Adults 60 Plus

So teach us to number our days, that we may present to you a heart of wisdom. Psalm 90:12

There’s never a dull moment in our Adults 60 Plus Ministry. That’s because there is no shortage of opportunities to actively engage in ministry. Through classes, outings, and serving within the church and throughout the community, our adults 60 and older are deepening their spiritual maturity and sharing their wisdom with younger generation. 

Sundays

Come to campus early for the 8:15 am Communion Service and then visit over coffee and pastries in Elliott Hall before heading to a Sunday Morning Community. There are several offerings from which to choose at 9:30 and 11 am.

Sunday Classes

  • Acts Too - 50s & 60s - H020
  • Bell - 60s - Room 119 – Alexander Bldg
  • Catacombs - 70s & up - Room 120 – Alexander Bldg
  • Connections - 50s–70s - H017
  • McCoy - 70s & up - H018
  • Tom Currie- 70s & up - H203
  • Trinity - 50s & 60s - Room 114 — Alexander Bldg

Mid Week

Women's Bible Studies

Women's Weekly Bible Studies, various days and times to choose from. Details available on women's.

Ascent Men's Gathering

Tuesday's, 7–8 am in Elliott Hall.

Serve

Bonton Farms - Join this church-wide service initiative in the South Dallas community of Bonton. Spend a Saturday afternoon at Bonton Farms doing clean up, handy work, feeding animals, or weeding and seeding the garden. Each month’s projects are different as the farm expands to give healthy options to residents of this food desert.

Mission Opportunities - Members in the Adults 60 Plus Ministry seek to be a beacon of light in our community and in the world through involvement in ministries across the church, which serve the church, community, and wider world.

Homebound Visitiation and Communion - A group of volunteers regularly visit homebound members throughout the year. This ministry provides a way for our homebound members to stay connected with the community even though they are unable to physically attend church. Reserve elders also are able to administer Communion


Friday Fellowship

Friday Fellowship is open to all Adults 60 Plus in the Dallas community and offers a variety of educational, cultural, and entertainment opportunities. Activities are held at 9:15 am every Friday morning and all are welcome to participate. Lunch is $10. To RSVP for lunch call 214-525-4367 by noon on the Thursday preceding the Friday program.

Schedule of Events

  • 9:15–11 am: Bridge and Knitting as a Ministry meets in Elliott Hall 
  • 9:30–10:30 am: Zumba Gold meets every Friday in H020 (cost $10/month)
  • 9:30–10:30 am: Telling Your Story meets first Friday in the Private Dining Room 
  • 11 am: Program in Elliott Hall 
  • 11:45 am: Lunch ($10 with reservations) in Elliott Hall

February Program Schedule:

Feb. 2 – Andrea Lacy Perry, Pianist
We are excited to welcome back Andrea Lacy Perry, a sought-after pianist in the Dallas area, to entertain us with her wonderful repertoire of music. Ms. Perry studied piano at Texas Southern University for three years while attending high school. In her senior year, she performed with the Houston Symphony.  Andrea completed her music degrees at Indiana University in Bloomington, IN. and at the University of Texas in El Paso, TX.

Feb. 9 – Faith Johnson, Dallas County District Attorney
Join us to hear from Faith Johnson, the first African-American female to serve as the District Attorney of Dallas County. Ms. Johnson is a member of the State Bar of Texas, the Dallas Bar Association, and the U.S. Christian Chamber of Commerce, among other professional organizations. She is currently secretary and a board member of The Potter's House of Dallas, and a past board member of several non-profit organizations. Originally from Atlanta, Georgia and the youngest of 13 children, Ms. Johnson received a bachelor’s degree in psychology and a master’s in community counseling from Georgia State University, and a law degree from Texas Southern University.

Feb. 16 – The Class Act Tap Company Dancers
Don’t miss an energizing performance put on by 36 women who range in age from 57 to 84 years old. Class Act is a service organization who have been entertaining audiences for free for over 30 years across Dallas and the Park Cities, including the Spectacular Senior Follies at the Eisemann Center in Richardson, TX.

Feb. 23 – Colleen Boudreax, Book Reviewer
The Smithsonian Institution: The People and Exhibits

Colleen Boudreaux has been reviewing award-winning authors for 21 years throughout Texas and Oklahoma. Colleen’s interest in speech and drama began in junior high school in Sherman, Texas, where she began writing, directing, and acting in school plays and programs. She graduated from Southern Methodist University with a double-major in Speech and Theater and in English.

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