Faith Journeys with Older Friends

Thanks to the St Paul Area Synod, ELCA, for sharing this Great Idea from Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, Inver Grove Heights, in a recent newsletter.

Good Shepherd Lutheran began ‘Meet an Older Friend’ about eight years ago. The intent, ‘has always been to help connect young Confirmation students with older members of the congregation – to hear their wisdom, learn about their faith journey together and share stories… [and for] students to hear affirmations and love from the adults. Both students and adults have so much to offer and receive from one another.’

Budding relationships are presenting themselves in other parts of congregational life, including ushering together and becoming Prayer Pals.

Read the full article here.

Find resources for Intergenerational ministries in our lib guide.