Senior adult ministry

  1. Dinner Delivery

    Article Dinner Delivery

    A few years ago our men’s group wanted to do something special on Thanksgiving. They figured that they could cook up a meal and take it out to people they knew whose…

  2. Sharing and Preserving Stories

    Article Sharing and Preserving Stories

    During the summer and early fall of 2011, I had the opportunity to sit with Lucimarian Roberts, the 88 year-old mother of Good Morning America anchor, Robin Roberts, and listen to …

  3. Reaching Older Adults: Are Seminaries Equipping Pastors to Minister to Seniors?

    Article Reaching Older Adults: Are Seminaries Equipping Pastors to Minister to Seniors?

    About a year ago, I heard from a young pastor of a United Methodist church who said he had a confession he wanted to share with me. He told me that he had come face-to-face with a …

  4. Fears of Aging

    Article Fears of Aging

    A few weeks ago I received a Christmas letter from a long-married couple in their nineties. I had to smile when I came to a particular sentence. “This year we managed not to …

  5. Renewed Purpose

    Article Renewed Purpose

    We have become a throw-away society. A quick glance through your post-Christmas trash receptacle will likely affirm just how much we have come to love convenience. From gift bags…

  6. Been There. Done That. I'm Through.

    Article Been There. Done That. I'm Through.

    An 86 year-old woman leaned forward in her seat as she described her frustration with longtime friends who seem satisfied with sitting around their apartments in their house…

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