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Adult Classes and Groups

Senior Ministry

Second Calling

Seniors Ministering to Seniors: Home Visits

The Senior Initiative team is partnering with Orange County’s S.A.L.T. program (Seniors andLaw-Enforcement Together) to train volunteers to visit elders, which includes providingcompanionship as well as looking for safety and health issues for which the person mayneed assistance.

The team also seeks to inform our senior adults of the many other services provided throughOrange County Department on Aging: support groups for caregivers, tax preparationassistance, transportation, health and wellness seminars, and activities at the Robert andPearl Seymour Center in Chapel Hill and the Jerry M. Passmore Center in Hillsborough. http://www.orangecountync.gov/departments/aging/aging_services.php.

Additionally, for those who need help with meals, Meals on Wheels in Chapel Hill-Carrboroarea http://www.chcmow.org/ and Meals on Wheels in Durhamhttp://www.mowdurham.org/ . These services are available for a short term or a moreextended period.

The Chapel Hill Bible Church can also help financially through our benevolence fund.Application for assistance should be made to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Ifyou have administrative or caregiving skills or the desire to help get this important ministryin place, please contact Randy.

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Caregiver Support, Faith & Aging Symposium Series

The Department on Aging & Project EngAge proudly present a Symposium event for caregivers and their families to learn about essential caregiving resources and support services available in Orange County. It will also enable a dialogue around new possibilities and collaborations. The Symposium will feature the wisdom of past and present caregivers, and include presentations on "Informal Care Partners" (friends and family), "Formal Home Care Services" (companion care, home care services, and geriatic care management), and "Palliative through Hospice Care" (skilled nursing Care, palliative and hospice care). It is part of the Faith and Aging Symposium Series and aims to bring together our County's faith community, as well as all those who are caring for an older adult.

Thursday, October 13                3:00-6:00pm This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

This event is Free and open to the public. No registration necessary. For questions, please email Pastor This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

DivorceCare

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Divorce can be difficult but you don't have to go through it alone. Divorce can make us feel angry, confused, lonely, and heartbroken. That is why the Bible Church is committed to helping those who have experienced or are currently experiencing such circumstances. We offer a setting where people can come together to deal with this new reality.

DivorceCare is a Christian ministry that seeks to provide healing and hope for those going through separation or divorce or who are still healing from a past divorce. This is a 13-week video series with a different topic each week (e.g. Facing My Anger, Facing Loneliness, Forgiveness, Growing Closer to God). Please join us for fellowship, healing and discussion on Wednesday nights starting September 7, 2016 from 6:30pm to 8:00pm.

To register or for questions please contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Small Group Book Discussion

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Three groups have used this book to consider how to retire from work into active retirement.How might someone 55-68 find his second calling in life? The results have been encouraging and wewelcome new people to try this.

“Working through The Third Third in a small group helped clarify the Lord's vision forme to live a fulfilling future of service to others.”

-- Roger Van Dyke

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Senior Ministry Recommends Seminar on Dementia

The Senior Ministry of the Bible Church likes to highlight events that are helpful to our senior members. Please consider this upcoming seminar.

What Can We Expect?  Dementia Basics Education SeriesOrangeCountyDepartmentonAginglogo
The Orange County Dementia Education Collaborative will offer a monthly 'What Can We Expect?' education series beginning in August for family caregivers and persons with dementia.  Each series will consist of three weekly sessions with topics regarding brain health, types and stages of dementia, and preparation for the journey ahead.
Please register at least one week prior to the first session of each month at the appropriate senior center. Parallel respite care will be available for loved ones with dementia if requested. Please contact the OC CARES team for more information at (919) 245-4253.
Passmore Center, 103 Meadowlands Dr, Hillsborough, NC 27278, (919) 245-2015
Aug 16, 23, & 30                                              10:30 am - 12:30 pmJul 12, 19, & 26                                                        4 - 6 pm
You can see what else Orange County Department on Aging offers by downloading their newsletter, SENIORTIMES. You do not have to be a resident of Orange County to participate in these seminars and activities.

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And let us consider how to stir up one another to love and good works, not neglecting to meet together, as is the habit of some, but encouraging one another, and all the more as you see the Day drawing near. Hebrews 10:24-25