Shirley Smith has informed us that the small group program taking place on Tuesdays at Lions Village has continued to grow since the group began meeting on October 24, 2017. The first gathering had 18 individuals in attendance and our most recent gathering had 27.
Special thanks to Shirley Smith, Sheilah, and Fred for making this program such a resounding success!
Upcoming Small Group Gatherings
This opportunity to gather is extended to all, including Lions Village residents, members and friends of the church, and beyond. The focus of these gatherings will be up to the group itself and might include things such as games, discussions, quilting, etc. This gathering will take place in our usual Sunday morning space. Click here for directions. If anyone is interested in leading a session or can get resources for any of the suggested activities please contact Shirley Smith ASAP.
Upcoming themes for Small Group Discussions (based on input from those in attendance this week):
November 14 (1 – 2:30 p.m.)
Awareness for Grandparents – so they can help their grandchildren when they confide in them, on issues of addictions and emotions
November 21 (1 – 2:30 p.m.)
Buddy Systems – helping each other. How we can make tenants aware of one we have (the red tag on our door), what services we have through GoGetters and Access transit, and setting up our own within the building re: getting each other to doctor’s and to grocery shopping or just a shopping trip to the mall
November 28 (1 – 2:30 p.m.)
Personal Care – having our medication list and contacts to call in case of emergency on our fridge – we will bring in lawyers for wills and financial advisement, a speaker for personal directives
December 5 (1 – 2:30 p.m.)
December 12 (1 – 2:30 p.m.)
Sing carols, tell Christmas Stories, eat Christmas cake and goodies
Questions? Contact Shirley Smith at firstname.lastname@example.org.