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Ministry with older persons

Arthur H. Becker

Ministry with older persons

a guide for clergy and congregations

by Arthur H. Becker

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Published by Ausgburg Pub. House in Minneapolis .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Church work with older people.,
  • Older Christians -- Religious life.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 220-221.

    StatementArthur H. Becker.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBV4435 .B37 1986
    The Physical Object
    Pagination221 p. ;
    Number of Pages221
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2708532M
    ISBN 100806621966
    LC Control Number86001101

    With a strong focus on pastoral care and practical theology related to age and aging, this book will help caregivers in many different settings understand the elderly and the issues they face. In particular, it examines how theories of age relate to our experience, and how such experience might challenge and shape our theologies. Shared commitment to lifelong learning can help our ministry to.   "This impressive book by Houston and Parker offers a thoughtful exploration of the important role and place of an increasing number of older persons in our faith communities. A Vision for the Aging Church provides an invaluable resource for both the church as well as the social work profession." Rick Chamiec-CaseBrand: InterVarsity Press.

    Older Adult Ministry Our mission is to support and enhance the connection that our elder members have with their church, with each other and with God. Missy Obergefell, Director of Older Adult Ministry, provides for older adults of our congregation who seek personal pastoral care, monthly spiritual direction and support in considering later life living arrangements. iv Food and Nutrition Guidelines for Healthy Older People: A background paper Acknowledgements The Ministry of Health would like to thank Dr Carol Wham and Dr Rozanne Kruger from Massey University for undertaking the evidence-based literature review and using it to.

    Ministry for and by persons in their wisdom years. Welcome to Ministry for Seniors (55+) Men and women in the later years of life have many gifts to share. At this stage of our lives, we are better able to evaluate the past; to know and live more deeply in the faith; and to . More than a year ago in Leadership Journal, Dave Travis, managing director of Leadership Network, mentioned three things in the church that should be changing by now but aren’ of these was ministry to the encore generation. Dave said, “With the huge baby boomer population in this demographic, I’m surprised we’re not seeing growth for this sector.”.


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: Ministry With Older Persons: A Guide for Clergy and Congregations (): Becker, Arthur H.: BooksFormat: Paperback. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages ; 22 cm: Contents: Myths and realities of aging --The pilgrimage of aging --The tasks of aging --The losses and gains of aging --You can teach an old dog --Faith concerns of elders --Faith concerns of the frail elderly --Ethical issues in aging --Facing the dilemmas of dying --Pastoral counseling with elders --Family.

The book is an invaluable resource for clergy, ministry committees and planning groups, and staff persons responsible for older adult ministries. Read more Read less click to Ministry with older persons book popover/5(3).

This book studies characteristics and needs of the aging in an attempt to relate the resources of the local church to the needs of older persons. It assumes that older persons have many individual needs which are not subject to large scale solutions and must therefore be approached locally.

The purpose of this book is to deal with these more individual matters, and to lay a foundation from. Worship and Education Ministry Team Ministry With Older Adults Page 6 From Age-ing to Sage-ing by Zalman Schacter-Shalomi and Ronald S. Miller (Warner Books, Inc. ) $ In this revolutionary and compassionate book, Schachter-Shalomi guides older Americans through a.

An Age of Opportunity: Intentional Older Adult Ministry by Richard H. Gentzler, Jr. (Discipleship Resources, Nashville, TN ). An informative resource with a wealth of material to enable congregations to become intentional in ministry by, with, and for older adults.

The mission of the Conference Older Adult Ministries Council is to resource churches and individuals in the Conference on all aspects of aging and older adult ministries. Shamy (Jessica Kingsley Publishing, ) This is a book for those actively engaged in or interested in spiritual ministry to persons with dementia.

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The Care of the Older Person is broken up into chapters written by an esteemed group of doctors and researchers, each covering a different aspect of elder care. Overview of the Field (by Jose Morais, MD) p resents an in-depth overview of the current state of geriatric medicine, including the unique challenges and opportunities characterizing this growing field today.

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Spiritual Care and Support for the Elderly. The ministry of prayer is especially important in this regard. Many older persons, including those who are not able to attend church services, find intercessory prayer a significant part of their spiritual lives. Aging in the Bible is said to be a sign of experience.

The Lord promises His continues love and concern for the elderly. “I will be your God throughout your lifetime -- until your hair is white with age. I made you, and I will care for you. I will carry you along and save you (Isaiah ).

Learn more from our list of Bible verses about aging. Ministry of Education is feeling grateful. August 7, I am trying to restructure and rewrite a book I wrote some time ago based on the suggestions of readers.I am pleased that I have helpful family members, friends and colleagues who believe that it is time to review this book in view of the changes that have arisen due to recent events Followers: The pastor would like to get more people involved in this particular program.

After all, it's the only ministry the church has for older members. Churches genuinely concerned about the faith development of all God's people will want to develop vital ministry by, with and for older adults.

How to Minister Among Older Adults helps congregations minister to older adult members. It shows how to mobilize ministry by older adults. The book offers practical procedures, Bible studies, and workshop outlines to revitalize older adult ministry. Interviews. To better understand Evangelism for the Elderly, Strength 2 Strength (S2S) met with a few Pastors and Ministry Leaders who are involved with ministry to the Elderly to get their views and input in understanding how to ministry to these very special people.

Meet Larry & Opal Winebrenner. Larry has had wide and varied experiences in life that have all worked together to make him. Gary Brand's advice to churches with older adult ministries is simple: Do what you do best. He bases that on 13 years of experience as director of older adult ministries at Trinity United Methodist Church in Columbus, Ohio, and what he sees happening at nearby churches.

Three have directors like him, but their approaches to ministry vary. OLDER PERSON'S MINISTRY. Spiritual Care and Support. All Saints' Church, 28 Western Road, Branksome Park, Poole BH13 7BP () Email. Our Older Person's Ministry at All Saints' aims at providing spiritual care and support for those blessed with the gift of years in the parish.

There are also regular activities where we can meet. If you would like to start or improve your ministry to older people here are some organisations and ministries that can help you: Connect4Life Silver connections A magazine format resource intended for use by chaplains, ministers and anyone.

Valleydale Women's Ministry exists to make Jesus known and make disciples by intentional study and application of God's word, connecting with other women and serving the world.Scripture may be read and familiar beloved hymns may be sung to persons in coma or unable to communicate.

Some families may also find it comforting to organize their time around an uncommunicative loved one around a simple service of Morning or Evening Prayer (see UMH ).In Scripture we also read a very tender exhortation regarding the elderly, especially as they grow older (Sirach ).

The text from the book of Sirach concludes with a very serious affirmation: a blasphemer is he who despises his father; accused of his Creator, he who angers his mother (Sirach ). Everything must be done to put an end to.