Smock Senior Ministries is a Presbyterian ministry of congregations in Indiana to enhance health, education, welfare and happiness for older adults. The services and programs are made possible due to the legacy that Frank and Laura Smock bequeathed for Presbyterian Seniors who live in the State of Indiana. The office is located on the third floor. Executive Director: Rev. William Haworth, 426-7421 ext 131.
Register and pay for Presby Day Meals and/or Trips here.
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Every third Thursday in McKay Hall from 10am to 1pm. Presbyterians and their friends meet for spiritual growth, education, fellowship, lunch, and total life enrichment. Lunch is $5. Call the office by preceding Monday for a reservation, 426-7421 X-132
November 16 program - "Johnny Appleseed: The Good News from Heaven" - David Dew. Meal is a Thanksgiving dinner.
Holiday Presby Day - Sunday, December 3 - Theater performance of Dickens A Christmas Carol, with dessert in McKay Hall following show. (Reservations by November 29)
Lifelong Learning Institute
Class sessions are taught by professionals in their field of expertise and held over a period of 4 consecutive Tuesdays. Classes run for 90 minutes, and begin at 10:30am.Contact the SMOCK office for information on future offerings. 426-7421, Ext. 132.
Tuesday, October 3 – Redeeming Conflicts as Christians in the Home/Family – Angie Briner
Tuesday, October 10 – Redeeming Conflicts as Christians in the Church – Angie Briner
Tuesday, October 17 – Understanding and Responding to Dementia & Alzheimer’s in our Families and Friendships – Rev. Sue Babovec
Tuesday, October 24 – Dealing with Dementia and Alzheimer’s in the Church – Rev. Sue Babovec
Note: The current 3B class will meet only on Fridays through November 17
A life-time fitness class geared toward flexibility, balance and strengthening of those muscles we use every day. 3B classes meet in McKay Hall on Mon., Wed., and Fri., from 1:30-2:30pm. All senior adults over 50 years old are invited and welcome. Class limited to 30. Please call 426-7421, ext.131 to sign up. The free classes consist of both men and women (varied in age) and are full of fun, fellowship, and fitness exercises. The focus is holistic, using tried and true physical therapy movements, healthy brain exercises, and encouraging spiritual, emotional, and social experiences in each class gathering.
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 - Remaining 2017
Wednesday, November 1, Christmas in Paradise - Shipshewana Blue Gate Theater 9:30am $55 - lunch included (SMOCK 260-426-7421 x-132)
Wednesday, December 13, Christmas at Beef and Boards in Indianapolis $79 - lunch buffet included (American Heritage 260-493-4124)
Medicare Prescription (Part "D") Assistance
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.
Email for Seniors
Periodic instruction for using E-mail and computers.