SENIORS

Those in later life will find welcome, friendship and care at our many activities designed especially for them. And for those in their active years of retirement there is a developing programme.

SENIORS

For more information, including how to run Connections and Hymns We Love in your church, contact our Pastoral Care and Seniors Minister Pippa Cramer.

DAILY HOPE

DAILY HOPE

Mainly for those unable to use the internet, Daily Hope is a free 24 hour phone line inspired by Holy Trinity’s Connections and our Hymns We Love series. It offers comfort and spiritual support through a choice of popular hymns, prayers, reflections full worship services from the Church of England.

More information on Church of England website

HYMNS WE LOVE

Hymns We Love is a series of short talks based around well-loved, traditional hymns and is a great way to explore the Christian faith.

It’s an opportunity to sing and enjoy the beautiful lyrics, whilst exploring the meaning of the words over coffee and homemade cakes.

List of Hymns We Love Recordings

Thine Be the Glory!

Introduction to Hymns We Love

How Great Thou art!

God the Holy Creator

Rock of Ages

God our Rescuer and Redeemer

Amazing Grace

God our Restorer and Grace-giver

The Lord’s my Shepherd

God our Guide and Comforter

And can it be?

God our Friend forever

CONNECTIONS 

Connections is our Seniors group meeting at Holy Trinity and at two residential homes.

If you require assistance getting to Connections or have any queries, please contact our Pastoral Care and Seniors Administrator Julia Howells.

Connections

Connections, for Seniors, meets on Tuesday mornings 10.00am to 11.30am in the church and is a safe and welcoming place to meet over coffee and cakes. The programme alternates between Connections and Connections Coffee Stop.

Connections has a constantly changing range of activities that include everything from mini hand massages to craft activities and games as well as special interest tables put together by local guests.

Connections Coffee Stop 

Connections Coffee Stop is simply a time for friendship and conversation and meets on alternate Tuesday mornings in the church foyer.

Pop up Connections @Wingham

Taking fresh coffee, homemade cakes and friendship to residents and staff at Wingham Court Care Home each month. An opportunity to chat, make new friends and the option to pray with someone.

Pop up Connections @The Firs

Taking fresh coffee, homemade cakes and friendship to residents and staff at The Firs (sheltered housing) each month. An opportunity to chat, make new friends and the option to pray with someone.

MONTHLY

Walk and talk

A time to meet with others who no longer work full time, are early retired and enjoy light exercise and conversations for an hour or so – followed by a drink in the Foley.  Meet at 2.30pm on the third Thursday in the month. Dogs welcome.

BI-MONTHLY

Bereavement cafe

A time to meet with others who are bereaved – recently or otherwise. In a relaxed and informal setting, over fresh coffee and homemade cakes. Friends also welcome.