Resources

Meet Golden Cross Board Member Charles Hewgley

By Cindy Solomon

The Golden Cross Foundation (GCF) is blessed to have a committed, caring, and experienced board. We thought you might like to know a little bit about each of these talented individuals. To start the series, we begin at the top with Charles Hewgley, chair of the Golden Cross Foundation’s board. Q: Tell us a little bit about yourself. A: I …

An Age of Opportunity

By Golden Cross Foundation Staff

A companion to Designing an Older Adult Ministry, this book provides new information and outlines ways to develop and strengthen ministries by, with, and for older adults that can, and will, enhance the spiritual growth and well-being of people of all ages.

Aging and Ministry in the 21st Century

By Golden Cross Foundation Staff

The church is in the hands of its elders. While the popular perception is that the aged are needy and infirm, Rick Gentzler affirms that the majority of older adults have plenty to give. The church needs to tap into their wisdom, energy, experience, and talents.

Helpful Websites Related to Ministry with Older Adults

By Golden Cross Foundation Staff

Discipleship Ministries—Older Adults Council on Aging of Middle Tennessee Council on Aging Directory of Services ENCORE Ministry (updated website coming soon!) Upper Room Bookstore (Upper Room Bookstore has several  publications dealing with the issues facing older adults; use the Search function on their website to find relevant titles.)