Nurturing no-go older adults is theme for seminar
Posted: Wednesday, February 16, 2011 4:02 pm
If you are a pastor, church program director, lay person in older adult programming, or someone concerned about older adult family members and friends, you won’t want to miss “Nurturing Our No-Go Older Adults.” This seminar will be Tuesday, March 29, 2011 at First United Methodist Church, 200 S. Church Street in Jackson from 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m. The $15 per person cost includes lunch and the registration deadline is Monday, March 21. No walk-ins, please. Call 664-8480 to register. Scholarships are available.
Sally Aldrich, Administrator and CNO, and Dee Flood, Manager of Community Development, Methodist Home Care Hospice & Palliative Services will discuss “Exploring/Exploding the Myths of Hospice” in the first session.
Session two will be led by Beverly Rhoads, Elder Health Care Ministry Coordinator, Germantown UMC, who will discuss “Elder Care Services Laity Can Provide.”
The third session will be an opportunity for attendees to “Learn from Churches with Vital No-Go Ministries.” Pam Jaco and Cecil Kirk, from Jackson First UMC, and Paula Chapman, from Union City First UMC will discuss the various no-go ministry models used in their churches.
There will also be time allotted for roundtable discussions. This seminar is sponsored by the Memphis Conference Older Adult Council of The United Methodist Church. Call Luci Cromer, Coordinator, at 901-755-0803 for more information. This workshop is open to everyone, not just church members, and promises to be a most informative program. Mark your calendars and plan on coming!