“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.
2014 Fall Retreat
to Lake Junaluska
The Master Story Teller: Life Application Studies on the Parables of Jesus
Come be a part of this uplifting retreat in the beautiful mountains of North Carolina. We will study the parables of Jesus and learn how His transforming truths can change our lives.
Cost is $185 per person (Cost includes room, meals, retreat materials and transportation)
Non-refundable deposit: $35 (due at registration) - include check along with registration/medical release form.
Registration is available at Oasis, in the Church Office, or by filling out the form in the brochure.
Fun Fest: Big Band Days
Tuesday, October 28, 2014
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall
Theme: “Big Band Days”
Mark down the date! There will be games, relays, cakewalks great food and a special musical program of Big Band Music by Bob Michalski along with other special guests. Don’t forget to wear your Big Band costumes!!!
Join the JOY Club as they travel to the
March 18-26, 2015
Tour is entitled "Israel: A Biblical Journey"
Dr. Tim Phillips will be sharing additional thoughts and meditations
with the group as we visit the different religious sites.
Price includes 9 Days//15 meals Land only: $1,999.00 per person.
Round trip air from Columbia: $1,900.00 per person.
Brochures can be pick up at Church Office
or call Phyllis at 803.622.8082.
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 6:00 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.
2014-2015 Brochure coming soon!
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. - 3:00 p.m. in room B201.
Homebound Ministry: a care-giving ministry to homebound members/non-members. Orientation and training is offered throughout the year.
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.
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. Call Gerald Smith for Tee Times at 781.6294. 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.