A message to our children “About Mother’s Day:”
Have you ever wondered how Mother’s Day got started? People started honoring mother’s a very long time ago. When it first started it was called Mothering Sunday because people celebrated it the fourth Sunday during a time called Lent. Lent is the time before Easter where people think and prepare about the Easter story and what God did for us.
Then 150 years ago a woman named Anna Jarvis, organized a day to raise awareness of poor health conditions in her community, something she thought mother’s believed in doing. She called it “Mother’s Work Day.”
After Anna Jarvis died, her daughter (also named Anna) wanted to honor all that her mother did. Anna heard her mother say that one day she hoped someone would make a special day just for mothers.
So Anna worked very hard and even talked to presidents and…
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