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Older Adult Ministries

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Scholarships Available:

Scipio Memorial Scholarship
ELCC Scholarship

Information:

2013-2015 Board of Directors
2012 Board of Directors Minutes
2012 Annual Association General Meeting

 

Resources:

Books to share

  1. Bible Study:
    1. 10 Gospel Promises for Later Life By Jane Marie Thibault

 

Events to host / attend

Attend:

  1. Anderson, SC

Anderson Senior Follies: March 16-19, 2017

www.AndersonSeniorFollies.org

864-231-2080

 

  1. Columbia, SC: Killingsworth Gala
  1. OASIS (Older Adults Still in Service)
  2. The Charleston District  will be hosting a “Love Day- Fun Day” on November 12, 2016.

    More information to follow.

http://www.oasisseniors.org/

Older Adult Ministry of World Changers Church International
College Park , GA 30349
Phone: 770-210-5770 Ext 6269
E-mail Address: Info@OasisSeniors.org

As we minister to the members of our church and, ultimately, to those in our community, we want to be remembered for our warm and caring attitude, the smiles that we give, our ability to listen with empathy, and our respect for the value and dignity of each person we come in contact with.


 

Host:

  1. Five Wishes End-of-Life planning DVDs and $5 documents available www.agingwithdignity.org

  2. Arts & crats for holidays
  3. Cards & games
  4. Carolina Copy Cats (entertainment)

www.carolinacopycats.org a non-profit organization devoted to providing entertainment primarily to senior citizens. They perform a lip sync show of vintage music decked out in costume belonging to the era of the songs.

They range in age from 50+ to 103 and perform from April – October.

  1. Dinner theatre
  2. Highlight older adult monthly
  3. Bulletin board newsletter
  4. Movie morning (or movie night)
  5. Night of Elegance formal meal
  6. Older adult praise & dance team
  7. Older Adult Sunday (lead morning worship)
  8. Quilting group
  9. Lap quilts
  10. Prayer quilts
  11. Baby quilts
  12. “Pre-need” seminar
  13. Red Bird Craft Consignment Program http://www.crafts.rbmission.org/ look for Consignment Box info
  14. Second-Chance Prom
  15. Vial of Life Project

www.vialoflife.com a way to keep emergency information visible and on hand for emergency workers


 

Mission items to collect/donate

  1. Cancelled postage stamps

Marion Mission Storehouse

1834 W. Spencer Ave, Marion IN 46952-3376

  • Ship in envelopes, not boxes.
  1. CWS Blanket program

http://cwsglobal.org/get-involved/cws-blankets/

  1. Lap blankets for sick children

Project Linus

www.projectlinus.org/

  1. Many needs for Red Bird, KY

(UMC Missionary Conference)

http://rbmission.org/support/

  1. Pillowcases for Salkehatchie or other agencies
  2. Operation Christmas Child Shoeboxes
  3. New and good used shoes:

www.shoes4water.org

  1. UMCOR kits

http://www.umcor.org/UMCOR/Relief-Supplies

  1. Layette kits
  2. Bedding pack
  3. School kits
  4. Health kits

Pill Bottles needed (empty)

http://m25m.org/pillbottles/

     Matthew 25: Ministries accepts donations of empty plastic pill bottles for   

     inclusion in shipments of medical supplies and for shredding and recycling.  

     Our pill bottle program fulfills the dual needs of improving medical care in  developing countries and caring for our environment.

Acceptable collection items include:

– Prescription and over-the-counter pill bottles

– Large and small pill bottles

– Pill Bottles with and without secure caps (child resistant)


 

Places to visit

  1. Georgia: (St. Simon) Epworth by the Sea

http://epworthbythesea.org/

  1. Georgia: (LaGrange)

Explorations in Antiquity Center

A museum of daily life in Biblical times

http://biblicalhistorycenter.com/

  1. Jefferson, North Carolina

Fresco paintings (in churches)

http://www.ashefrescoes.org/

  1. Waxhaw, North Carolina

JAARS: www.JAARS.org

Jungle Aviation and Radio Service

International Bible translators

  • The Museum of the Alphabet
  • Mexico-Cardenas Museum
  • Tour facility

Seminars of interest to seniors


 

Speakers to invite

  1. Columbia area: Alston Wilke Society

www.alstonwilkessociety.org

  1. Columbia area: Bethlehem Center

www.midnet.sc.edu/bethlehem

  1. Columbia area: The Cooperative Ministry

www.cooperativeministry.org

  1. Columbia area: Oliver Gospel Mission

www.olivergospelmission.com

  1. Columbia area: PAALS

Palmetto Animal Assisted Life Services

www.paals.org

  1. Gideon’s International

http://www.gideons.org/

  1. Johns Island area: Rural Mission

www.ruralmission.org

  1. Spartanburg area: Bethlehem Center

www.bethlehemctr.org

9. Prosperity area: Freedom and Hope Foundation

http://freedomandhopefoundation.com/index.html


 

Ways to volunteer

  1. Local Salkehatchie teams need adult supervisors

Suggestions for regular meetings:

  • Devotions
  • Introductions of first-time attenders or guests
  • Recognize birthdays
  • Share jokes
  • Crossword puzzles or word search page on table
  • Bingo with donated prizes
  • Guest speaker

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