“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.
Day Trip to Christmas Town USA (McAdenville, NC)
1:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. Cost is $5 for bus fee. It will be Dutch treat for our meal at Lineberger's Fish Camp in Gastonia, NC.
For more information, call Patricia K. at 781.3111.
December 12 at 6:30 p.m.
JOY Club with Adara Steinmetze
Doors open at
6:00 p.m. A tasty meal is provided ($3) along with inspiring and joy-filled programs. Adara Steinmetze is an
eleventh-grade student at White Knoll High School, pianist and singer.
Finishing Strong Conference
April 7-10, 2014
Springmaid Resort & Conference Center,
Myrtle Beach, SC
55+ Ministry Opportunities:
Oasis: meets each Tuesday in the Fellowship Hall. 11:00-1:00PM. 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 6:30-8:30. A full meal is served with great Christian fellowship and entertainment. The cost of the meal is $3.00.
Click here to download the 2013-2014 brochure.
Homebound Ministry: a care-giving ministry to homebound members/non-members. Orientation and training is offered throughout the year.
Follow Me: A six-week video driven seminar based on David Platt's book "Follow Me" and designed to equip senior adults to become disciple makers for Jesus Christ.
55+ “Fall 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.
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.
55+ Golfing Group: A group of 15-20 men play every Tuesday morning at Charwood Country Club. Come join us!
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.
Summer mission team: A week long “hands on” mission project within the southeastern United States. Members are trained in evangelism, ministry, leading backyard bible clubs, prayer walking, and other skills related to mission sites.
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.
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.
Mission Projects: Throughout the year our 55+ adults are involved in local mission opportunities to the State Fair and several retirement communities.
Anna’s Tea is a 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. in room B201.