By Kim Jessie
Ministering to Senior Adults can be exciting and rewarding. These ideas can help any church start or expand ministry to Senior Adults.
Adopt a Grandparent: Connect children, teens, and young adults who may not have local grandparents with seniors who can mentor and inspire them.
Mission Opportunities: Many seniors still want to make a difference. Seek out opportunities for them to serve locally and on mission teams to have meaningful experiences in serving others.
Trips: Schedule trips to museums, malls, movies, the mountains, shows, etc.
Gatherings: Host events where seniors can get together and enjoy fellowship with other seniors.
Call Trees: During times of power outages and bad storms, have call trees to check on seniors. Additionally, have callers who will check on seniors who miss a Sunday.
Hot Meals: Some seniors will not prepare hot meals for themselves. Host a weekly hot meal or have meals delivered by friends or neighbors to seniors in your church.
Winterization of homes and cars: Occasionally, seniors need assistance winterizing their homes and their cars. Develop a team that will offer to help seniors prepare their homes and cars for colder weather.