ph 865.986.9066 | fx 865.988.3903 | 2085 Simpson Road East | Lenoir City, TN 37772 | info@firstbaptistlc.org
Senior Adults
Senior Adult Ministry
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Welcome to the Senior Adult Ministry of First Baptist Church of Lenoir City, where senior adults age 55 and up simply refuse to act their age. Take a look within our church walls and you will see senior adults participating in church activities from Vacation Bible School to visiting local nursing homes. If you would like more information about the Senior Adult Ministry of First Baptist Church of Lenoir city, please call (865) 986-9066 or email Rev. Dick DeMerchant This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or Yvette Gooden This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

 
Bible Study
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Are you looking for an exciting, in-depth Bible study to attend on Sunday mornings? Our Bible study classes are taught by well-qualified teachers and encourage Christ centered personal growth.

 
Senior Adult Activities
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Our seniors meet on the 1st and 3rd Thursdays every month for a special program.

    Past activities include:
  • Chef Walter from WVLT Volunteer TV
  • Cumberland County Playhouse Trips
  • Seminars on assisted living, Medicare, and long term health insurance
  • Lenoir City High School Chamber Choir
  • Pigeon Forge Trips
  • Hayrides and Cookouts

If you would like to register for any of our events, please email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or call 986-9066.

 
Tennessee Baptist Children’s Home
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In December, we celebrate Christmas and exchange gifts with the children.

Summertime activities include Lake Day- a picnic with the children, boat rides, and waterskiing.

 
Travel
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    Past trip locations include:
  • Branson, MO
  • Lancaster, PA
  • Alaska
  • Hawaii
  • Panama Canal
  • Eastern Caribbean cruise

Future travel plans include a trip to the Mediterranean and Holy Land. If you would like more information about our travel plans, please email the senior adult department.

 
Special Programs
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  • Senior Adult Emphasis Sunday in May
  • Christmas Prime Rib Banquet
  • Senior Adult Conferences such as Jubilee in Gatlinburg, TN
  • Gaither Homecoming concerts
 
Resources
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Click on these links to learn more information about senior adult living.

http://www.family.org/focusoverfifty
Dr. James Dobson’s website, Focus on the Family

http://www.seniorssearch.com
A search directory for the over 50 age group

http://www.lifeway.com/lwc/mainpage/0,1701,M%253D50022,00.html
Lifeway’s senior adult ministry section


http://www.aarp.org

AARP homepage

http://www.elderlawanswers.com

http://aging.senate.gov/public
Keep up to date about legislation that affects seniors

http://www.firstgov.gov/Topics/Seniors.shtml
Government information- First Gov for Seniors