Older Adult Ministries

A Covenanted Ministry of the Missouri Mid-South Conference

Ministry Purpose

To provide support, guidance and direction

for the activities of MMS in enhancing involvement and resources for older adult church members and their community as they age,

for MMS congregations.

Click Here for Age Friendly Congregations

to learn about NEW CHHSM Curriculum

Committee Members

Joyce Bathke, Eastern Assn. - Ministry Chair

Leora Bremer, Parish Nurse, Western Assn.

Cindy Moeller, Eastern Assn.

Donna Smith-Pupillo Deaconess Faith Nurses,

St Louis Assn.

Linda Stoecklin, Deaconess Faith Nurses,

St Louis Assn.

Donna Kendrick Philips, St Louis Assn.

Jan Aerie, St Louis Assn.

NEW!  The Hands of Anna Paulson - by by Kathleen O’Keefe Reed Click Here to READ & DOWNLOAD A COPY

Services & Advocacy

Faith Nurses is featured in the spotlight of the St Louis Daughters of Charity for their advocacy work with low income older adults

Missouri Health Care for All is an action and advocacy group:


Every county in each state has an area office on aging

which is a resource for all individuals, groups, centers and services:

Missouri Department of Health & Senior Services includes contact info and a map of the area offices on aging:

Click here to download a copy of the Missouri Area Agencies on Aging

Click here for transportation options at low or no cost, scroll down to “Transportation” and click on your area