Fall Mid Week – One Time Wednesdays

“Rules for Visiting the Sick, the Dying and the Homebound”

September 6 at 6:00 p.m.                                                                                                             Room 207


Rev.  Kevin Deckard will present tools to use for conversations when visiting people in the hospital, hospice, homebound or at a long term care facility.  You will learn what to say and what not to say to those we are visiting in various situations of life.  There will be time for questions and sharing of good and bad experiences for those who have been on the receiving end of a visit from a well-meaning person in your life.


Generation to Generation:  Estates, Wills and Family

September 13, 6 p.m.                                                                                                                                 Room 207

Janis Alexander Cross has practiced law in Amarillo for 38 years and she has always been involved with estate planning.  If you want to learn more for yourself or talk with the next generation in your family about estate planning, you will benefit from learning the important components of estate planning, issues related to care of loved ones, and who has authority to carry out a person’s wishes in the event of illness or death.  You will receive information on wills, durable powers of attorney, do not resuscitate orders, advanced directives, and organ donorship.   Family living trusts will be briefly presented. People of every age who want to insure that they share their values and their valuables will benefit from this presentation.  Estate planning is not just for retired people. Everyone has an estate and everyone needs a plan.


BEFAST for Stroke

September 20, 6 p.m.                                                                                                    Room 207

Dr. Sheri Williams will cover the prevention and recognition of risk factors for stroke.  Persons in this class will become familiar with ways you can identify symptoms of a person having a stroke and what to do in the event you are with someone who is having a stroke.  She will cover how a patient with a stroke is cared for once medical personnel engage with the person exhibiting symptoms.  With strokes becoming more common and with increased options for treatment, you’ll benefit from learning changes you can make to prevent stroke, as well as what symptoms to watch for in yourself and others.


Church Tour

September 27, 6 p.m.                                                                                    Meet in the Sanctuary


Beginning in the Sanctuary, Nurture team members will present the history and meaning of the symbols of the stained glass. From there, we will help you find your way to the various ministry areas of each of the 3 buildings.  We will also look in two the areas that are used by facility staff to maintain the building.  If you are interested in discovering the architecture, history and stories connected to our church building, you’ll enjoy this tour.