Senior Adults

Ministry to Senior Adults

The Senior Adults of First Baptist Church on Fifth have many opportunities for spiritual, emotional and social growth. We offer quarterly luncheons, a yearly picnic, and a special Christmas trip, in addition to trips of one to eight days’ length throughout the year. Summer usually brings the opportunity for a weekly lunch and learn program with topics of particular interest to older adults.  We encourage intergenerational activities and work with our youth and children’s ministries to try to coordinate activities of interest to all ages and stages.  Bible Study Classes are available for senior adults who want to be with those of a similar age, including women’s classes, men’s classes and couple or co-ed classes.  Or if you prefer you are welcome to join one of our several intergenerational classes.

More opportunities in the Winston Salem community
for care givers and senior adults

Advance Healthcare Planning
The North Carolina Bar Association, North Carolina Partnership for Compassionate Care, local attorneys, and community partners are providing information and tools for the public to talk about their wishes with family, friends and health care providers, and to execute written advance directives (Health Care Power of Attorney and living will) in accordance with North Carolina state laws.

Click HERE for information on FREE Advance Healthcare Planning Workshops that will be taking place in the Winston-Salem area on April 14, 2018, where individuals can complete their advance directives. No appointment is necessary.  Additional information can be found at

Two sessions of “Powerful Tools for Caregivers” classes are scheduled for this spring. One will be on Tuesdays, April 17-May 22, 1:00-3:00 PM, at Arbor Ridge at Kernersville. The other is on Thursdays, May 3-June 7, 10:00 AM-Noon, at the SECU Family House in Winston-Salem. Click HERE for details. To register for either course, contact:
Linda Lewis
The Shepherd’s Center of Greater Winston-Salem
(336) 748-0217
Registration is Required! Space is Limited.

Aging Re-Imagined Symposium 2.0:
Meaning, Mind, Mobility, Mortality Wake Forest University will host the Aging Re-Imagined Symposium 2.0 on May 3-4, 2018. You are invited to come learn with others about different aspects of aging with artists, clinicians, community members & researchers. For details and registration information, please click HERE.




Senior Adult Event Registration

Senior Adult Trip Form

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