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The Church needs its Seniors

Welcome to this month’s Faith in Later Life newsletter- we hope you enjoy reading it! As ever, if there is any content you would like to see in our newsletters which is currently missing (or anything you would rather not see), do get in touch. If you were away over the summer months you may have…

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Playing the organ at 90!

Welcome to this month’s Faith in Later Life newsletter- whether you are at home or at work, on holidays or otherwise, I hope you enjoy it. You may have already noticed, but we have made some changes to the website, which hopefully make it easier to navigate; do have a look and let us know…

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Too old for Facebook?

Welcome to this month’s Faith in Later Life newsletter, I hope you find it helpful. As ever do visit our website for more. Facebook – have a look! Some people may say that those in later life don’t use social media, but they would be mistaken! We recently shared a video on our Facebook page about…

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June Newsletter

I wanted to start this edition of the monthly newsletter by thanking you for your interest in Faith in Later Life. We want to inspire and equip Christians and churches, and in doing so encourage you as well. I hope you find these monthly updates useful, and do remember that there is always more on…

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How you’ve been using the website

Over the past three months, the most accessed resources on the Resource Hub on the Faith in Later Life website were: Senior Alpha Course – Leaders’ Training Manual Handbook for Worship (Evening Star Project) Evangelism Among Seniors Community: God’s Design for Growth How to Lead Worship in a Care Home Pilgrim’s Progress Interactive Study Guide…

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Exciting Updates

News 10th April saw the six-month ‘anniversary’ of the launch of Faith in Later Life which is a good time to reflect on progress and to identify what is planned for the near future. Website The website continues to be developed in response to user feedback and to build on those aspects of the project…

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FiLL Directory Launched

Well, not quite so new!  “Faith in Action”, the new Directory of activities and services being provided across the UK for those in Later Life, has been building for some weeks now. If you haven’t discovered it yet then do go to https://faithinlaterlife.org/faith-in-action/directory/ and take a look. The map on the page is set to a UK…

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A start to 2018

As the first month of the New Year passes, daylight hours are expanding and new growth is emerging as the seasons continue their inexorable progression, reminding us of God’s ‘post flood’ promise: ‘seed time and harvest, cold and heat, summer and winter, day and night shall not cease… while the earth remains’. And, while the…

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Dementia-friendly Carol Services

With Christmas fast approaching, Faith in Later Life was asked “Our church is wanting to put on a dementia-friendly carol service this year. Have you any resources, ideas, advice or counsel for us?” That church was very appreciative of the combined advice from contributors to the website and we are circulating that to help any…

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London City Mission work with those in later life

As one of the five Charities launching Faith in Later Life last month, London City Mission dedicated the Autumn edition of its quarterly magazine – “Changing London” – to articles and accounts of its work with older people under the title – “NOT FORGOTTEN”. The Contents page includes headings such as: Greying Gracefully – “God’s…

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