Generational Ministries is a comprehensive grouping of programs focused on the second half of adult life. The programs offered are geared to suggested age levels, recognizing that individual health and energy may be large factors in determining where an individual wants to be involved. Specific ministries have been designed to meet needs either within an age group or that cross over all three.
Our vision is to seek the Lord, reach out to those who are not yet in the Kingdom, serve as “ministers” of the Lord, all the while caring for each other and getting together for the betterment of one another in genuine fellowship and relationship.
The weekly Drop-In Program is for all active adults among the congregation and within the community. Our purpose is fellowship, caring and education for both the participants and those we seek to reach, while being attentive to opportunities to share our faith in Jesus in an informal manner. Our participants include homemakers, shift-workers, and those on sick leave or with physical disabilities, as well as active retirees. Any adult who is available on Thursdays from September to June is welcome to attend. Cost is $7 each, or $30 for a 5-visit ticket, which covers all activities, lunch, and a morning snack. You are invited to drop-in when you are able to... “Come when you can, leave when you must.”
The Drop-In Program begins at 9:00am with the first activity session ending at 10:15am when we have a break for coffee, tea and snacks. The second activity session starts at 10:45am and finishes at 11:45am when we prepare for a delicious hot lunch followed by a guest speaker or special feature. We have a number of activities and options available in each session including Bible studies, carpet bowling, pickle ball, table games, jigsaw puzzles, knitting & crocheting, and instruction in new skills. The Drop-In Program ends by 1:30pm at the latest. We invite all adults in the second half of life to come and check out the Generational Ministries we have for them.
Thursday, January 25
Our final speaker for the month of January is Kevin Cavanaugh, the lead pastor of Cedar Grove Church, who will share a special message with us.
Thursday, February 1
Join us during Missions Extravaganza Week to hear the special guest speaker, Pastor Rafi Shahverdian. After serving as Assistant Pastor in Iran for 12 years, Pastor Rafi and his family were sent out as missionaries to Armenia. To date, he has planted 17 churches in Armenia, Georgia and Russia.
Thursday, February 8
The special feature at Drop-In on this day will be an old-fashioned hymn sing. Our own John Taylor will lead us in singing your favourite hymns after lunch.
A Night of Music
Saturday, February 10 | 5:45 pm
Join us on Saturday, February 10 at 5:45pm. After the potluck dinner, there will be a Night of Music with Neil and Vinny. There will also be Table Talk on Love. We are starting earlier so you can visit and fellowship more! For more information, contact Elaine at 604-951-3850.
The Loafing Shed
Tuesday, February 20
Men's Coffee Break
Every Tuesday throughout the year (except for holidays), men that are 50+ are welcome to join us at Ricky’s All Day Grill in Fleetwood (corner of 152nd Street and Fraser Hwy) at 10:00am for coffee, conversation and connecting.
Generational Ministries monthly newsletter, Generations Together, is available online. You can read or download the latest issue here or click on a link below to view older issues.
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