Senior Adults

Senior Adult Ministry


Adults age of 50+ makes up a sizable portion of the general population even larger portion of our churches. At St. Luke, older adults are a significant segment of our church family and play a major role in our multigenerational, multicultural/ethnic, and mission driven
The movement to make disciples. They are a vital link to our past, a bridge to our future, and we value their wisdom, experience, knowledge, and other God-given abilities and gifts.
SAM connects men and women (married or single) who are age 50+ to needed resources and to meaningful opportunities for discipleship, fellowship, outreach, education, information, & support within our church family and throughout the surrounding community.

MINISTRY OPPORTUNITIES:

KEENAGERS – provide opportunities for older adults in the church and the surrounding community
to connect, grow, and serve spiritually, emotionally, and socially through a variety of educational, recreational, volunteer, and leisure events and programs. Meets third Saturday at 1:00 pm in Echols Chapel.  For more information, contact Wilma Davis at winky153@yahoo.com or call the church at 214-821-2790.

ANNUAL SENIOR SAINTS OF WISDOM OBSERVANCE – members age 70+ recognized for their longevity and contributions to our church community.  This celebration held in February. To be a part of the planning committee, please email sam@slcumc.org or call the church at 214-821-2970.

SIGNATURE EVENTS:

Senior Saints of Wisdom Observance (3rd weekend in February)

Annual Keenagers “Spring Fling” Fellowship (3rd Saturday in April)

Celebrate Annual Older Americans Month Activities (May)

DART Senior Information & Health Fair

City of Dallas MayFair Expo, Luncheon, and Dance

Grandparents Day Recognition & Reception (September)

Attend Council District 2 “Tis the Season” Holiday Brunch (December)

Participate in Frazier After School Program Activities (Quarterly)

Collect & donate toiletry/personal care items to the homeless (Quarterly)

Provide desserts for Loaves & Fishes Ministry (4th Saturday)

To join or find out more about SAM, please email sam@slcumc.org or call 214-821-2970.

SAM “Community Highlights”:

 

QUICK LINKS TO PROGRAMS & SERVICES

Senior Advocacy

AARP/Dallas

Alzheimer’s Association

Community Council of Greater Dallas

Dallas Area Gerontological Society

Dallas Volunteer Attorney Program

Eating well is a SNAP

Family Caregiver Alliance

Filing Complaint Against a Texas Nursing Home or Assisted Living Facility

Global Christian Center Senior Living

Living Well Magazine

National Consumer Voice for Long-Term Care

National Council on Aging

Natural Awakenings Magazine

Seniorific News

Take Time Texas

The Senior Source (Senior Citizens of Greater Dallas)

The Senior Voice Newspaper

 

Community Outreach

African American Museum of Art

Dallas Black Chamber of Commerce

Greater Dallas Hispanic Chamber of Commerce

Dallas Museum of Art

Dallas Regional Chamber of Commerce

Dallas Convention & Visitors Bureau

Fair Park Event Calendar

Latino Cultural Center

Remembering Black Dallas

Samuell Grand Recreation Center

South Dallas Cultural Center

The Black Academy of Arts & Letters

VolunteerNow

VolunteerMatch
Zan Wesley Holmes, Jr. Outreach Center

 

Government

Centers for Medicaid & Medicare Services

City of Dallas Senior Services

Dallas Area Agency on Aging

Department of Veterans Affairs

Go Direct-Direct Deposit for Social Security

Guide to Government Information & Services

Older Women’s League (OWL) (National)

Texas Senior Advocacy Coalition

Texas Silver-Haired Legislature

Texas Adult Protective Services

Texas Department of Aging & Disability Services

Texas Department of Health & Human Services

Texas Workforce Commission
U.S. Social Security Administration

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