Senior Adults


Our group is made up of adults in their 60s and up. Some may call these the sunset years, but we know every day is a new beginning with God. He promises us, “They will still yield fruit in old age; they shall be full of sap and very green” (Psalm 92:14). Join us to find a loving community and renewed life and spirit in the Lord!

Events & Activities

Walter Murphy Sunday Class. Named after one of Skyland’s former pastors, our class provides a place to learn about God’s Word and belong to a caring group. Members range in age from their 50s to 80s. Dr. Jim Pirkle teaches the class using Cokesbury literature and other inspirational material. Our quarterly socials provide an opportunity for additional fellowship.

  • Location: 2nd Floor, Chapel, Room 220
  • Time: Sundays 10 a.m.

Friendship Sunday Class. Class members are in their 70s and 80s, though all ages are welcome. We teach using Cokesbury literature to help us focus on God and reflect on personal, family and community concerns. Our class supports several missions as well as the prayer and financial needs of others.

  • Location: 2nd Floor, Parlor, Room 215
  • Time: Sundays 10 a.m.

Sky Angels. Enjoy good food and lively entertainment? Then join Sky Angels for our quarterly fellowship events! We start with a covered dish luncheon featuring food from some of Skyland’s best cooks. Afterward, singers, dance troupes or other performers entertain the group. Contact Wanda Miller for details.

  • Location: 1st Floor, Dining Room, Room 105
  • Time: 2nd Thursday in March, June, September and December at 11:30 a.m.

Adult Bible Study. These Bible studies are targeted to women, but men are welcome too. Offered fall through spring on Tuesday mornings and Sunday nights, studies last 10 weeks and provide a personal study experience in addition to weekly group sessions. Past studies have included the Patriarchs, Psalms, Gideon and more. Nursery is provided for the Tuesday morning study. Contact Cathy Wages to sign up.

  • Location: 1st Floor, Room 108
  • Time: Sundays 6 p.m. or Tuesdays 9:30 a.m.

Martha Pirkle Circle Bible Study. If you want to study the Bible and enjoy the company of fellow Christians, come to the Martha Pirkle Circle. Our group is made up of women in their 60s to 80s, but everyone is welcome. We begin with fellowship and light refreshments, then have a time of Bible study led by Mary Freeman.

  • Location: 1st Floor, Dining Room, Room 105
  • Time: 3rd Thursday of each month at 10 a.m.

Wednesday Night Bible Study. Our weekly pastor’s teaching series is for all ages. This in-depth teaching provides greater perspective and grounding in Scripture for how to live a Christian life. Our current study focuses on the Book of Acts. Come learn about the early church, travel with Paul on his missionary journeys, and explore the power of the Holy Spirit!

  • Location: 1st Floor, Room 108
  • Time: Wednesdays 6:45-8 p.m.
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