Senior Ministry

The Mission Field of Older Adults

The rural and small-town churches in America are poised to become the spiritual renewal center for older adult ministries. How’s that for a challenging goal and opportunity for each of us in the years ahead? Jeremiah 29:11 says it so well: “For I know the plans I have for you … plans for welfare and… Read more »

Senior Ministry Task Force

It's exciting to hear that the average age of the lifespan of an American continues to rise.  As a pastor, you are most likely noticing that in your church records and the grey hair in your pews.  We quickly come to the realization that seniors offer us a unique set of opportunities for ministry.  That's... Read more »

Worship for Shut-Ins Time Change

Lutheran Ministries Media wants Worship for Shut-Ins viewers to know that the Sunday morning program at 6:30 AM has moved to a new home. As of Sunday, November 13, it will be seen on Fort Wayne’s NBC channel 21.2 at 7:00 AM. On cable this is Verizon FiOS channel 4, Comcast channel 13, and on Mediacom… Read more »

Engaging the Aging

Is your congregation intentionally inviting, nurturing, and equipping older adults to grow in faith and to serve as Christian disciples in their congregation, in their families, and in their communities? If not, why not? For a great resource on ministry to older adults,  subscribe to the Lutheran Senior Services newsletter “Engaging the Aging” at Engaging The… Read more »