Serving the Vibrant Community of Senior Adults
Both Saint Luke’s senior adult parishioners and friends in the community are welcome to attend any of the events that are of interest. Saint Luke’s Senior Adult Ministry strives to be an advocate of positive attitude towards aging, seeing this season of life as a part of the journey and a continuation of abundant life in Christ.
The variety of programs offered provide fellowship and recreation, health and wellness education, as well as other educational topics, spiritual enrichment and outreach opportunities. Lunch is included at a minimal cost at these gatherings. Activities are updated weekly and information can be found in the Dialogue under “SENIOR CONNECTIONS”
Hopes, Fears, and Dreams, is a new offering for the 2016-2017 year. Meeting on first Thursday of each month, (excluding holidays) from 1:45pm - 3:00pm, beginning September 22nd in Room 232. All senior adults are welcome to come and network, share ideas, offer prayer requests,and ask questions with other senior adults. Topics related to aging and spirituality are included. Each classes concludes with something upbeat and social. Led by Jeanna Speegle, Director of Senior Adult Ministries. To sign up or to get more information, contact Jeanna Speegle.
Senior Adult Men’s Fellowship Group
Affectionately known as ROMEOs (Retired Older Men Eating Out). On the first Tuesday of each month, this group goes various restaurants around town for lunch. For those who want to ride the church van, meet in the church parking lot at 11:00 a.m. You may drive your own car if you prefer. All retired and semi-retired and anyone wishing to visit are welcome to join us. Email reminders are sent the week before and announces the restaurant and location. If you would like to receive these emails, contact Jeanna Speegle.
Senior Exercise Program – SAIL
(Staying Active and independent in Life) is an evidence-based program designed for those 65 and above. SAIL focuses on strength, flexibility, and balance. Participants can choose to either sit in a chair or stand. Information to share with your health care provider to inquire if this program is appropriate for you is available by calling 802-6218. This class meets Tuesday and Thursdays mornings at 9:00am in Graham Hall. There is no charge.
One day and overnight trips are planned and announced throughout the year, again providing fellowship along with recreational and educational opportunities. Watch this site, as well as the DIALOGUE, for upcoming excursions.
Senior Adult Service Opportunities
Volunteers are encouraged and welcome. Opportunities range from labeling a newsletter to visiting a homebound member. Please contact Jeanna Speegle, Email Jeanna for volunteer opportunities.
For more information contact Jeanna Speegle, Coordinator of Senior Adult Ministries at the office (205) 802-6218 or Email Jeanna.