When you feel lonely, discouraged or forgotten by the world, what brings cheer to your heart? A call from a dear friend? A lunch date with a family member? An encouraging note dropped in your mailbox?
We all have special ways someone has encouraged us and helped us know we are not forgotten. This month, we have been talking about ways others have ministered to the Forgotten Ones, the elderly and homebound among us, helping them know they are valued and appreciated. Full Story »
Every person hopes to live a life that will be remembered, that will spread a legacy of honor and good for generations, for family that is to come.
First Baptist Church in Richardson is helping remember the lives of senior adults through a ministry that allows elderly church members to record their life stories and key life moments so that they can leave their legacy for their families and future generations. Full Story »
Much of this month has been focused on reaching out to the forgotten ones, to the elderly among us. But there is another group that is closely related to the elderly who also need love, encouragement and a helping hand – the caregivers.
During the Fellowship Hall podcast for this month, Amy Hanson, a gerontologist and passionate Christ follower focused on helping the church reach out to older adults, mentioned that caregivers often need just as much love and support as the elderly they are attending. Full Story »
For the elderly, they often feel forgotten, feel excluded from the world. But A Time to Share, a ministry started by Jerry and Nancy Haning and their daughter Ashley Shadbolt, is bringing Christmas cheer and a loving touch to senior adults in need in the Amarillo area. Full Story »
To be involved in ministry for the elderly and homebound, you first have to find them. So how do you make that happen? Here are a few ideas to get you connected to the elderly in your community. Full Story »