The Need—Many local congregations would like to initiate older adult ministry but need training as a vital first step.
The Response—The Foundation provides training for district and local church leadership in creating and sustaining local church older adult ministries. Some congregations have effective older adult ministries. Training includes sharing of best practices across the local churches of the conference.
The Need—Older adults and families with older adults face many challenges—health, finances, living arrangements, transportation and the list grows….
The Response—The Foundation provides vision and funding to the Tennessee Conference to address these challenges. Actual training and programming is provided by the Conference Council on Connectional Ministries through its Adult/Older Adult Ministries Committee.