Church Partners

We believe the local church is the best avenue for grandparenting ministry to take place. Our desire is to partner with churches whose leaders encourage, envision, and equip grandparents to be intentional disciplers of their grandchildren. The word, “Coalition” in our name represents our partnership with churches having a common commitment to grandparenting. Together, we see the potential for discipleship in the grandparent role, and are doing something about it.

We encourage you to do two things: (1) Start a grandparenting ministry in your church. The “Launch” section below guides you in doing that. (2) Join the Legacy Coalition. You may choose to sign up for free, or contribute to our ministry through paying the registration fee. The fee is designed to help us with our ministry expenses, and to help you through discounts and free resources.

Launch

STARTING A LEGACY GRANDPARENTING MINISTRY IN YOUR CHURCH

Here are six steps to successfully launching an effective grandparenting ministry in your church. Let us know how we can help you each step along the way. Join our coalition of churches to get valuable resources as well as network with others so we all can become stronger together.

STEP 1: CORE GROUP.

A team of key leaders in the congregation is established that will be committed to launching a grandparenting ministry in the church.

STEP 2: PASTOR OWNER.

A pastor agrees to the implementation of a grandparenting ministry, and is willing to provide guidance and support to the core team.

When these two are in place, we ask churches to register with us, but with the registration, we expect them to commit to four more steps. These steps can be resourced through materials Legacy Coalition’s resource providers make available.

STEP 3: VISION EVENT.

The church will schedule and hold a seminar, class, small group, or whatever fits the culture of the local church—whose purpose is to cast vision for spiritually intentional grandparenting.

STEP 4: HABIT CHANGE.

A regular focus on grandparenting is infused into the life of the church (habit change): maybe through a prayer time in the adult classes, maybe through a newsletter, or some other practical method.

STEP 5: EQUIPPING OPPORTUNITIES.

On a repeating basis – from once a quarter to once a year, fellowship and learning opportunities will be created that will practically equip grandparents and remind them of the vision.

STEP 6: A GRAND ACTIVITY.

The church will hold a special event for grandparents and grandchildren—maybe a fun day of activities, maybe a weekend camp.

Partner with Us

Thank you for considering partnership with the Legacy Coalition in the mission of focusing on vital grandparent-grandchild relationships. Our dream is to know that our legacy of faith in Jesus Christ will outlive us in our grandchildren and the generations that follow. Your ministry in your church are the hands and feet of that engagement. We offer two levels for you to join our coalition of churches.

Gold Church Partner

  1. Listed on the Legacy Coalition website
  2. Early access to new programs and products developed.
  3. $212 worth of Legacy Coalition products (plus free USPS shipping).
  4. Free download of all audio and video content from Legacy Grandparenting Summits

Products include:

  • 2 “Equipping Grandparents”
  • 1 “Grandparenting Matters DVD”
  • 1 “Grandparenting Matters Workbook”
  • 1 “Long-Distance Grandparenting”
  • 1 “Overcoming Grandparenting Barriers”
  • 1 “Grandparenting; Strengthening Your Family & Passing on Your Faith” DVD
  • 1 “Biblical Grandparenting”
  • 1 “Kids Promise Cards”
  • 1 “Let’s Talk Question Cards”
  • 1 “Legacy; the Joy of Intentional Grandparenting” Music CD

Total retail value of $1,107 (78% discount off retail)

$249/yr

bronze Church Partner

  1. Listed on the Legacy Coalition website

Total value of $50

free

Our Church Partners

We are grateful for the partnership of these churches. When you partner with us we want everyone to know. Will you join us?

Gold Partners

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Lyall Sutton
Lyall Sutton
Bethany Baptist Church
Edwards, Illinois
Emily Mayfield
Emily Mayfield
Branches Church HB
Huntington Beach, CA
Scott Davis
Scott Davis
Calvary Community Church
Westlake Village, CA
Ross Paterson
Ross Paterson
CrossPoint Community Church
Modesto, CA
Jerry Giles
Jerry Giles
Grace Church of Long Beach
Long Beach, CA
Peggy Fulghum
Peggy Fulghum
Johnson Ferry Baptist Church
MARIETTA, GA
Brian Richard
Brian Richard
Loveland Christian Church
Loveland, OH
Justin Rice
Justin Rice
Nashville First Church of the Nazarene
Nashville, TN
Steven Zenz
Steven Zenz
Riverview Church
Bonsall, CA
Eugene Leong
Eugene Leong
West Houston Chinese Church
Houston, TX
Nina Dohoda
Nina Dohoda
Whittier Area Community Church
Whittier, CA

Bronze Partners

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Located

Website

David Schiedel
David Schiedel
Brentview Baptist Church
Calgary, Alberta
Ed Miller
Ed Miller
Calvary Chapel Mercer County
Lawrenceville, NJ
Stan Carder
Stan Carder
Church of the Apostles
Atlanta, GA
Blake Eckerle
Blake Eckerle
Cornerstone Church
Long Beach, CA
Jim & Carolyn Billick
Jim & Carolyn Billick
Cross Sound Presbyterian Church
Bainbridge Island, WA
Ted Mejan
Ted Mejan
CrossPoint Church
Chino, CA
Sherman Boyd
Sherman Boyd
CrossWay Baptist Church
Murfreesboro, TN
Jack Monroe
Jack Monroe
Encounter/Bible Fellowship Church
Ventura, CA
Jane Larsen
Jane Larsen
Faith Community Church
Palmer, IA
Charlene Rotvold
Charlene Rotvold
Faith Covenant
Burnsville, MN
Chuck Mason
Chuck Mason
First Baptist Wentzville
Wentzville, MO
Andy Oldham
Andy Oldham
First Indpendent Methodist Church
Madison, MS
Ken Fuller
Ken Fuller
Frady Memorial UMC
Odon, IN
Stephen & Shelly Stipes
Stephen & Shelly Stipes
Grace Church - St. Louis
Maryland Heights, MO
Gary Johnson
Gary Johnson
Grace Church Desert Hot Springs
Desert Hot Springs, CA
Gary Bordner
Gary Bordner
Grand Rapids Evangelical Free Church
Grand Rapids, MN
Carol Beaver
Carol Beaver
Gwinnett Community Church
Lawrenceville, GA
Bob King
Bob King
Hill Country Bible Church
Austin, TX
Philip Larson
Philip Larson
Hope Connection
Gainsville, TX
Gail Baxley
Gail Baxley
Indian Springs Baptist Church
Bryant, AR
Bev Phillips
Bev Phillips
Lakes Free Church
Lindstrom, MN
Robb Dunham
Robb Dunham
LifeBridge Christian Church
Longmont, CO
Joanne Lundberg
Joanne Lundberg
New Hope Church
New Hope, MN
Tom and Eileen Johnson
Tom and Eileen Johnson
New Life Church
Woodbury, MN
Ray Dobbs
Ray Dobbs
North Shore Bible Church
Manson, WA
Sam Hill
Sam Hill
Open Door Fellowship Church
Phoenix, AZ
Phil Mitchell
Phil Mitchell
Prestonwood Baptist Church
Plano, TX
Kenneth Holdorf
Kenneth Holdorf
Prince of Peace Church
Carrollton, TX
David Livingston
David Livingston
Riverview Baptist Church
Osage Beach, MO
Jim Cassidy
Jim Cassidy
Scofield Church
Dallas, TX
John Aldax
John Aldax
Sierra Community Church
South Lake Tahoe, CA
Bruce and Sharon Bailey
Bruce and Sharon Bailey
Snohomish Community Church
Snohomish, WA
Murphy Belding
Murphy Belding
Southeast Christian Church
Louisville, KY
Rick Elzinga
Rick Elzinga
Southwest Hills Baptist
Beaverton, OH
Jennifer Grime
Jennifer Grime
St. Johns Lutheran
Stryker, OH
Randy Sims
Randy Sims
Temple Baptist
Hattiesburg, MS
Mike Crosley
Mike Crosley
The Church at Mt. Gilead
Mooresville, IN
LeRoy Sweeter
LeRoy Sweeter
The Waters Church
Sartell, MN
Earnest J. Walton
Earnest J. Walton
Three Chopt Church of Christ
Mechanicsville, VA
Scott Larsen
Scott Larsen
Twin Lakes Bible Camp
Manson, IA
Marvis Hale
Marvis Hale
Villa Baptist Church
Indianapolis, IN
Ron Dearking
Ron Dearking
Westwood Church
St. Cloud, MN
Denise Bevins
Denise Bevins
Woodland Hills Family Church
Branson, MO
Bill Fredenburg
Bill Fredenburg
Woodland Park Community Church
Woodland Park, CO