Shady Grove United Methodist Church -- Mechanicsville
Sunday, May 19, 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, May 14 at 10:30 a.m. Our program will be Kitty’s Kids and a sing along with Nancy Carver. 
Covenant Woods Tea -- Wednesday, May 22 at 2:00 p.m. All are invited to fellowship with our members who reside at Covenant Woods. Set-up begins at 1:00 p.m. in the Multi-Purpose Room at Covenant Woods. Donations of cookies, cheese, and fruit can be brought to the church office kitchen on Tuesday, May 21. We appreciate all help. Contact Ilona Waggoner at or 609-760-8894 for information.
Game Time -- Thursday, May 23 at 12:30 p.m. in Room G114 (The Senior Center)
Join us in fellowship together for game time. Please bring a sandwich. Chips, water, and dessert will be provided. Contact Pat Webb at 804-730-8398 for information.
Upcoming Events and Trips 
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 804-370-0649 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).