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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 14, 2017

The S.A.G.E. Newsletter (Spring 2017)

In this Spring Issue of the S.A.G.E there are a variety of topics discussed.  For example, […]

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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
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
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
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
December 1, 2017

Beyond the Worship Wars — Older Adults Worship Differently

Worship is fundamental to the life and experience of any faith community’s practicing members and a central part […]

Webinar
Older Adult Worship Resources
October 6, 2017

Where to Begin in Boomer Ministry & Advanced Boomer Ministry

Is your community home to a lot of retiring Boomers who are unchurched? Have you discovered that Baby Boomers may […]

Webinar
Leading Older Adult Ministry
August 4, 2017

A Good Death: What Church Leaders Need to Know About Death Preparation for Older Adults

The term “good death” seems like an oxymoron on the surface. Most people do not associate death with […]

Webinar
Issues Facing Older Adults
June 14, 2017

The S.A.G.E. Newsletter (Spring 2017)

In this Spring Issue of the S.A.G.E there are a variety of topics discussed.  For example, […]

PDF
SAGE Newsletter
June 14, 2017

Dream Fulfillment Is Elder Advocacy

By Will Randolph

Dream Fulfillment addresses achieving Elder Advocacy through achieving their dreams.  In this article, Will discusses how churches can develop […]

Article
Caregivers & Caregiving
June 7, 2017

When the Mind Goes: Reflections and Resources

By William Randolph, with Taylor Burton-Edwards

One of the most enigmatic passages in the Bible is story of the attempted sacrifice of Isaac found in Genesis 22. […]

Article
Issues Facing Older Adults
June 2, 2017

Older Adult Ministry on a Shoestring

This webinar is designed for small membership, rural, and financially strapped churches to help them offer quality older adult ministry […]

Webinar
Leading Older Adult Ministry
May 1, 2017

2017 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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Recommended
April 7, 2017

Blessing those Who Mourn: Ministry with Widows and Widowers

The title for this webinar is taken from the Beatitudes, with its promise of comfort that Jesus made to all […]

Webinar
Older Adult Webinars
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