Engaging in Ministry with Older Adults

Engaging in Ministry with Older Adults

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In these pages congregations will find information about the aging process as well as about implications for ministry. In addition to being beneficial for churches and synagogues, this book has a place in seminary education. Study groups may find especially useful the qPoints to Ponderq page concluding each chapter. The questions found on those pages can also stimulate older readers to reflect on their life pilgrimage. If the illustrations sprinkled generously throughout the book motivate readers to adapt ideas or create their own responses to identified needs, then faithful engagement can result.Is there a youth group that can occasionally do yard work? Are there handy people skilled in home repairs who can install deadbolt safety locks? Perhaps most important ... With whom do older people confer when they deliberate about housing options? According to the ... Eating together, splitting cost of utilities, having a companion for socializationa¬Ä¬Ēall these appear to be advantages. In my experienceanbsp;...

Title:Engaging in Ministry with Older Adults
Author:Dosia Carlson
Publisher:Rowman & Littlefield - 1997-10-01


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