55+ Ministries

 

The 55+ Ministries strive to provide support to older adults of various ages through spiritual growth, service, fellowship and education, empowering them to continue in their faith journey and be actively involved at McFarlin United Methodist Church.

DISCIPLESHIP

Luncheons
Join us for fellowship and great topics!  Luncheons are the first Wednesday of each month with the exception of January.  We meet in Fenn Hall at 10:30-1:00 PM.  The cost is $7 per person and RSVPs are requested by Wednesday prior to the following week’s luncheon.  Please arrive by 10:15 AM to be seated.  To reserve your spot, call the church office or Director of 55+ Ministries at 405-321-3484 ext. 108.

55+ Small Group | Mondays 10-11:30AM | Room 222
Join us on Mondays at 10:00 AM.  Our next study will be a Beth Moore study – Chasing Vines:  Finding Your Way to an Immensely Fruitful Life.  The cost of the book is $10.00  Contact Director of 55+ Ministries if you are interested in attending, 405-321-3484 ext. 108.

Day Trips
Local excursions and getaways scheduled throughout the year.  These are intended to provide Christian fellowship and fun.  To learn more about the trips, contact Joyce Wallace at jwallace@mcfarlinumc.org

EXERCISE

Line Dancing
This group meets every Tuesday at 10:30a in room 320 for fun and exercise. Several times a month they travel off-site for performances in the local area. Please contact the Director of 55+ Ministries at 405-321–3484, ext. 108 if you are interested in participating.

Staying Active and Independent for Life (SAIL)
A comprehensive evidence –based fitness program of low to moderate impact provided by UCO Center for Active Living & Learning.  Exercises are chosen to help you stay independent, active and prevent falls. Tuesdays and Thursdays from 1:30-2:30PM in Fenn Hall.

MISSIONS/SERVICE

55+ Ministries volunteers are a large part of the backbone to missions. We participate with the Food Pantry, Mobile Food Pantry, Caring Ministry, School Partnership, United Methodist Men and United Methodist Women. Check back and watch for announcements regarding specific One Day Missions!
Click here for more information on Missions.

Alzheimer’s Caregiver Support Group
This group meets for lunch the 3rd Wednesday of each month in room 209 at 11:30-1:30p. Occasional guest speaker discusses related topics. Cost of lunch is $5.00. Please contact the Director of Senior Adult Ministries at 405-321–3484, ext. 108 if you are interested in participating.

Senior Adult Care Team (SACT)
This is a team of volunteers who make monthly contacts with constituents who reside in senior adult facilities or are homebound. By reaching out to our McFarlin family, we bring love, comfort and fellowship.Please contact Jane Cook at 405-321–3484, ext. 115 if you are interested in serving on this team.

 

 

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