Best Practices

Best Practices ManualAdult Ministry leaders share ideas and practical information on adult ministry in their congregation. Best Practices for Ministry To and By Senior Adults is a guide to planning and carrying out ministry in a variety of areas. Compiled by Rev. Ken Holdorf, Director of Senior Adult Ministries at Prince of Peace Lutheran Church in Carrollton, Texas, it is filled with tips and real-life experiences that have been shared by adult ministry leaders and congregations around the country. Perfect for anyone looking to enhance older adult ministry in their congregation, Rev. Holdorf makes it available at no charge through ALOA. Request a copy by sending your name and address by email or by mail to PO Box 4367, Clearwater, FL 33758.


  Ministry in the Spotlight

Discipleship  — Download “Growing Discipleship Groups”

OWLS  —  Download “Older Wiser Learning Seniors”

Trinity Connect  —  Download “Reinventing Ministry for Those in Need”

Bridging the digital divide: Connect seniors to technology  —


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Prime Timers  —  Download profile

Senior Moments —  Download profile

Worship & Lunch —  Download profile

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