I have no greater joy than to hear that my children are walking in the truth.3 John 1:4

Seniors in the Spotlight

The Senior’s ministry at Friendship Missionary Baptist Church is dedicated in providing our senior citizen community opportunities and a platform for spiritual growth, fellowship and lifelong learning experiences. We attempt to develop relevant programs that will enhance knowledge, increase visibility of seniors, provide an information network support systems, and outlets for physical and recreational needs.

We offer a variety of recreational organized senior adults-oriented programs.

All trips, programs, activities, workshops and seminars are open to members and to the community aged 55 and over (caregivers are exceptions).

To reach us, you may contact:
Alma Wynn Jones
704-391-3860
seniors@friendshipcharlotte.org

3rd Tuesday Happenings

Various activities ranging from seminars/workshops to birthday parties, games, socialization and more.
Every 3rd Tuesday , 10:30a  –  FREE 

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Arts & Crafts

Arts and Crafts is designed to develop your artistic side! Projects can be used for personal use or as gifts. A variety of crafts will be planned throughout the time period. Classes are FREE. You must purchase own material.
Every Wed., 10:30am  –  Jan—June; Sept.—Dec 

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Care Team Ministry

Our Care Team Ministry reaches out as a support system to members of our congregation ages 55 and over. We have been blessed by God to have individuals who have committed their time and talents to serve as Careteam members to this ministry.  These volunteers make phone calls, visit home-boung/nursing homes, offer spiritual support to our Senior population at their time of suffering, grieving, sickness, loneliness and end of life preparation.  If you are interested in joining the Care Team Ministry, we meet…

Every 4th Tuesday, 12:00p  –   Immediately following Bible Study

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Computer Classes

Beginners and Intermediate
$10/Eight week classes – (1 day a week/2 hour sessions)

For Beginners:

  • Students MUST complete outside assignments.
  • Extensive labe exercises are used to enhance the learning experience
  • Students will be able to use word processing, spreadsheets, the Internet and email.
  • Students will graduate with a personal email account.

For Intermediates:

Prerequisites:
File-folder creation proficiency
Use digital documentation
Email and Internet skills

Projects:

  • Sizing data files & backup
  • Music files & playlists
  • Safe shopping expedition, online banking, travel planning, Social Security & Medicate, Apps and iPhones
  • Calculations via Spreadsheets
  • Mail Merging
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Exercise Class

Have fun stretching and dancing your way with music to increase your muscular strength, physical function, flexibility and balance. $5.00 per class.  SilverSneaker members are free.
Every Tues. and Thurs., 9:00am—10:00am

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Fashion Show

Community wide event to encourage our seniors to participate and showcase their talents and fashions.

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Line Dancing

Love all types of music?  Like to dance?  Come join the Thursday Morning Line Dance Class.  Enjoy fun and fellowship while burning calories, improving your flexibility, and helping your heart.  Classes are FREE.
Every Thurs., 10:30am

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Movie Day

Great afternoon of fellowship and great movies.  Admission?  Donation to the monthly community table.
Quarterly, see schedule for date/time.

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Senior Citizen Travel

Travel with us for low-cost day and overnight trips – around Charlotte and different states.

Our fall trip also includes our Annual Black and White Ball.

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Senior Health Emphasis

Have you ever wondered how you can help improve your health?  Join our Parish Nurse as she presents various topics on education and resources for healthcare, alternative healthcare, caring for others, safety at home, healthy eating, and much more.
Every 2nd Tuesday, 10:00am

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SHIIP

Seniors Health Insurance Information Program, SHIIP, is a program that counsels Medicare beneficiaries and caregivers about Medicare, Medicare supplements, Medicare Advantage, Medicare Part D and long term care insurance.  SHIIP helps Medicare beneficiaries compare Health Insurance plans to determine if a change is needed.  The information is free and unbiased.  Review your plan annually.  A SHIIP office is now located at 3301 Beatties Ford Road.  To schedule a one-on-one counseling appointment, call 980-314-1320.

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Stamp Club

STAMP COLLECTING IS FUN.  It is a hobby that anyone can do and enjoy on any budget – or not budget at all.  It keeps your mind active and inquisitive, increases your knowledge of places and events, and offers social opportunities.
We meet every 3rd Tues., 12:00pm

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Tuesday Bible Study

Why Study the Bible?
The Bible is God’s roadmap to Heaven, eternal life.  It was written with a purpose – to authenticate the Divinity of Christ, to give hope, to provide examples and warnings, to give knowledge of Eternal Life.  It is a life-giving and life-changing Book.  Read it for yourself.
Study it.  Love it.  Come Alive!

Join us at 10:30am
Jan. — May; Sept. — Nov. – 1st, 2nd, 4th and 5th Tuesday
June—Aug. – every Tuesday

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