Senior Adult Ministry

"Gray hair is a crown of splendor; it is attained by a righteous life." Proverbs 16:31

Senior Adults at First Baptist Forney are some of the most active members of the church. Our 1st Tuesday Senior Adult Ministry Luncheons, Best Yet Nights, trips, and volunteer work are typical events on the monthly schedule of activities for this group. Come and get involved! The Senior Adult Ministry at FBC is a fellowship of friendly, caring and loving Seniors! We are anxious to meet and share with you all the many wonderful things God is doing in our midst!

Sunday Worship

8:00 a.m. Bible Study

9:30 a.m. Blended Worship & Bible Study

11:00 a.m. Encounter Band-Led Contemporary Worship & Bible Study

Sunday Bible Study

Classes meet at 8:00 a.m., 9:30 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. Click below for a list of classes, locations, and teachers.

Bible Study Class Listing

Wednesday Nights

Join us for Mustang Creek Traditional Worship Service held on Wednesdays at 6:30 p.m. in the Chapel.  Led by Rev. Jerry Griffin.  

1st Tuesday Lunch

This is an opportunity for our Senior Adults to enjoy one-on-one time with a member of the church staff. 1st Tuesday Lunch is an every other month event.  Details in your Bible Study.

Best Yet Nights

Especially favored are the Best Yet Nights, typically the last Thursday of the month, where the attendees enjoy a potluck dinner and special entertainment.  

  • Aug. 29: Program by Brothers in Glory
  • Sept. 26: Program by Strings of Faith
  • Oct. 24: Program by Spoken For Quartet
Trips & Other Events

Sept. 9: Kauf Van Association Bible Conference 
Enjoy teaching by Dr.  D. L. Lowrie at the First Baptist Church of Terrell.  Bus will depart the church at 9:00 a.m. There will be two session of Bible teaching and the conference will close with lunch.  Sign up in your Bible Study class.

September 15-21: Fall Trip to COLORADO
Fall trip to Garden of the Gods, the Royal Gorge and Colorado Springs!  Includes motor-coach transportation; 6 nights lodging; 10 meals, tour of Garden of the Gods; visit to Air Force Academy; visit to Royal Gorge; Historic Manitou Springs at Pikes Peak; guided tour of Colorado Springs and visit to the US Olympic Training Center.

ITINERARY
Day 1
Depart FB Forney.  Check into an en route hotel.

Day 2
Continental Breakfast before continuing trip. Later, enjoy a relaxing Dinner and check into your Colorado Springs area hotel for four nights.

Day 3
Continental Breakfast before heading for a visit to HISTORIC MANITOU SPRINGS located at the foot of famous PIKES PEAK. Then you will depart for guided tour of GARDEN OF THE GODS, the magnificent park of red sandstone formations, a spiritual retreat of ancient peoples. This, evening, enjoy Dinner at a local restaurant.

Day 4
Continental Breakfast, then depart with your guide for a guided tour of Colorado Springs. You will go to the U.S. OLYMPIC TRAINING CENTER; Olympic Visitor Center, which is located at the Training Center and includes the U.S. Olympic Hall of Fame Rotunda. Then, you’ll depart with your guide to the impressive UNITED STATES AIR FORCE ACADEMY.  Tonight, enjoy Dinner at a local restaurant.

Day 5
Continental Breakfast, you will depart for COLORADO'S "NATURAL WONDER" - the ROYAL GORGE. At the Royal Gorge Bridge and Park, you will have an opportunity to view the breathtaking Gorge, cross the suspension bridge and ride the AERIAL TRAM. You will also have an opportunity to visit the entirely new Visitor Center or step back in time and explore the story of the Royal Gorge at the PLAZA THEATRE. Tonight, you will enjoy Dinner with Entertainment.

Day 6
Enjoy a Continental Breakfast before leaving for the Capulin Volcano National Monument Visitor Center. This evening, relax at your en route hotel.

Day 7
Continental Breakfast, you depart for home… a perfect time to chat with your friends about all the fun things you’ve done, the great sights you’ve seen, and where your next group trip will take you!

PRICING

$665 per person, based on double occupancy
$945 for single occupancy

If interested in this trip, call the Church Office at 972.564.3357.

Silver Sneakers Fitness for Sr. Adults

Taught by Flisha Stewart:  224-499-1564.  

FREE For Silver Sneakers members: $20 a month or $2.50 drop- in fee, for non-members.  Living well past retirement is a blessing.  A great part of this is having a fit lifestyle as an active older adult.  This class offers fun fitness activities to increase stamina, endurance, strength, balance and range of motion.  Come workout and fellowship with other older active adults.     Classes are 45 min.  Low to medium impact.  Modifications to exercises will be provided.

M & W @ 10:30 a.m. in the fitness room.

Click here to register and scroll down to Silver Sneakers Fitness Class.


Staff

Rev. Jerry Griffin is our Senior Adult Pastor. Click here to email his assistant, Lisa.