Shady Grove United Methodist Church -- Mechanicsville
Friday, February 22, 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 -- February 12 at 10:30 p.m. Room G110, The program will be a DVD of the very funny Christian comedian, Jeanne Robertson. Please bring a covered dish to share. Contact Pat Webb at 804-730- 8398 for more information.
Senior Adult Activity Time -- February 28, 12:30 p.m. Room G114, We will see the movie “Hachi A Dog’s Tale.” Bring a sandwich; chips, dessert, and water will be provided. Contact Pat Webb at 804-730-8398 for information.
Upcoming Events and Trips 
The Senior Adults will be going to lunch on Sunday, February 10 at Pickle Barrel Restaurant. Contact Karin Nelson at or 804-746-9073 by Wednesday, February 6 for reservation. Cost is $5. Lunch is on your own.  
If you would like more information about our Senior Adult Ministries, please contact Mary Sue Swann, Minister with Seniors at 804-746-9073 or
Senior Adult Outing -- Join the Senior Aults on Sunday, February 24, after church, for lunch at Lidia’s Ristorante Italiano (Rutland Shopping Center), and the “Ring of Fire - Johnny Cash Musical” at Glen Allen Cultural Arts Center at 2:30 p.m. Cost for transportation, lunch and show ticket is $35.00. Only 13 tickets available so please contact Karin Nelson in the church office at 804-746-9073 or to make your reservation ASAP.  Please make your lunch selection from the menu Karin will have available. Money is due when reservation is made. Deadline for reservations is Friday, February 15. 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).