JUST OLDER YOUTH
Please Note: Due to COVID-19, all in-person worship services have been suspended until further notice. To view our latest COVID-19 and in-person gathering updates, please click here.
Worship services are held in-person outdoors at 8:15AM and online only at 9:30 AM (Modern) and 11:00 AM (Traditional) at cantonumc.online.church/
***For the safety of our members, all JOY Events are canceled until further notice.***
Our Senior Adults continue to be some of the most active people in our church. Why? We have a spirit that is unshakeable. We continue to open our hearts and minds to the love of God. Because we have activities, classes, events and missions designed specifically to meet our seniors' needs. So if you are 55 plus and proud of it… join us!
What’s new in the Senior Adult Ministry for 2020?
We have added JOY (Just Older Youth)! Joy is a new, upbeat name for our fantastic “youth” who enjoy Fellowship Hall events, day trips and lunch bunch trips. Our “youth” grew tremendously in 2019 with many trips wait listed. Additionally, our Fellowship Hall events were highly attended with plenty of space for everyone!
Your JOY committee members:
Charm Derrick, Gail Sams, Shirl Baggett, Pam Stark and Susan Weiland
CARE MINISTRY ONLINE RESOURCE CENTER
Find several online resources for Senior Adults, Homebound Members, and Residents in Care Homes
There have been several changes to the below listed classes. Please contact if you are interested in learning more about our Just Older Youth Groups.
Worship and Spiritual Growth Groups – Start the week off right with Sunday morning worship and small group study. Early Service at 8:30 AM in the Chapel, Contemporary Service at 9:00 AM and Traditional Service at 11:00 AM in the Sanctuary. Spiritual Growth Groups at 9:30 AM and 11:00 AM. Click here for a list of Spiritual Growth Groups.
Hands for God Needlework Group has not been able to meet as a group since March, but the ladies have been busy creating beautiful and useful items. Some have distributed these creations to ministries in need. The group has donated several lapghans to the ER at Northside Canton. Many hats have been made and stored that will be useful for the upcoming fall and winter season. HFG looks forward to being able to meet together soon, since their time together was spent ministering to each other, sharing their joys and sorrows with one another, and sharing their talents with those who want to learn or improve their skills.
Hilltop Strummers Dulcimer Group – On Tuesdays the Hilltop Strummers get together to create joyful music with their mountain dulcimers and a variety of other string and percussion instruments! Throughout the year, this group plays for other church groups, assisted living facilities, and civic associations. The String Band meets in the choir room from 12:00 – 2:00 PM, and the Strumalongs meet in Room 126 from 1:00 – 2:00 PM. Both bands come together to practice in Room 126 from 2:00 – 3:00 PM. Leader: Patsy Jordan.
JOY Crafting with Jean - All classes are the 2nd Tuesday of the month in the Prayer Room from 10:00 AM - 12:00 noon, except December. Please bring scissors, a ruler and tape to each class, all other supplies will be provided. In every class we learn new crafting techniques and make at least two cards per class. Cost: $5.00 per class. Leader: Jean Garner.