In Numbers 8:23-26, we find an interesting template for the chapters of life. The passage (which specifically addressed the Old Testament priesthood) suggests that the first third of life is a time of preparation. The middle third of life is hands on ministry. But the final stage of life is designed to be a time of pouring back into those who are living in stages one and two! In other words, when we become seniors, life is as much about "retreading" as it is about "retiring"! Hopefully, it's a time of convergence, where the gifts God has developed in our lives over a lifetime can now be used to assist others in taking the lead.

Our seniors group under the leadership of Gary and Joanie Warner. The group activities consist of bimonthly breakfasts or lunches, quarterly outings, and service projects in the community. If interested in knowing more, please contact Gary at 740.802.1356.

It is also our desire to see seniors at CAC potentially available to connect with and/or mentor youth and younger adults. The more we mature in faith, the more we reflect the fruit of the Spirit in our lives…so hopefully our example is just what younger people need to see and experience. If this interests you, contact our youth pastor, Derrick Smith at 740.972.2072.

Getting old isn't for sissies! But it is an opportunity to give back, pour back, enjoy rich fellowship, and make a difference! So let' hear it for seniors committed to being the light of Christ where they live, work, and play!