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Adult Ministry

Then Jesus said ... “If you continue in my word, you are truly my disciples; and you will know the truth, and the truth will make you free.” - John 8:31-32

Senior Adult Ministry

EXPERIENCE friendship with others, 60 and older  •  GROW in your relationship to God  •  SERVE others  •  SHARE the benefit of the depth of your life experiences with the church and community

This ministry is always open. Friends and neighbors are welcome in our groups and programs anytime.  Want to see some pictures of the FUMCR Senior Adults doing their Tripper activities.  Click here to access photos from past trips.

Click here to view YouTube video of the Untalent Show at the 2017 Autumn Renewal at Prothro.

  • Events
    Regular Events

    The Gathering

    The hub of FUMCR Senior Adult Ministry is this monthly gathering that includes games, lecture, lunch, and entertainment, all planned by the Senior Adult Council.

    2nd Mondays, 9:30 am - 2 pm, Coleman Family Hall, Worship & Arts Center

         9:30    Game Time 
         9:15    Senior Adult Council
         10:30  Lecture Series
         11:45  Lunch ($2)
         1:00  Entertainment

    Book Club

    4th Thursdays, Sep-May, 7 pm, Ogden Fellowship Hall

    Bridge Club

    1st & 3rd Wednesdays, 1-3:30 pm, Bartula Family Life Center, Rom 1D/E

    Contact  Jennifer Rawlinson, 972.996.0146

    Monthly Game Day

    4th Mondays, 1-3:30 pm, Bartula Family Life Center, Room 1D/E

    Bridge, dominoes and more. Come to play, come for fellowship.

    Fit For Life

    Tuesdays & Thursdays, 9-10 am, Bartula Family Life Center, Rom 1D/E

    Yoga Stretch

    Tuesdays & Thursdays, 10-11 am, Bartula Family Life Center, Rom 1D/E
  • Outings
    Trippers, Lunch Bunch, Retreats

    Information and sign-up sheets will be available at the Gathering. If a trip fills before you sign up, we encourage you to sign up on the “wait list” as we usually have cancellations and space available before the event takes place.

    Trippers

    Tue, Nov 14  •  Coventry Reserve  •  $6 + lunch at Taste of Home
    Tue, Nov 28  •  McKinney shopping, Durning House lunch  •  $6 + lunch  •  Wait list only
    Wed, Dec 6  • Dallas Arboretum  •  $12 + lunch at El Fenix  •  Wait list only

  • Resources
    Resources

    Gazette Newsletter

    The monthly publication of FUMCR Senior Adult Ministry includes news of upcoming opportunities and reports of recent events.

    Handyman Service - First Richardson Helpers

    A faith- and community-based handyman program of seniors helping other seniors in the community with minor home maintenance and repairs, with a key focus on safety issues. 972-996-0160 www.firstrichardsonhelpers.org

    Medical Equipment Loan Program

    The following items are available for loan, free of charge for as long as they are needed, from FUMCR:
      •  Bed rails
      •  Bed-side commodes
      •  Crutches
      •  Shower stools
      •  Tub transfer benches
      •  Walkers
      •  Wheelchairs

    Call Howard Kennedy, 972.661.9088, to borrow one of these aids, or ask about other similar items.

    If you have medical equipment that you no longer need, please consider donating it to this program.


Adult Ministry Staff

Pavielle Jenkins
Pastor, Faith Formation, Student Ministry
972.996.0132
Rich Rindfuss
Pastor, Access Modern Worship, Men of Faith, School Partnerships
972.996.0136
Julie Richter
Pastor, Access Modern Worship, Group Life, Young Adult Ministry
972.996.0117
Dan Flanagan
Pastor, Senior Adults, Adult Faith Formation, Caring
972.996.0148
Beth Smith
Director, Welcoming Ministries & Leadership Development
972.996.0156
Karen Varner
Assistant Director, Leadership Development
972.996.0157
Matt Walker
Leadership Development Associate
972.996.0134
Jonathan (JB) Bryant
Welcoming Ministries Associate, Liaison to Men of Faith
972.996.0158
Mary Collins
Administrative Assistant, Welcoming, Faith Formation, Missions, UMW
972.996.0101
Jennifer Rawlinson
Administrative Assistant, Caring, Group Life, Senior Adults, Young Adults
972.996.0146
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