Senior Adults – J.O.Y. (Just Older Youth)

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Retirement from work does not mean sitting in a rocking chair on the porch and watching the world go by. Senior Adult Ministry or JOY (Just Older Youth) here at FBC seeks to encourage mature adults to continue in the work of God and to be active in all areas of life by providing opportunities in ministry, spiritual growth and regular activities for socialize and exercise both here at the church and beyond.

Ministry Opportunities

Ongoing:

DOC (Drivers on Call): Provide transportation to and from the doctor visits, therapy or what ever necessary when someone is unable.

Put and Take Food Pantry: We provide a place to help each other when the need arises or to exchange unwanted goods for those needed (chili beans for green beans etc).

Greeting Card Ministry: A group sends greeting cards to those sick, grieving or as they are lead.

Walking Club: A group that walks in the gym every day.

Pray For the Nation: A group that meet each week to pray for our nation and the needs of the church.

Seasonal:

Thanksgiving Baskets to homebound and area nursing homes.

Mission Trip to Angel House Soup Kitchen at Austin Baptist Chapel (2 nights).

Christmas for a needy family(s).

 

Regular Activities:

PrimeTime: 1st and 3rd Fridays – 10:00 a.m. fellowship with covered dish to follow. A program on the 1st Friday and Birthday Celebration on the 3rd.

Breakfast: 2nd Friday – 9:00 a.m. breakfast (does not meet in summer) and devotions with Lucien Coleman

Luby’s: 1st Monday of the month we head to Luby’s in Ft. Worth for good food and good singing. Leave at 3:45 p.m.

Game Night: last Monday of the month – 6:00 p.m. Games and snacks to share

Lunch Out: One day we visit a restaurant within an hour drive.

Other outings as planned.