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Parish Ministry for Maturing Adults: Principles, Plans, & Bold Proposals
The current crisis in parish ministry for maturing adults is the reason Richard Johnson wrote this book. It is his clear intention that parishes become more active, more assertive, and more focused on the fundamentals of ministering to those in their maturing years. As he looks into the future, the author sees this ministry growing steadily and surely, taking its rightful ...more
Paperback, 119 pages
Published February 1st 2007 by Twenty-Third Publications
(first published January 10th 2007)
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Good ideas but some can only be successfully carried out if the parish and assistant priests and the Parish Council members themselves are aware of the issues relating to the ageing population that is looming in the near future. Often, senior ministries in churches are not seen as lively or contributing to the parish community. It is sad that when one thinks of senior ministry in churches, one thinks of ballroom dancing, karaoke, "cowboy" band, and taking bus tours to check out food joints or fo ...more