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Our Help in Ages Past: The Black Church's Ministry Among the Elderly

by Bobby Joe Saucer, Jean Alicia Elster. Judson Press, 2005.

This thoughtful guide offers tips and tools for congregations ministering to elder congregants.

Offerings

identifying the needs and gifts of older adults, discussion questions and action guide at the end of each chapter, issues that might make retirement difficult

Best For

clergy and lay leaders

Cost

purchase as a book or e-book

Suggested Uses

  • Strengthen your ministry with and by elder adults by learning how to recognize both the gifts and needs of older congregants.
  • Offer support for the practical contingencies of growing older by reading the chapter on issues that make retirement difficult.

About the Contributor

Contributor
Marie Fleming

Marie Fleming is a contract resource consultant for the Center for Congregations. Her consulting practice includes congregation-based Permaculture Design and equipping congregations for creation care.

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