Smock Senior Ministries is a Presbyterian ministry of Presbyterian congregations in Indiana to enhance health, education, welfare and happiness for older adults. It exists because of the beneficence of Frank and Laura Smock. The office is located on the third floor. Executive Director: Rev. William Haworth, 426-7421 ext 131.
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Every third Thursday in McKay Hall from 10am to 2pm. Presbyterians and their friends meet for spiritual growth, education, fellowship, lunch, and total life enrichment. Lunch is $5. Call the office for a reservation, 426-7421 X-132
April 16 - "A Heart of Compassion" - Rescue Mission, Everyone a Neighbor Day, United Faith Thrift Store
3B (formerly Body Recall)
2015 Winter Session of 3 B(body, brain & belief) started on Monday, January 5, 2015 and ends on Friday, March 20, 2015. 3 B classes meet in McKay Hall on Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 1:30-2:30. Come and join the exercise class led by Rev. William R. Haworth.
Provides volunteer drivers to transport older and shut-in Presbyterians for medical appointments, limited shopping, 3B classes, and Presby-Days. Please call the Weekday Transportation Coordinator (Bonnie Moore, 432-1325) at least 48 hours before your appointment or transportation need. Please limit the Smock volunteer drivers to do no more than a 3-hour wait from pickup to return pickup.
Tours and Entertainment - 2015
Tuesday, April 14 - The Last Potluck Supper, Honeywell Center, Wabash, Indiana - Buffet and 3:00pm Show - $36.00 - via Smock Bus
Saturday, April 25 - David Pendleton, Ventriloquest - Blue Gate Theater, Shipshewana, Indiana - Lunch and 1:00pm Show - $40.00 - via Smock Bus
Thursday, May 14 - Maple Wood Nature Center - LaGrange County Park - Storyteller, Lunch, Winery Stop - $25.00 - via Smock Bus
Wednesday, May 27 - Tincaps Baseball Game - Parkview Field, 11:05am - $9.00
Tuesday, June 23 - One Day Mystery Trip - S & S Travel - $tba
Wednesday, July 1 - Tincaps Baseball Game - Parkview Field, 1:05pm - $9.00
Thursday, July 9 - "Bye Bye Birdie" - Wagonwheel Theater, Warsaw, Indiana - Lunch at Boathouse Restaurant and 2:00pm Show - S & S Travel - $tba
Tuesday, July 21 - South Bend Treasures - S & S Travel - $tba
Thursday, August 20 - "Little Women" - Wagonwheel Theater, Warsaw, Indiana - Lunch at Boathouse Restaurant and 2:00pm Show - S & S Travel - $tba
Tues-Fri, September 8-11 - Washington, DC - S & S Travel - $tba
Tues-Fri, September 15-18 - Mackinac Island/Thunder Bay - S & S Travel - $tba
Thursday, October 1 - "Smoke on the Mountain" - Amish Acres, Nappanee, Indiana - Dinner and 2:00pm Show - $47.00 - via Smock Bus
Thursday, October 8 - Elkhar - Fall Flower/ Floral Quilt Designs - Wellfield Botanical Gardens - $tba - via Smock Bus
Wed-Thurs, October 28-29 - West Baden/French Lick - S & S Travel - $tba
Thursday, November 12 - Peabody Retirement Community, North Manchester, Indiana - Tour and Lunch - via Smock Bus
Sunday, December 6 - "The Santaland Diaries" - First Presbyterian Theater - 2:00pm Show and Dessert - $5.00
Saturday, December 12 - "Yuletide with Sandi Patty" - Indianapolis - S & S Travel - $tba
Coordinator: Caroline Linsenmayer, 434-4484
Medicare Prescription (Part "D") Assistance
Two computers are now available for online searching for best plan to meet needs of specific medications. A trained counselor will guide you through the process. Make a list of your medications and dosage, and then call the Smock office for an appointment (426-7421 X-131).
Health Equipment Lending Program
Basic health care equipment is available for loan to Presbyterians, their families and friends when needed. Call Smock Senior Ministries, 426-7421 X-131
ï»¿ï»¿Financial Resources & Planning
Qualified persons are available to assist with financial planning, government regulations, and long term care and insurance matters. Contact: Gary Stebbins, Coordinator, 625-6257
Email for Seniors
Periodic instruction for using E-mail and computers. Contact Lisa Yarian 426-7421.