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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

2017_Prothro_group[1].jpg  •  EXPERIENCE friendship with others
  •  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.  

Read the current Gazette Newsletter for news of upcoming opportunities and reports of recent events.

Watch the video of the Un-Talent Show at the 2017 Autumn Renewal retreat.

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

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

Trippers 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.

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

Monthly Game Day  4th Mondays, 1-4 pm, Bartula Family Life Center, Room 1D/E

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

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
Dan Flanagan
Pastor, Senior Adults, Adult Faith Formation, Caring
972.996.0148
Julie Richter
Pastor, Access Modern Worship, Young Adult Ministry
972.996.0117
Rich Rindfuss
Pastor, Group Life, Men of Faith, My Journey, School Partnerships
972.996.0136
Beth Smith
Director, Welcoming Ministries & Leadership Development
972.996.0156
Jonathan (JB) Bryant
Welcoming Ministries Associate, Men of Faith
972.996.0158
Karen Varner
Assistant Director, Leadership Development
972.996.0157
Matt Walker
Leadership Development Associate
972.996.0134
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