Rock Hill District UMC
Wednesday, June 19, 2013
Hand-in-Hand in Ministry Together
www.bonclarken.com = retreat setting to enjoy fresh air, mountains, and wonderful facilities. Come enjoy swimming, paddle boats, the indoor walking track, softball, volleyball, soccer, basketball, tennis, disc golfing, fishing, and more. Build teamwork and leadership skills with the zipline, the climbing wall, the high swing, the challenge course, the ropes course, and paintball! Plus nearby there's caving, hiking, the Carl Sandburg National Historic Site, the Flat Rock Playhouse, shopping, antiques, and dining. Check out the website for more details.
http://www.catawba-aging.com/ = Our role is to plan, coordinate and advocate for the development of community services to meet the needs of older adults. As the focal point on aging for the Catawba region, our goal is to help seniors and their caregivers make informed decisions about aging well. Catawba AAA is a private, not-for-profit organization that devotes all of its time to aging issues.
http://www.puppet.org: (Museum)The Center for Puppetry Arts Museum opened in 1978 with a loan of 150 puppets by noted puppetry collector and expert Nancy Lohman Staub (who later donated them to the Center). Since then, the collection has grown to include more than 1,000 puppets and 1,000 posters of historical and cultural significance.The Museum's goal is to present the history of puppetry in various cultures and to demonstrate the impact of the art form as a teaching, healing and communication tool. Virtually every culture in the world has some form of puppetry. In addition to collecting puppets from around the globe, the Museum also collects examples of the four main categories of puppets: shadow, rod, hand and marionette (or string). Hybrid puppets, such as hand puppets that also have rods, are also included.
www.epworthbythesea.org = The Methodist Center at St. Simon's Island, Georgia. Our purpose is to provide a Christian place for worship, study and fellowship. Epworth by the Sea, named after the boyhood home of John and Charles Wesley, is located on the banks of the Frederica River overlooking the famous Marshes of Glynn.
www.flatrockplayhouse.org= What began as a few weeks of summer performances in 1940 is now an eight month season of plays including Broadway musicals, comedy, drama, and special performances for young audiences. E Mail:
firstname.lastname@example.org for general questions about shows and more.
www.folkmootusa.org/ = A music and dance celebration featuring 10 to 12 premier folk groups representing different parts of the world. They demonstrate their cultural heritage through colorful authentic and original reproduction costumes, lively dance, and beautiful music. The festival lasts two weeks and includes daily programs. An outstanding NC event (held near Lake Junaluska in mid-July)
www.lifelinescreening.com = America's leading provider of quality health screenings. Strock screening, abdominal aortic aneurysm screening, peripheral arterial disease screening and osteoporosis screening.
"Living Will Drive" = arrange to have forms available and persons able to notarize completed forms.
www.mepkinabbey.org/home.htm = Mepkin Abbey was founded in 1949 in the Low Country of South Carolina by 29 (Roman Catholic) Trappist monks coming from the Abbey of Gethsemani in Kentucky. Our life is wholly ordered to contemplation. We dedicate ourselves to the worship of God through a hidden life within the monastery. It is a life of solitude and silence, assiduous prayer, joyful penance, and work. The monks of Mepkin Abbey welcome many kinds of visitors. People come because they have heard of our beautiful environment, our life of prayer, work, and study, because of the quiet and peace they can find here, or because they are curious about our life and mission.
www.narroway.net/ = NarroWay has moved indoors! They say you have to know when to come in out of the rain and we did! NarroWay is now indoors in a beautifully decorated, climate-controlled theatre. The theatre is fully handicap accessible and comfortable, theatre-style seating is available for up to 325 people. The stage is at floor level and seating is on tiered platforms. The
www.seniorcorps.org/joining/fgp/index.html = National program that provides older Americans the opportunity to put their life experiences to work for local communities. Foster Grandparents give children the much-needed attention that can change lives. They help children learn to read by serving as mentors, tutors, and caregivers for at-risk children and youth with special needs.
www.thelostcolony.org/ = Millions have seen the compelling story that celebrates the 117 English men, women, and children whose dream still lives on in this American original drama. The Lost Colony’s 70th anniversary season opens June 1 and plays nightly except Sunday through Aug. 20, 2007 at Manteo’s Waterside Theatre, on North Carolina’s Outer Banks.
2008 Senior Club at Ryan's Buffet = If you're 60 or over, you are invited to join Ryan's new Senior Club. Just pay $1 (a one-time annual fee) and save least fifty-cents on every adult Mega Bar meal in 2008. Ask the cashier for details.
Senior Prom = How about hosting a dress-up dance for the older adults in your church / community? (idea from Pleasant Hill UMC, Fort Mill)
"Talking Murals" = a 30-minute dynamic presentation by members and friends of Mount Tabor United Methodist Church in Madison NC where the Gospels of Jesus Christ unfold before you in 3 stories using computerized lighting, paintings, sound effects and narrations. Call 336-548-7083 or email email@example.com to arrange a visit.
Unto These Hills outdoor drama: www.cherokee-nc.com/ =One of the most compelling outdoor dramas, Unto These Hills, tells the tragic story of how the Cherokee ancestors were forcefully driven out of the Great Smoky Mountains and marched 1,200 miles to Oklahoma. You will never forget how Tsali gave his life as sacrifice, so that a handful of his people could remain on the land of their heritage. 866-554-4557 for information.
Veteran and Service Personnel Appreciation: Veterans and service personnel are encouraged to wear their uniforms or any part of it - dress, class A, duty, etc. Event included photos, dinner, and entertainment.
Vial of Life Project = http://www.vialoflife.com/
Our project mission: Donate FREE Vial of Life decals and kits to all seniors.
“The Vial of Life is designed to speak for you when you can't speak for yourself. The vial contains important medical information that can assist emergency personnel in administering the proper medical treatment.”
Westville: Where it's always 1850! (Lumpkin, Georgia) = Westville is a functioning living history village located in Georgia near the Alabama state line at the intersection of US 27 and GA 27. The village contains relocated, authentically restored, original buildings and landscape. It realistically depicts Georgia's pre-industrial life and culture of 1850 for your educational benefit. Closed Mondays, New Year's Day, Thanksgiving, and Christmas. Call 912-838-6310 for more information. www.westville.org