“I press on toward the goal for the prize of the upward call of God in Christ Jesus”—Philippians 3:14, ESV.
Come and be a part of what God is doing through 55+ ministries! We call it “3-D” living. We are committed to helping 55+ adults to “press on” in Christ likeness by being devoted to Christ, demonstrating His love and duplicating Christ's life in the life of others.
For further information contact Dr. Tim Phillips.
55+ Ministry Opportunities:
55+ Mission VBS: “Journey Off The Map”
If you are interested in being a part of our mission VBS team this summer, let us know.
We need teachers, music leaders, people to help with crafts as well as snacks.
Also, a team is needed to visit residents during VBS.
Sign up at Oasis or if you have questions contact Dr. Tim Phillips at 803.772.3227.
Mission Sites & Dates:
June 29—July 2, 2015: Lakeside Apartments (10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.)
July 13-16, 2015: Agape Harbison (10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.)
Save the date: 2015
October 12-14: 55+ Lake Junaluska
October 27: 55+ Fun Fest
November 17: Oasis Thanksgiving
December 15: Christmas Caroling (55+)
Save the date: 2016
March 15-17: Holy Land Experience (Brochures available in Church Office)
April 18-21: 55+ Spring Retreat to Myrtle Beach
August 27 - September 4: American's National Parks (Brochures available in Church Office)
55+ Weekly & Monthly Opportunities:
Oasis: meets each Tuesday in the Fellowship Hall. 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Light meal served, cost $3.00. There is singing, fellowship, and a life application Bible study by Dr. Tim Phillips.
JOY Club: Meets from September through May, the second Thursday each month in the Fellowship Hall from 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. (Doors open at 5:30 p.m.).
A full meal is served with great Christian fellowship and entertainment.
The cost of the meal is $3.00.
Retreats and Trips
Finishing Strong Conference: This conference takes place in the spring at Spring Maid Conference Center, Myrtle Beach, SC. The conference is specifically designed to encourage senior adults in their walk with Christ by providing life application Bible studies, inspiring worship, and a variety of opportunities for fun and relaxation.
Fall Retreat at Lake Junaluska takes place in the fall of each year. A great time of bible study and fellowship at Lake Junaluska retreat center, in the majestic Blue Ridge Mountains just thirty minutes from Asheville, NC.
Short Trips: Each month our 55+ group takes a short trip to some place in the state of South Carolina. These are day trips and the cost is minimal. A great way to build relationships while having fun!!
Long Trips: Once or twice a year we take trips to distant places across the USA or overseas. We have visited such places as Mexico, Alaska, England and Italy.
55+ “Fun Fest”: outreach event, which takes place in October. “Fun Fest” is a fall festival type event, which includes games, music, entertainment, tasty treats, and a creative gospel presentation.
55+ Worship teams go to local nursing homes the first Wednesday of each month. The teams lead worship services for the residents and provide ministry and encouragement.
Widows Ministry: An ongoing ministry to widows, which includes light repairs and yard work throughout the year. The ministry is highlighted with an annual Widows Appreciation luncheon.
Anna's Tea: Monthly ministry of encouragement to widows. Fellowship, food, and an uplifting program are provided. Anna’s Tea meets the second Monday of each month from 1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. in room B201.
Homebound Ministry: a care-giving ministry to homebound members/non-members. This ministry is designed to reach out to our homebound senior adults and nursing home residents through telephone calls, visits, flowers, food, birthday observances, and to perform other duties as needed. Orientation and training is offered throughout the year. For more information about this ministry call the Church Office at 772.3227.
Insight Homebound: Know someone who might want to be added to our Homebound Ministry list? This is for those who are homebound and unable to attend Sunday morning services at RHBC.
Those who sign up will receive an Insight Weekly (From Sunday Morning) in the mail.
This is part of the Homebound Ministry at Riverland Hills Baptist Church.
Call the Church Office at 772.3227 to find out more information or to be added.
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