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Older Adults

The vision of the Office on Aging & Older Adult Ministries is founded on the principle that ongoing faith development of midlife and older adults is critical for the transformation of the world.

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New & Noteworthy:

November 4, 2015

The S.A.G.E. Newsletter (Fall 2015)

The Fall 2015 S.A.G.E. newsletter addresses caregiver support. It offers specifics about programs where church leaders […]

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SAGE Newsletter
January 27, 2015

Webinars – A Convenient Way to Learn!

Discipleship Ministries offers a wide range of webinars for older adults and older adult ministry leaders.

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Older Adult Webinars
August 28, 2015

What Shall I Read Second?

By Will Randolph

With our children and grandchildren headed back to school, now is the perfect time to spend time with our own […]

Book Review
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March 10, 2015

What Shall I Read First?

By Will Randolph

One of the frequent questions I am asked by church leaders is, “What is the one book I should […]

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Recommended
March 10, 2015

What Shall I Read First?

By Will Randolph

One of the frequent questions I am asked by church leaders is, “What is the one book I should […]

Article
Recommended
January 27, 2015

Webinars – A Convenient Way to Learn!

Discipleship Ministries offers a wide range of webinars for older adults and older adult ministry leaders.

Article
Older Adult Webinars
April 26, 2016

Superstar Evangelists: How to Turn Retirees Loose as Faith Sharers

Sometimes the unlikeliest people make the best faith sharers. This is especially true of Retirees who have a strength of […]

Webinar
Leading Older Adult Ministry
April 26, 2016

Older Adult Spiritual Care

The last chapters of our spiritual lives are different than prior periods of our lives, requiring different approaches to spiritual […]

Webinar
Issues Facing Older Adults
April 5, 2016

Hacking Retirement: Pre and Post Retirement Checkups for Church Leaders

Retirement has been described as a second “coming of age” for older adults in the same way young […]

Webinar
Leading Older Adult Ministry
March 8, 2016

Framing Significance in Later Years: Legacy Leaving 101

When a person reaches the last quarter of their lives they begin to think about their significance, i.e. the […]

Webinar
Issues Facing Older Adults
February 23, 2016

Boomers Ministry Basics

Do you have a lot of Baby Boomer members in your church but do not have a clue about what […]

Webinar
Older Adult Webinars
February 12, 2016

Recommendations for Hiring Older Adult Ministry Staff

Older-adult ministry is never simply ministry to or for older adults; rather, it is ministry  […]

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Leading Older Adult Ministry
January 5, 2016

Why Older Adult Ministry NOW?

Rev. Dr. William Randolph from the Office of Aging and Older Adult Ministry and Barbara Bruce, a national workshop leader […]

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Older Adult Webinars
December 8, 2015

Dementia Care for Churches

This webinar is designed to be an introduction into the ways the church can respond to the needs of dementia […]

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