Updated today, this week's nondenominational worship service is on beauty, a delightful topic for elders (and everyone else). I encourage you to use the prompts in the video to have discussions about what different people consider beautiful to their five senses -- in addition to beautiful actions, such as the woman Jesus noticed, who put … Continue reading Dementia-friendly church service: Beauty (2022)
This week's nondenominational worship service video on justice, to help commemorate Martin Luther King Jr. Day, is an update from last year. The message is shorter and communicates the same theme: In a broken world, we are called to be lights in the darkness and ambassadors of God's love, mercy, and justice. As always, this … Continue reading Dementia-friendly church service: Justice (2022)
This week's video nondenominational church service takes a look at baptism and the life-giving properties of water. As usual, the service is suitable for older adults with Alzheimer's and other dementias. Watch the 47-minute video worship service on baptism and water here. Special appearance from grandson Emmett! The very beginning of this service includes a … Continue reading Dementia-friendly church service: Baptism & water (2022) … and a special guest!
For the final week of the Advent season, my nondenominational church service focuses on Epiphany, the story of the wise men who came to worship the newborn Jesus and brought gifts of gold, frankincense, and myrrh (as recorded in Matthew 2). The interactive homily looks at the meaning of gifts. As always, this video worship … Continue reading Dementia-friendly church service: Epiphany & Gifts (2021)
Looking for a way to look forward in faith and hope? This week's nondenominational worship service takes a thoughtful look at New Year's Eve: what it represents and how we as people of faith can follow Paul's injunction to "press on." As always, this interactive video service is suitable for older adults with Alzheimer's and … Continue reading Dementia-friendly church service: New Year’s Eve (2021)