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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.

  • 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, Bartula Family Life Center

         9:30 - 12 noon   Game Time 
         9:30   Senior Adult Council
         10:30  Lecture Series
         12:15  Lunch ($2)
         1:00    Entertainment 

    Book Club

    4th Thursdays, 7 pm, Ogden Fellowship Hall

    Bridge Club

    1st & 3rd Wednesdays, 1-3:30 pm, Education Center Room 230A 

    Contact  Jennifer Rawlinson, 972.996.0146

    Monthly Game Day

    4th Mondays, 1-3:30 pm

    Fit For Life

    Tuesdays & Thursdays, 9-10 am, Ogden Fellowship Hall

    Yoga Stretch

    Tuesdays & Thursdays, 10-11 am, Ogden Fellowship Hall
  • Trippers
    Trippers on the Road

    Exciting Trips and Adventures in 2016

    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.

    Check-in for all trips will be at the Woman's Center on Custer until construction is completed.

    Tue, Feb 23 - SMU Bridwell Library, Meadows Museum, Lunch, Cathedral of Hope
    Fri, Mar 18 - Lunch & 1:30 Productions
    April - Exploring Historic Churches & Lunch
    Thur, May 19 - Lunch & 1:30 Productions
    June - Lunch Bunch
    July - Musical
    August - Explore Oak cliff with Rosemary Rumbley
    September - Laugh & Rejoice
    Oct 6 - State Fair
    Oct 24-27 - Retreat at Prothro
    November - Mystery Trip
    December - Lunch & 1:30 Productions
    December - Christmas Light & Caroling

    Questions or cancellations - Frances Long - 972.423.5127.

  • 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

    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

Julie Klossner
Pastor, Group Life, Access Modern Worship, Young Adult Ministry
Fred Trevino
Pastor, Senior Adult Ministry
Beth Smith
Director, Leadership Development
Karen Varner
Assistant Director, Leadership Development
Mary Collins
Administrative Assistant, Welcoming, Faith Development, Missions, UMW
Jennifer Rawlinson
Administrative Assistant, Caring, Group Life, Senior Adults, Young Adults