To create a world where the wisdom, skills, experience, and faith of older adults is carefully nurtured, properly equipped, and fully utilized.
To make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world by providing consultation, training and support, advocacy, resources, networking opportunities, and grant funding to equip church leaders in the Tennessee-Western Kentucky Conference of The United Methodist Church for intentional ministry by, with, and for older adults.
The growth in population of midlife and mature adults is challenging local churches with the unique opportunity to reach out and minister to and through older adults.
In 2030, the Tennessee-Western Kentucky Conference of The United Methodist Church will be home to 600,000+ adults over the age of 65. This is an increase of 24 percent from today's population.