do not actively attend a local church (The Church and the Single Mom, Carepoint 2011). And whether you [...]

The Life of a Single Mom CEO Featured in The New York Times

2016-10-17T16:12:36+00:00 November 20th, 2013|Jennifer Maggio, life of a single mom, single mom and the church, the life of a single mom ministries, TLSM|

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Help For Single Moms: Jennifer Barnes Maggio Of ‘The Life Of A Single Mom Ministries’ Offers Resources Maggio, recently featured in a New York Times article, believes that connecting single mothers with church support groups can be the catalyst to helping single moms realize their life goals and start down the path [...]

20 Things I Want My 18-Year Old To Know

2016-10-17T16:13:05+00:00 November 12th, 2013|Jennifer Maggio|

  As I sat to ponder my son's upcoming eighteenth birthday, my mind was flooded with memories from his childhood - the first time he swung a baseball to bat, his first words, first steps, the first time he said, "I wub you." I could not believe that the last eighteen years had flown by, [...]