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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:

June 16, 2016

Boomerstock: Launching a Ministry Movement

Boomerstock is the first comprehensive study of how the church can engage Baby Boomers, whose numbers will double the number […]

Event
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May 10, 2016

The S.A.G.E. Newsletter (Spring 2016)

The Spring 2016 S.A.G.E. newsletter calls attention to how retirement is changing. The article by […]

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SAGE Newsletter
May 16, 2016

Health Fair Offers Opportunities for Ministry (Romans 12, Issue 281)

By William Randolph

Sometimes opportunities for ministry come about in the most unlikely ways.

Article
Consistent Concern for Inviting People to Christ
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
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
September 28, 2016

Boomerstock: Launching a Ministry Movement

Boomerstock is the first comprehensive study of how the church can engage Baby Boomers, whose numbers will double the number […]

Event
Recommended
August 1, 2016

Festival of Wisdom and Grace Conference

Hosted by the Southeaster Jurisdiction Association of Older Adults, the Festival of Wisdom and Grace Conference invites all who are […]

Event
Recommended
May 10, 2016

The S.A.G.E. Newsletter (Spring 2016)

The Spring 2016 S.A.G.E. newsletter calls attention to how retirement is changing. The article by […]

PDF
SAGE Newsletter
May 1, 2016

2016 Older Adult Recognition Day Resources

By Will Randolph

An Older Adult Recognition Day may be observed annually, preferably during the month of May. The day is to recognize […]

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March 31, 2016

Brain Fitness Club at Winter Park First UMC (Romans 12, Issue 275)

By Will Randolph

What overlooked caregiving needs exist in the community near your church that might offer an opportunity for your church to […]

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Issues Facing Older Adults
February 25, 2016

Silver Ministry (Romans 12, Issue 270)

By David Kim

What are the biblical principles of your congregation in undertaking ministries? How does your congregation discern when God is leading […]

Article
Leading Older Adult Ministry
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  […]

Article
Leading Older Adult Ministry
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