Category Archives: Senior Adults Ministry

Senior Adults Luncheon

On Wednesday, February 20, St. Paul’s Senior Adults will welcome as speakers leaders of the ReNEWal Capital Campaign.

ReNEWal Campaign Chairs Charlotte and David Broughton will be on hand to discuss campaign initiatives and present a video produced by Todd Davis. Other campaign leaders will be available to provide project details and answer questions.

Fellowship begins at 11:15 a.m. with lunch at 11:30 in the Colhoun Room. The program begins at noon. The cost is $6.00. All are welcome.

Caregivers’ Outing

St. Paul’s Senior Adults Ministry invites caregivers to lunch at Forsyth Court senior living community on Thursday, February 21, followed by relaxation at Himalayan Hideaway Salt Cave. Respite care will be provided for loved ones as needed by Comfort Care.

There is no charge for this event, co-sponsored by St. Paul’s, the Shepherd’s Center and Trinity Presbyterian Church, but reservations are necessary. Call Linda Lewis at (336) 748-0217 to reserve your place. Participants will meet at Trinity Presbyterian Church on Bolton Street in time to board the St. Paul’s bus and depart for Forsyth Court by 11:00 a.m.

For more information, contact Senior Adults Minister Anne Rahn at (336) 723-4797 or

Rethink Goodwill Senior Adults’ Outing

On Friday morning, March 15, St. Paul’s Senior Adults will visit Goodwill Industries of Northwest North Carolina headquarters on University Parkway, followed by lunch at Providence Restaurant in the Doubletree Hotel, where chefs train through Goodwill’s culinary arts program.

The group will be welcomed by the president of Goodwill Industries of Northwest North Carolina and hear from a Goodwill client about the many programs and services of the organization.

Parishioner Pat Marquardt, whose grandfather co-founded the first Goodwill in Boston, Massachusetts, in 1902 and whose father served as president of Goodwills in Boston, Omaha and St. Paul, will share her stories of growing up in the Goodwill world.

The bus will leave St. Paul’s parking lot at 9:15 a.m. To reserve your place, send a check payable to St. Paul’s for $20 per person, which includes the cost of lunch, to Senior Adults Minister Anne Rahn. Contact Anne at (336) 723-4797 or

Minestrone Madness

St. Paul’s Senior Adults will cook a batch of minestrone soup just in time for the NCAA basketball playoffs in March to raise money to buy hymnals for the Forsyth County Jail.

The all-vegetable homemade soup will be ready for pick-up outside the kitchen after the 9:00 and 11:15 a.m. services on Sunday, March 24, or by arrangement with Senior Adults Minister Anne Rahn. The soup, which must be ordered and paid for in advance, is $13 per quart.

Contact Anne at 723-4797 or Download an order form. Orders must be received by Wednesday, March 20.