Shady Grove United Methodist Church -- Mechanicsville
Sunday, April 21, 2019
growing together

Senior Adults

Shady Grove has a very active senior adult ministry.
Led by the Senior Adult Council, seniors at Shady Grove
  • Participate in monthly Mechanicsville Fellowship Club luncheons and programs
  • Hold an activity time on the 4th Thursday of every month (January - June and September - October), activities include playing games or watching movies
  • Host a Senior Adult luncheon once a quarter in the gym (March, June, September, & December)
  • Host teas at Covenant Woods Retirement Community
  • Take bus trips in state and out of state
  • Gather for a monthly "Lunch Bunch" outing
  • Attend local theatre productions 

Weekly and Monthly Opportunities
Fit for Seniors -- Mondays and Fridays at 10:00 a.m. in the Elective Room
Sandra Smith:  “My physical therapist wanted to know exactly what kinds of exercises we were doing in Fit, and she was very pleased with what we do.  She said these exercises will firm our cores which in turn strengthens our backs.  The shoulder exercises are excellent also for our rotator cuffs.”  Contact Bonnie Kincaid at 804-746-8825 or for more information.
Mechanicsville Fellowship Club -- Tuesday, March 12 at 10:30 a.m. – Mary Sue Swann, Minister with Seniors, will present a special program.  Contact Pat Webb at 804-8398 for more information.
Senior Adult Activity Time --Thursday, March 14 @ 11:30 in the Gym – Guest Speaker John Bernier, Channel 8 Meteorologist.  Bring a canned or packaged food for the food bank.  RSVP to Karin Nelson at 804-746-9073 or  (they listed a March 8 deadline date but I don’t think we should put that).
Upcoming Events and Trips 
Covenant Woods Tea – Wednesday, March 27 from 3:00 to 4:00 pm in the Covenant Woods Traditions Dining Room.  Cookies, cheese, and fruit are appreciated.  Your goodies can be brought to the church office kitchen at Shady Grove on Tuesday, March 26.  For information, contact Ilona Waggoner at or 609-760-8894. 
Noah – Stage to Screen Production at Regal Virginia Center on Thursday, April 11 at 6:30 p.m.  This is a wonderful opportunity to experience this exclusive stage-to-screen production filmed before a live audience.  The cost is $16.50 for the show and trip expenses.  The bus will leave church at 5:30 p.m.  Sign up with Karin Nelson at 804-746-9073 or  For questions, contact Margaret Getz at 804-239-8998 or
Trip to Pigeon Forge, Gatlinburg, TN and the Biltmore Estate in NC -- Monday, November 11 through Friday, November 15, 2019.  Come experience a trip to these exciting places and enjoy fun, fellowship, and the beauty of the Smokey Mountains.  Watch the church bulletin and the upcoming April Messenger for all details including cost.  For questions, contact Margaret Getz at 804-239-8998 or

Senior Adult Inclement Weather Policy Notice:  The Senior Adults have decided that if Hanover County schools are put on a two hour delay or are closed, Senior Adult activities for that day will be canceled. (Note, this does not include Pickleball which runs on its own schedule).