Never too old for Jesus
Posted: 12 Aug 2009 @ 00:00
Julia McGuinness looks at churchand mission forthe over-55s
TODAY’S ageing population faces an experience of growing old unlike thatof any previous generation, believes Ann Morisy, a community theologian and education worker at PSALM (Project for Seniors and Lifelong Ministry), based at St Pancras Church, London.
Increased longevity, continuing prowess and better health, coupled with a shift to smaller family units, mean that this older generation is pioneering “a new map of life”, she says.
At present, 18 per cent ...
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