Resources in Older Adult Ministries

Grandparents, Godparents & Faith

Whether you are a grandparent that is the primary faith teacher for your grandchildren, or you are a godparent or an “adopted” grandparent, here are some ways in which you can pass on the faith – beyond the church building.

Grief

Grieving is a universal, human experience. While we will all experience grief in our lives, it is also a unique journey each time. Mourning is a sign of love and this wisdom is embodied in Jesus’ words in Matthew 5:4, “Blessed are those who mourn, for they will be comforted.”

Online Memorial Services

Sadly, a loved one has died, and the phone calls begin: “What are we going to do about a funeral?” During this pandemic, the logical answer is to postpone it. But that does not take care of emotional needs right now. Fortunately, in our tradition, anyone can conduct a funeral or memorial service. So, there… Read more »

POAMN Planning Guide 2015

The 2015 Planning Guide for Presbyterian Older Adult Ministries Network (POAMN).