Active Adults

ACTIVE ADULTS 50 PLUS


Connect with our community in seeking Christ, growing in faith and serving in His name! There is so much fun and fellowship to share.

To find out what’s happening, check out the highlighted events below, click the button to download the current PDF brochure of our events or open our full calendar for links to our upcoming events.

Would you like to receive a once a month email about upcoming events?  To be added to our Active Adults 50 Plus email list, please contact Barbara Wilder, bwilder@yourcrosspoint.org, 850-678-4411, ext 123.


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Contact for more information:

Barbara Wilder

Barbara Wilder
Minister to Active Adults 50 Plus
678-4411, ext. 123
bwilder@yourcrosspoint.org

 

YOUNG AT HEART:

Please join us for  the Young at Heart luncheon on Tuesday, April 9, 11:30 a.m. in the Fellowship Hall on the Niceville campus. Our program will be Marcella Ruch: One Woman’s Yes to God.  Lunch cost: $6. Please sign up by noon, Friday, April 5.  If you would like to just come for the program (no lunch), the program begins at 12:20 p.m.  Contact: Barbara Wilder, bwilder@yourcrosspoint.org, 678-4411.

 

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY AT CHILDREN IN CRISIS
Children in Crisis is a foster care facility that keeps sibling groups together.  We field teams to each week keep their food pantry in order.  If you have a couple hours once a month, we would welcome your help on one of our weekly teams.  Please contact Barbara for more information.  Get a blessing by being a blessing to these children and the adults that provide a lovely home and family environment for them!

 

NEW 6-WEEK BIBLE STUDY CLASS starting Wednesday, April 24, 10:00 a.m. in Room 701.

Kathi Lee Gifford teams with Rabbi Jason Sobel to give insights in THE ROCK, THE ROAD AND THE RABBI. As she writes toward the end of the Introduction, “In this book, you will have the exciting opportunity to discover the truth of the Bible and learn what many passages in the Scriptures really mean. You will experience the Rock (Jesus), the Road (the Holy Land) and the Rabbi (the Word of God) as you have never experienced them before! Come deeper as we explore the land of Israel and mine the treasures of God’s Word together.

Please sign up for this class by April 17. Though not necessary, if you would like you may purchase a study guide, $7. Please place your order with Barbara by April 17.

 

TRIPS AND OUTINGS

5 RIVERS PARK 
Friday, March 22   Where the Mobile, Spanish, Tensaw, Apalachee and Blakeley rivers flow into Mobile Bay stands an incredible facility with an exhibit hall, theater, gift shop, boat tours and more. Join us as we explore this facility and take a boat tour of Mobile Bay. Trip fee: $27, does not include meals. Bus departs at 8:30 a.m. Return estimated to be 8:00 p.m. Sign up by Friday, March 15.

5 RIVERS PARK – TAKE 2 and 3
Friday, April 12   This will be an identical  to the trip on March 22.  Where the Mobile, Spanish, Tensaw, Apalachee and Blakeley rivers flow into Mobile Bay stands an incredible facility with an exhibit hall, theater, gift shop, boat tours and more. Join us as we explore this facility and take a boat tour of Mobile Bay.  $27, does not include meals. Bus departs at  8:30 a.m. Return estimated to be 8:00 p.m. This trip is now full.  We are planning a third identical trip for Friday, May 3. This trip is 2/3 full so don’t delay in reserving your seat on the bus. Please let Barbara Wilder know if you are interested.

GOOFY GOLF OUTING 
Friday, April 26, Enjoy a fun game at Goofy Golf and lunch at Joe and Eddie’s, both long time businesses in Okaloosa County!  Depart at 11:00 a.m.  Trip fee $5, includes golf and transportation. Deadline to sign up is April 19.

PANHANDLE OPRY
May 18 It’s a great evening of country and gospel music in a relaxing atmosphere.  Dinner will be catered by Simply Good. Deadline to sign up is May 9. Departing at 4:15 p.m. Trip fee of $23 includes dinner, show and transportation.

 

11-DAY CRUISE TO NEW ENGLAND AND CANADA  

Special available until Feb 28: Reserve your cabin for $100 per person and receive a free 1 night Specialty Dining and up to $150 per person shipboard credit which you can apply to gratuities or excursions!

Great itinerary!  Newport, RI; Boston, MA; Bar Harbor, ME; Saint John, New Brunswick; Halifax and Sydney, Nova Scotia; Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island; Quebec City, Quebec.  It’s not until October 14-24, 2019, but the time to reserve your cabin is now for best cabin selections and main dining seating!  The deposit is $630 per person.  It is also recommended that you purchase trip insurance at that time. Trip fee starts at $3,291 and includes round trip airfare, fees and transfers.  For more information check out our  Cruise webpage .  Contact Barbara for  additional information and any questions you may have.

 

WEEKLY OPPORTUNITIES:

To participate in our activities, please contact Barbara Wilder, bwilder@yourcrosspoint.org, 850-678-4411, ext 123.

INTERACTIVE BIBLE STUDY-LIFE GROUP  
This group, made up of adults aged 50+, is eager to welcome you!  We meet in Room 700, 9:30 – 11:00 am.  For more information contact Herstel Carter, hcarter@yourcrosspoint.org  

MEN’S BOOK CLUB
Join our lively monthly discussion by contacting Dennis Wilson, 279-3248.

POETRY GROUP
Join our monthly gathering by contacting Dennis Wilson, 279-3248.  Seasoned and new poets as well as just poetry lovers  are very welcome!

GAME DAY
Rooms 700-703 | Tuesday & Friday | 12:30–4:00 p.m.
Play games from bridge to dominoes to Mahjong and more. Contact Barbara prior to attending to reserve your seat at the table. Games are scheduled in advance.

STEP ON IT!
Everyone is welcome to join in this free walking program as we walk to various locations and then celebrate with a themed party upon our ‘arrival’.  Walk in your neighborhood or other favorite place. Come join the fun!

FAITHFULLY FIT
Room 909/911 | Monday and Thursday, 9:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.
Meet for exercise and fellowship. Work on flexibility, proper breathing techniques, balance, coordination, brain exercises, and use of light weights. NO FEE! Contact Elaine Hall, 678-2918.

FIT TODAY
Community Life Center Gym | Monday, Wednesday, Friday
The 7:00 a.m. class is taught by Pat Jernigan and Sue Riedel.
The 8:00 a.m. class is taught by Pat Peterson.
Most exercises will be for strength and balance while sitting in a chair.
Cost is $25 for a 8-week session. Sign up with the Recreation Ministry.

ALZHEIMER’S CAREGIVERS SUPPORT GROUP
Last Wednesday of each month from 10:00 a.m. -12:00 p.m. Room 700.  The group is facilitated by our Crosspoint Faith Community Nurse Beth Tritschler.  Please contact Beth if you would like more information: btritschler@yourcrosspoint.org; 678-4411.

GRIEFSHARE CLASS This 13 week, video based class meets Thursday evenings, 6-8:00 pm in Room 700.  This class is led by Sally Saville. Contact Sally at 303-881-8007 for more information.   You can learn more about GriefShare through this video:  GriefShare 

GRIEF SUPPORT GROUP
Every Tuesday, 10:30 – 11:30 a.m.  Room 800

MISSIONS
If you are interested in serving with us, we have three ongoing opportunities: The food pantry at Children in Crisis, an annual camp for blind and low vision adults, and the birthday card team. Please call Barbara for more information.

LIFE GROUPS
Additional small groups are also available through the Group Life Ministry. Group Life Minister, Stephanie Case, will help find a great group for you!

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