Advice on living a resilient life

By Peter Crumpler / 06/06/2024 /

There’s a question that older people ask me from time to time – it’s whether I can recommend them a book about ‘lifelong faith.’ What do they mean by this?…

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Church Champion Story: St John’s Walton, Chesterfield

By Hazel Platt / 06/06/2024 /

Faith in Later Life Church Champion Hazel, is the Seniors Ministry Lead at St John’s Walton. Here she tells us more about the tremendous range of groups which are bringing…

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We’re not all going on a Summer Holiday

By Alex Drew / 29/05/2024 /

Cliff Richard’s sixties hit ‘We’re all going on a summer holiday’ describes a summer break away from it all; having fun, laughing, free of worries, doing things we’ve always wanted…

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Empowering Communities to Care

By Alex Drew / 29/04/2024 /

In our ageing society, the efforts of community groups, churches, and individuals such as Faith in Later Life Church Champions play a crucial role in supporting and promoting flourishing in…

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What’s important when choosing a care home

By Pilgrims' Friend Society / 16/04/2024 /

If you are involved with ministry among older people you may have the privilege of supporting someone through their decision to move to a care home. Our partner charity Pilgrims’…

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Church Champion Story: Enfield Town Community Church

By Sarah Finnie / 09/04/2024 /

Faith in Later Life Church Champion Sarah, leads a Seniors group at Enfield Town Community Church. Here she tells us more about the group which has recently welcomed new members…

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Church Champion Story: Oasis, Stockport

By Andy Brown / 20/03/2024 /

Andy Brown is the deacon for Oasis at Emmanuel Community Church in Stockport.  Here he tells us more about some of the ‘nuts and bolts’ of what it might look…

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DailyHOPE Restored

By Faith in Later Life / 15/03/2024 /

In January we shared the news that the DailyHOPE telephone line would have to close after almost four years of ministry, due to a lack of funding to keep the…

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Making Mother’s Day better for people living with dementia

By Peter Crumpler / 06/03/2024 /

This Mother’s Day many tens of thousands of sons and daughters will be spending time with a mum who does not recognise them or remember who they are. I know…

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