ACU Gerontology Center to offer January short course


For Immediate Release
Dec. 2, 1999

The Abilene Christian University Gerontology Center will offer the course "Ministry with Older Adults" as a January short course, Jan. 3-7.

The class will be taught by Jim Hughes, adjunct professor of gerontology and senior adult minister at Skillman Avenue Church of Christ in Dallas. This is the sixth year he has taught this class at ACU.

The class will provide opportunities to learn successful strategies and program development in ministry specific to the needs of older adults, age 65 and above. The class will include training on how to work with and minister to this age group along with an evaluation of successful programs in congregational settings. The class is addressing older adults because they are the fastest growing age group in churches.

The course "Ministry with Older Adults" will be offered as a Bible ministry class at the ACU tuition rate with an audit price of $25.

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