Older Adults Ministry (OAM)

Engage the mind, body, and spirit

Our mission in the Older Adults Ministry is to make and mature followers of Jesus Christ during the golden years.

Upcoming Events

Big Trip to Georgia - February 21-24
The cost is $399 per person, double occupancy room, and includes hotel accommodations with breakfasts and visits to Callaway Gardens, FDR's Little White House, and the Biblical History Center. A $50 deposit is needed to reserve your spot. All money is due by February 6.

Spirit of Service (SOS)
Friday, February 11 | 10 am | Room A or Zoom
The program will be The Dunnemans presenting a Gospel Concert. The program will be followed by an optional lunch at a cost of $8. Scholarships are available. RSVP for lunch or for the Zoom link by calling the church or emailing sandie@fpclakeland.org by Wednesday, February 9.

Game Day
Every Third Saturday of the Month | 9:30 - 11:30 am | Youth Hall
Bring your favorite breakfast item or snack and gather for a fun time of food, fellowship, and table games.

Community Senior Adult Health & Resource Fair
Friday, March 11 | Noon - 3 pm
Learn more.

Join Us

Programs and Studies

Please contact sandie@fpclakeland.org for class information or Zoom link to any of the below.

spirit of service meeting on a computer call

Spirit of Service meeting

Second Friday of the month at 10 AM

Room A or Zoom

dr paul suich support group

Support Group led by Church Counselor Dr. Paul Suich

Mondays at 4 PM


older adult ministries

Game Day

Third Saturday of the month at 9:30 AM

Youth Hall

older woman speaking into microphone

The Gospel of Mark Bible Study

Wednesdays at 4 PM


Groups & Events

The Older (50+) Adult Ministry at First Presbyterian Church provides programs and activities that engage the mind, body, and spirit. We offer weekly Bible Study/Small Groups, monthly luncheons, fun fellowship opportunities, trips, and educational programs, as well as an annual Community Senior Adult Health & Resource Fair. We invite all to join in any of our events. You do not have to be a member to participate.

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    Spirit of Service (SOS) Program

    These monthly programs are held on the second Friday of each month from October through May at 10 AM in Room A. These programs consist of a devotion, time for singing, special speaker/entertainment, fellowship, and lunch. Lunch is $8. RSVP for lunch by calling the church office at 863-686-7187 or emailing Sandie@fpclakeland.org by the Wednesday before the meeting. Please call the church office if you are in need of this transportation.

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    Everyone is invited to participate in these classes that cover a variety of topics from managing anxiety to dealing with loneliness to establishing healthy boundaries.

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    Game Day

    Game Day takes place the third Saturday of each month from 9:30-11:30 AM in the Youth Hall. Participants are invited to bring a favorite snack or breakfast food to share and to join in fun fellowship and a variety of table games.

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    Monthly Day Trips

    Trips are scheduled throughout the year and have included outings to museums, gardens, places of interest, plays, and sporting events.

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    Annual Big Trip

    This is a fun three- to four-day trip offered each year. Previous trips have included St. Augustine, Fort Myers/Sarasota, Savannah, Pensacola, Charleston, and Nashville.

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    “Senior Prom” and Dinner

    This evening is a fun time to get together before the summer to enjoy a nice meal, reminisce, and dance.

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    Health & Wellness & Educational Programs

    Offerings cover a variety of subjects that address topics such as balance, diabetes, Alzheimer’s, identity theft, and more.

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    Community Senior Adult Health & Resource Fair

    This annual community event takes place from 12-3 PM on the second Friday of March. The next event will take place on March 11, 2022.

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    Caroling to Homebound Members

    Multigenerational groups go caroling in December to facilities and individual residences of homebound members of our congregation.

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    Participation in Home Instead’s “Be a Santa to a Senior” Program

    Church members provide three gifts each to local seniors who would not otherwise have gifts for Christmas.

Who We Are

The mission of First Presbyterian Church is to make and mature disciples for Jesus Christ.

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