Why Widows?

“Devotion that is pure and undefiled before God the Father is this, to visit the fatherless and widows in their affliction…”  -James 1:27 In a world with so much going on, why should we care for widows?  Even more, why does James equate it with pure devotion to God? ... read more

Our first Widow Wednesday Workshop

On April 30th, we hosted our first workshop discussing challenges and issues related to widowhood. We were so happy and honored to have Vickie Mears, of Crossroads Hospice, lead the discussion and present thoughts on stress relief and how to cope with grief together... read more

A Call to Prayer

If you’re reading this, you’re officially invited to join us in prayer for widows and widowers in our area!  Beginning March 23rd, we’re committing each Wednesday from 9-10am to lifting up the needs of widows & widowers in our area as well as the... read more


It can be awkward, to say the least.  But even thinking of our own awkwardness feels selfish, given the contrast.  Your co-worker just lost her husband to cancer; your friend’s mother suddenly died in a car accident; your grandfather died, leaving your grandmother a... read more

The Shaping of Things to Come…

…or “Where have we been & where are we going?” Through his work as a life insurance agent, Jimmy Chouteau naturally came in to contact with many widows.  He began to hear and notice many needs ranging from household tasks & yard work to... read more

Valentine’s Day In The News

The weekend of Valentine’s Day 2016 brought quite a flurry of activity for us at Widow Wednesday.  Not only did we get to deliver roses to close to 150 widows across the Kansas City metro, but we were also featured in news articles and videos on television,... read more