Older Adult Ministry
ELCA Churchwide Assembly Action CA01.07.72
Passed by the 2001 Churchwide Assembly in Indianapolis, Indiana.
To thank the Indiana-Kentucky Synod for continuing to bring the growing need for older adult ministry to the attention of this church;
To affirm the January 2000 consultation sponsored by the Division for Church in Society in its attention to development of future plans for this church's ministry with older adults;
To direct the Division for Church in Society to distribute the report of the January 2000 consultation to the synods of this church, and encourage synods to examine the report's findings as they apply to the mission and ministries of the synods;
To encourage congregations, synods, and the churchwide organization to continue their development and support of programs that enhance ministry with older adults; and
To affirm the need for another consultation in 2002 between appropriate churchwide staff and a group of persons knowledgeable and committed to a viable and effective program of older adult ministry.