The church is starting to realize that there are significant numbers of older humans in its club. it really is turning into conscious of its indebtedness to them for the management, aid, carrier, and religion that has made the church of this present day attainable. The church is uniquely situated to aid older adults reply to the demanding situations of getting older; to work out the great prospects within the lives of older grownup for making the church and group greater; and to aid older humans as they adventure new which means and function of their later lives.
Chapters contain "Why Older-Adult Ministries?"; "Understanding the getting older Process"; "Aging and the religious Journey"; "The New Seniors: Boomers?"; "Intentional Ministry through, with, and for Older Adults"; "Organizing for Intentional Ministry within the neighborhood Church"; "Organizing for Intentional Ministry within the Conference"; "Congregational Care Ministry"; "Additional rules for Intentional Ministry"; and "Trends in Aging." Appendixes comprise a "Facts approximately getting older" quiz, info on developing and utilizing older grownup surveys, and prompt assets for additional analyzing and study.
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