Round Lick Baptist provides ministry to single mothers, widows
By Lonnie Wilkey
Editor, Baptist and Reflector
WATERTOWN — Bryan Howard grew up in a home led by a single mom so he is well aware of the struggles and issues they face.
That’s why he has always wanted to be involved in a ministry geared toward single mothers and widows, but until recently he had never found the opportunity.
That changed earlier this year when Howard, worship pastor at Round Lick Baptist Church, Watertown, attended a meeting hosted by Wilson County Baptist Association that focused on community outreach. That sparked the recall of an article he had read previously about a church that provided free oil changes for single mothers. “God gave me the vision for this ministry 20 years ago,” he affirmed.
Howard noted that single mom families “are a growing segment of our population. Some have never married or have been abandoned by their husbands; while others are widowed. [Read more…]