Senior Ministry

Celebrate Acts of Service with Your Family this Christmas

The Giving Manger, available at Seasons Gifts By Gerrie Blackwelder Deep in our hearts, we all hope to give the gift that truly touches someone’s heart and one that will inspire a real connection to the Christmas Story. It seems that Allison Hottinger of California has found success in doing just that. She and her…

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Seasons Gifts is Ready for Autumn

By Gerrie Blackwelder Following what appears to have been a successful sale in August, Season’s Gift Shop has restocked with items that suit every member of the family. Like most, I am usually drawn to the sweet and wonderful children’s items or to women’s jewelry, but this month I have been most drawn to the…

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August Sale at Seasons Gifts

By Gerrie Blackwelder There is going to be a sale. A SALE! At Seasons Gift Shop. Run, get there as quickly as you can. It begins Aug. 1 and goes throughout the month. This is big…very, very big! One of the most popular items, and especially great for the back-to-school college kids and high school…

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Trinity Living at St. John’s Kicks Off Aug. 13

By Susan Shinn Turner Trinity Living at St. John’s — the county’s first church-based respite care program — kicks off Aug. 13. A collaboration between Trinity Living Center and St. John’s, the program will be housed in The Pit, in the lower level of the Faith Center. Respite care is open to people ages 60…

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New Respite Care Ministry to Begin at St. John’s

By Susan Shinn Turner In August, St. John’s is beginning an exciting new partnership with Trinity Living Center: a half-day, group respite program called Trinity Living at St. John’s. This program is designed to offer caregivers a break, while providing loved ones with a wide range of activities, according to Christina Joyce, executive director of…

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Big Sale at Season’s Gifts!

By Gerrie Blackwelder So, if you had an epic fail shopping experience this year and need to make amends to someone for giving them something other than a perfectly amazing Christmas gift, you are graced with a second chance to purchase the perfect thing from Season’s at HALF PRICE! Just meander to the back of…

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Beasts, Blessings, and Billions!

By Gerrie Blackwelder Yes! That’s Billions, as in dollars. If you have a friend who has everything, but you know that friend needs to do so some Christmas shopping for others, just gift him or her with a monetary gift card in any denomination. Yes. That’s right, you set the amount, even a bill…well, maybe…

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Changing Spaces campaign to kick off at Trinity Oaks

Trinity Oaks residents are an active part of St. John’s, and over the years, St. John’s has energetically supported Trinity Oaks through ministries like the Trinity Singers and Ringers, led by Rosemary and Karl Kinard. St. John’s members have given generously over the years, helping to build LSC’s senior living communities – especially Trinity Oaks…

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Senior Seasons Unveiled

Senior Seasons is the name of our new ministry for senior adults. Carolyn Byrd, director of senior adult ministry, unveiled the name, logo and upcoming plans to about 50 members on April 21. The session was a follow-up meeting from the Adult Summit held Feb. 4. “The name and logo are vibrant,” Carolyn explains. “I…

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