Ages 55+

 

The Senior Adult Ministry strives 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, September through June with the exception of January. We meet in Fenn Hall at 10:30AM-1:00PM. The cost is $7 per person and RSVPs are requested by FRIDAY at noon prior to the Wednesday luncheon. Please arrive by 10:15AM to be seated. To reserve your spot, call the church office or Missy Louy 405.321.3484 ext. 108 or email mlouy@mcfarlinumc.org.
Check back soon for our Fall 2018 Luncheon schedule!

Senior Adult Small Group
Join us August 20 at 10:00AM as we return from Summer break with Beth Moore’s  Study of Esther. This is a 9 week study, the combined book/study guide cost is $10.00. Please contact Missy Louy, Director of Senior Adult Ministries if you are interested. 405-321-3484 ext. 108.

Devotions at Senior Living Centers
Several devotional groups are provided in local adult living facilities for those seeking spiritual growth. These small groups are led by Congregational Care Ministers, McFarlin staff and Lay Servant Leaders. For information on specific groups, please contact Missy Louy, Director of Senior Adult Ministries.

Travel
Local excursions and getaways scheduled September through June (except January). These are intended to provide fellowship and education. 2018 Fall schedule coming soon!

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 Missy Louy, 405-321–3484 or mlouy@mcfarlinumc.org 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 beginning August 27.

McFarlin Adventurers
Activities scheduled on varying Saturdays throughout the year (excluding Dec). Activities will focus on spiritual growth opportunities and encompass varying fitness levels.  Participants will caravan to various sites from the McFarlinUMC parking lot the day of the event. Please remember to bring appropriate supplies based on the activity.  Suggestions include: water, snacks, hats, sunscreen and rain jackets.  Wear sturdy shoes and weather appropriate layers of clothing.

MISSIONS/SERVICE

Senior Adult Ministry 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. Quarterly, a guest speaker presents on related topics. Cost of lunch is $5.00.

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.

 

 

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