Golden Age Ministry Director – Paulette Jones – E-mail

Our Golden Age Ministry is made up of people 55 years and older. As we get older, making new friends and maintaining old friendships becomes more difficult. That is why the main focus of the Golden Age Ministry is fellowship.

Our “Lunch Bunch” meets one Thursday a month to go to lunch at different restaurants. This gives us an opportunity to visit, discuss many topics and pray for our friends and family.

The 4th Thursday of each month we gather for a day trip somewhere not too far away. We explore museums, go to the Imax, Dinner Theaters and visit State Parks. We always enjoy a good meal along the way. At least twice a year we meet in our Fellowship Hall for a potluck and musical program.

Activities such as these give our senior adults the opportunity to stay active and visit with friends.

We would love to have you join us! The only criteria is to be 55 plus!

Golden Agers Activities for 2018

Sign-up sheets will be on the bulletin board for each Lunch Bunch outing and for the monthly outing. Be sure to sign the list if you plan to attend. As always, I reserve the right to make changes if necessary in case of bad weather, bus problems, sickness, etc… (And let me be the first to say “I hope none of these things happen.”)

February 22 Coca-Cola House in Furlow, AR (close to Lonoke)
  Depart from the church at 9:30 a.m. We will tour the Coca-Cola House and then enjoy a lunch consisting of Spaghetti, Salad, Texas Toast, Coca-Cola Cake, and of course Coke to drink. (Water also)

Cost: $12.00 to be collected on the bus.

 

March 29 Ruland Junction in Heber Springs, AR
  Ruland Junction was designed to resemble an old country-style railroad depot. The museum is located only blocks from where the original Missouri & North Arkansas train depot once stood. Depart from the church at 8:45 a.m.

Cost: $4.00 for tour plus lunch at Mack’s Fish House

April 26-27 19-20 Crystal Bridges Museum in Bentonville, AR
  We will tour the museum on Thursday afternoon and then on Friday morning we will tour the original Walmart store, known as Walton’s 5 & 10. We will depart the church at 9:00 a.m. on Thursday.

Cost: There is no charge for either tour.  Your cost will be 1 night’s lodging, 2 lunches, and 1 dinner. Note: We need at least 12 to 15 to make this trip.

May 31 Mystery Trip
  We will depart from the church at 10:00 a.m.

Cost: Lunch

June No Trip – Vacation Time!
July 26 State Capitol Tour and Lunch
  Depart from the church at 9:30 a.m.

Cost: Lunch

August 30 Picnic in the Park
  11:30 a.m. in the Davis Center

Watch the monthly newsletter for what to bring

September 27 Murry’s Dinner Theater “The Foreigner”
  A shy Englishman goes to a southern boarding house for a rest and pretends he doesn’t understand English in order to preserve his privacy. A side-splitting and heart-warming comedy. (Ben & I have seen this play twice and found it extremely funny.)

Cost: $35 which includes dinner, play, tax and tip

October 18-19 Fall Branson Trip to see “Samson” at the Sight & Sound Theater
  We will depart from the church at 8:00 a.m.

Cost:

1 person to a room – $65 + 1 show ticket $51.95 = $116.95

2 people to a room – $35.35 + 1 show ticket $51.95 = $87.30

Married Couple to a room – $70.62 + 2 show tickets $103.90 = $174.52

Additional Costs: 1 McDonald’s Breakfast, 2 lunches and dinner

*Note: I will start collecting money the last of August

November Thanksgiving – Lunch Bunch Only
December 20 Christmas Party
  11:30 a.m. in the Davis Center

Watch the monthly newsletter for what to bring

 

 

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