“Even when you are old I will be the same. And even when your hair turns white, I will help you. I will take care of what I have made. I will carry you, and will save you. Isaiah 46:4 NLT”
Who are we? TUM 50+ is a new interfaith Senior Adult Ministry for people ages 50 and up that meets at Trinity United Methodist Church located at 3952 Pine Avenue, Erie, PA 16504.
What can we expect at the TUM 50+ Meetings?
- Where/When Do We Meet? TUM 50+ meets on the third Wednesday of every month at 10:00 a.m. with the exception of June, July, and August. Meetings are listed in our bi-monthly newsletter, “Trinity Tidings,” on our website at erietumc.org/tum50, and our Facebook page at facebook.com/erietumc. Our church office staff will also personally call each individual on our attendance list prior to the meeting so that we can save you a seat and prepare for your meal.
- What do we do at our meetings? At a TUM 50+ meeting, you can expect lots of laughter, friendship, and joy. The program includes, but is not limited to; music, entertainment, games, inspirational and informational presentations, birthday celebrations, social networking, health and wellness, recognition of senior contributions to the community, and of course, good food. To find out more about each of the categories, please see the column to the right.
- Planning to Attend? Please call the church office at (814) 616-8939 to place your name upon our attendance list. Friends, guests, and healthcare aides are always welcome to attend, and we have room for everyone.
Next Meeting Date
Wednesday, May 20th from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Presentations include talks given by social and government agencies, community organizations, inspirtational speakers, and entertainment programs. Topics can be fun and will be relevant to our senior populations. Topics can include but will not be limited to: self defence, gardening, healthy eating, exercise, financial planning, crafts, hobbies, nature, and many more.
Fellowship & Music
We provide plenty of time for fellowship and music at TUM 50+. A large part of the program includes social interaction, time spent meeting one another, and opportunities for engagement. Musical entertainment will be from a multitude of instruments and musical genres.
Tabletop games will be available for use during our gatherings. Other games will include group interations such as a Sing-a-Long, Name That Tune, and Do You Remember. Prizes will be given away for winners of the various games we play.
Health & Wellness
Health and wellness is a major part of TUM 50+. Presentations will be given on senior wellness and mental health through various activities including healthy eating and cooking styles that seniors can do to stay healthy and strong. Exercise classes such as ballroom dancing, yoga stretch, Zumba, and chair exercises will be included during the meetings.
Food & Snacks
Snacks, coffee, and juice will be provided throughout the gatherings. Do not see your favorite food or snack? Let us know and we will provide it.
A meal will also be offered for a cost of $3.00 with donations gladly accepted.