Inspiration 2017: National Older Adult Conference (NOAC) happenings on Thursday, Sept 7, in Lake Junaluska, North Carolina.
Wednesday’s inspiration – National Older Adult Conference 2017
Inspiration 2017: National Older Adult Conference (NOAC) happenings on Wednesday, Sept 6, in Lake Junaluska, North Carolina.
Tuesday’s inspiration – National Older Adult Conference 2017
Inspiration 2017: National Older Adult Conference (NOAC) happenings on Tuesday, Sept 5 in Lake Junaluska, North Carolina
Monday’s inspiration – National Older Adult Conference 2017
Inspiration 2017: National Older Adult Conference (NOAC) happenings on Monday, Sept 4 in Lake Junaluska, North Carolina.
Support and sponsorship grows for ‘Inspiration 2017′
This is the 25th anniversary year (and 14th gathering) of the National Older Adult Conference (NOAC), and we are especially grateful for the sponsorship and leadership of denominational agencies, Fellowship of Brethren Homes communities, and other nonprofits who have an opportunity to share their mission with the conference participants.
Events at “Inspiration 2017″ (NOAC) to be live streamed
“Inspiration 2017″ will be the first National Older Adult Conference to be live-streamed on the Internet. All keynote addresses, worship services, afternoon programs, and daily Bible studies will be available to view live online through a partnership with Enten and Mary Eller and Living Stream Church of the Brethren. This is especially important for conference “alumni/ae” who are no longer able to travel to the conference location in Lake Junaluska, N.C., and who long to be part of the NOAC community.
Celebrate the generations during Older Adult Month, National Youth Sunday
Each May congregations are encouraged to celebrate the contributions of members of all generations to our life together. The first Sunday in May (May 7) is National Youth Sunday, a day when youth are engaged in planning, organizing, and leading worship. The entire month is designated as Older Adult Month, an opportunity for congregations to celebrate God’s gift of aging and the contributions of elders in our midst.
Inspiration 2017 (NOAC) announces leadership
The next National Older Adult Conference, Inspiration 2017, will be held in Lake Junaluska Conference Center, in western North Carolina, from Sept. 4-8. The theme is “Generations” from Psalm 145:4: “One generation shall laud God’s works to another and shall declare God’s mighty acts.” The theme reflects the intergenerational community that gathers at NOAC and the importance of generations engaging each other in meaningful conversations about relationships, leaving a legacy, and faith.
The 14th NOAC is being billed as “Inspiration 2017” with the theme “Generations” (Psalm 145:4). Dates are Sept. 4-8, 2017, at Lake Junaluska (N.C.) Conference and Retreat Center.
May is Older Adult Month
Youth Sunday, graduations, Pentecost, Mother’s Day, Memorial Day–May is a busy month! The Office of Intergenerational Ministries encourages congregations to also celebrate May as Older Adult Month.