A Biblical Vision for Seniors

Here is advance notice of an event being organised by Churches Enabling Seniors (CES). a group of Christians from various denominations in Bangor which aims to encourage churches in developing their ministry among seniors.  CES has organised a conference entitled “A Biblical Vision for Seniors” and is very fortunate to have Roger Hitchings as its facilitator.

As a retired pastor, former director of Age Concern in the Birmingham area and a Residential Care Home Manager, Roger has had extensive experience in voluntary care for seniors.  As a key leader in Pilgrim’s Friend (www.pilgrimsfriend.org.uk), a national organisation founded in 1807, he has helped to promote Biblical attitudes to seniors and translate those into practical provision, training and resources for churches.

The conference will provide opportunity to consider the place of seniors in our community, and the role of the Church in enabling them to play a full part in it.  Participants will have an opportunity to communicate with and support each other in their ministry to seniors.

It will take place:

10.00 am to 1.00pm Thursday, 28th April in Hamilton Road Presbyterian Church

and will be repeated

10.00am to 1.00pm on Saturday, 30th April in The Signal Centre, Balloo Road, Bangor

A light lunch will be provided.

We believe the conference will inspire and encourage you, members of your leadership and congregation to realise the potential that lies in ministry to seniors. Please put the dates into your church calendar and plan to attend. Application Forms will be available in the New Year.

For further information contact any of the following people who comprise the organising committee

Raymond Pitt                 Hamilton Road Baptist Church Bangor

Lesley Walker               Hamilton Road Presbyterian Church Bangor

John Shannon               King’s Church Bangor

Andy Heron                   West Church Bangor

Dawn Niblock                Bangor Salvation Army