Faithful Aging will be the first Virginia statewide, faith-based conference of its type addressing opportunities related to an aging congregation and meeting the needs of older members, inside and outside the walls of our faith communities. Presented by the Beard Center on Aging at Lynchburg College and Virginia United Methodist Homes, Inc. (VUMH), this conference developed following listening sessions across the Virginia Conference to hear directly from clergy and laity about the needs of older adults in their congregations and communities. The Virginia Conference Older Adult Council is a Gold Sponsor for the event. A .5 CEU has been approved for Virginia Conference clergy and certified professionals as well as five hours of credit toward recertification for Lay Servants.
The conference will be held on the Lynchburg College campus on Tuesday, March 14th. The registration deadline is March 7, 2017. Cost is $40/individual which includes lunch, refreshment breaks, and all conference materials. Groups of 3 or more individuals from the same church or organization can register for $25/person. Limited scholarship funds, sponsored by VUMH, are available for Virginia Conference United Methodist Church congregational teams. For more information about the scholarship assistance, contact me directly.
To register on-line, visit www.lynchburg.edu/beard. Registrations can be completed by mail using the last page of the conference guide. The guide is attached but can also be found by going to the March 14, 2017, date on the VAUMC website calendar: http://www.vaumc.org/Events?cid=3&ceid=1589&cerid=0&cdt=3%2f14%2f2017
If you would like to print or share information about this event, you are encouraged to do so with this pdf: Faithful Aging Conference Guide 2017