cartoon of older peopleElder Gatherings provide an opportunity for elders, their care partners and family members to get together and connect with others in a friendly, welcoming setting. We offer a short informative and inspiring program and provide light refreshments each month.

Note: These gatherings are currently on hold during the COVID-19 pandemic. Follow this link to join the Elder Zoom gatherings Zoom meeting.

Elder Gatherings Newsletter “Checking In”

We also prepare a monthly newsletter, “Checking In”, that contains news especially for our elders (our wise ones). Please send your suggestions of poetry, reflections, photos and, above all, NEWS about how and what you are doing these days to Lynn Clark at the Pastoral Care email address

PDF Issues to Download

Access past and current issues in accessible PDF format by using the following links:

Who We Are

The Pastoral Care team includes:

  • Lynn Clark, Coordinator
  • Bonnie Thiessen
  • Esmat Elhami
  • Marlene Schellenberg

With assistance from:

  • Adult Programming, Sonya Watson
  • What 4 Chalice Group, hospitality