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Senior Adults


The Adult 5 Bible Fellowship is for adults ages 73+. We offer fellowship, relevant Bible study, and opportunities to develop spiritually and minister to others. Each group has its own "feel," so we invite you to prayerfully explore and find the place that God has prepared for you. For more information, please contact the Adult Education Ministry:

Plano Campus: 972-820-5325
North Campus: 972-798-6715


Senior Adult Groups (Choose Your Campus Below)

Plano Campus


Phil Mitchell
Minister to Senior Adults
E-mail

Wednesdays at 1:30 p.m
Dietrichson/Hinds – Connect the Dots – Room W202

Wednesdays at 6:00 p.m.
Delp/Essary – Men in Christ – Room A101

Saturdays at 6:30 p.m.
Grijalva/Manning – Saturday Night In-Depth – Room W212

Sundays at 8:00 a.m.
Hittle/Blalack– Disciples – Room W206
Boddie/Manning – Kingdom Seekers – Room W207
Young/Kelley – Wisdom Seekers – Room W210

Sundays at 9:15 a.m.
Howell/Anderwald – Enduring Faith (women's group) – Room A106
Gilmore/Myers – Pathfinders – Room W202
Starkey – Men's Class –  Prayer Tower

Sundays at 11:00 a.m.
Bratcher/Mohundro – Abiders – Room W210
Anglin/GoodwinAgape – Room W204
Wagner/Tucker/Goff – Faith (women's group) – Prayer Tower
Griffin/Sampson – Fellowship – Room W207


Events

Prayer Force (10:30–11:30 a.m.)
Gather with other senior adults for a time of prayer on the 2nd and 4th Thursdays of each month in the Prayer Tower. Contact: Phil Mitchell pmitchell@prestonwood.org for more information.

Sr. Adults Trip to Kentucky/Tennessee – April 23-27, 2018
Visit The Ark Encounter and Creation Museum, plus enjoy the sights and sounds of America's Music City, Nashville. For more information, click here.

North Campus


Mel Pugh
Minister of
Pastoral Care
E-mail

Sundays at 8:00 a.m.
50s and up (Crump/Pyle) – Abundant Living – Room B231-232
50s and up (Hobbs/Junk) – The Encouragers – Room B257-258
50s and up (Walsh/Montgomery) – Joyful Hearts – Room B235-236
50s and up (Pugh/Dowdy) – Devoted – Room B233

Sundays at 9:15 a.m.
50s and up (Cowen/Williams/O'Donnell) – Amazing Grace – Room B231-232
50s and up (Williams/Ongley) – Ambassadors by Grace – Room B237

Sundays at 11:00 a.m.
50s and up (Langford/Lowe) – Faithworks – Room B237
Open to All Ages (Evatt/Shirley) – Revitalize (Marriage Enrichment) – Room B231-232

For more information Contact Mel Pugh at mpugh@prestonwood.org.

 


Volunteer Opportunities

In-Touch Ministry

The In-Touch Ministry exists to share the love of Jesus Christ with those who reside in retirement communities, rehab/care facilities, or those who are homebound. Areas of service include:

  • Visiting with residents
  • Leading Bible studies
  • Leading a worship service
  • Participating in a worship service through singing or playing an instrument
  • Visiting those who are homebound, including providing respite for in-home caregivers
  • Holding prayer times
  • Holding a reception or craft activity with residents as an Adult Bible Fellowship outreach activity

By bringing a personal touch to these individuals, we bring glory to God and fulfill the biblical mandates to “honor your father and mother” (Exodus 20:12) and “visit orphans and widows in their need” (James 1:27). We believe it is God’s desire that His servants finish well and want to be a part of that.

If you have a servant’s heart, and are looking for a place of service to those who need visits, hugs, love, prayer, comfort and the Gospel, consider joining the In-Touch Ministry today! To learn more, contact Ryan Irwin at 972-820-5322 or rirwin@prestonwood.org.

Platinum Singers

The Platinum Singers is the senior adult choir that is open to anyone age 55 and above. Rehearsals are held each Thursday, 1:30-3:30 p.m., in Room W207 (Plano Campus).

The goal of the Platinum Singers is to provide members with a comprehensive choral ministry, to sing for joy and fellowship, to enhance lives, to encourage personal growth in Christ, and to challenge members “to serve the Lord with all of their heart, mind, soul and strength” (Deuteronomy 6:5).

The Platinum Singers are directed by Dr. Rix Tillman, who is a retired pastor with an extensive musical background. He was a High School and Junior High band and choral director for eleven years before entering the ministry and holds a Bachelor of Music and Master of Education with Music Emphasis from Idaho State University as well as Master and Doctor of Ministry degrees from International Seminary.

For more information, contact Carolyn Tucker at ctucker@prestonwood.org or 972-820-5287.

Scoops and Scripture Ministry

The Scoops and Scripture Ministry mobilizes believers to engage people with the Gospel in senior residential facilities. Scoops volunteer teams visit assigned residential facility monthly. Scoops gatherings include a time of singing, a Gospel devotional, door prizes, photos, fellowship and an ice cream party (with a scoop!). Residents receive a photo album, and every month they receive a new Bible verse card to decorate and a photograph with their Scoops team to place in the album.

To learn more, contact Phil Mitchell at 972-820-5177 or pmitchell@prestonwood.org.

Knit Wits

The Knit Wits knitting and crochet group meets at 9:00 a.m. every Tuesday in the Commons. If you don't know how to knit or crochet, we'll help you learn! Feel free to come and join us for a time of fellowship. All ages are welcome! For more information, contact womensministry@prestonwood.org.