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 1pm. 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
June 15 program - "Remembering the Holocaust" - Erin White
July 20 program - "How Can We Keep from Singing?: Hymns We Love" - Dr. Chelsea Vaught
Note: Due to carpet replacement in McKay Hall there will be no Presby Day in August.
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.
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.
Summer 3B began June 12, 2017 and ends on Friday, July 28, 2017. It’s a seven week session. We meet on Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 1:30—2:30 p.m. (with the Walking Club beforehand from 1:00—1:25 p.m.) Instructors are Rev. Haworth, Shirley Sona and Rev. Luther Strasen. Please join us!
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 - 2017
Wednesday, May 31, Tincaps Baseball Game, 11:05am. $9 (SMOCK 426-7421 x-132)
Thursday, June 22, Wagon Wheel Playhouse "Footloose." $45, includes lunch. (SMOCK 260-426-7421 x-132)
Thursday, July 6, Pontoon Journey on the Three Rivers. 5:30, 6:30, and 7:30pm $12 (SMOCK 426-7421 x-132)
July 31-Aug 4, Eureka Springs - Great Passion Play - Arkansas, S&S Travel 1-888-262-4423
Tuesday August 1, Tincaps Baseball Gane, 12:05pm. $9 (SMOCK 260-426-7421 x-132)
Wednesday, August 15, Forks of the Wabash, $6 (SMOCK 260-426-7421 x-132)
Wednesday, September 13, Sechler's Pickles and Spangler Candy, 9am $10 (SMOCK 260-426-7421 x-132)
Thursday, October 12, Sister Act - Amish Actes, Nappanee, 10:30am $45 (SMOCK 260-426-7421 x-132)
Friday, October 13, Friday the 13th Mystery Tour $79 (American Heritage 260-493-4124)
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
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.
Email for Seniors
Periodic instruction for using E-mail and computers.