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  • Writer's pictureDebbie Thrower

Omega course on the meaning of later life

Updated: Apr 14, 2021

How to handle the changes of later years with hope and dignity.

For all of us life is a journey. From the womb to the tomb, we journey through life creating relationships, forging memories and amassing possessions. The Bible says:

I will be your God throughout your lifetime – until your hair is white with age. I made you, and I will care for you. I will carry you along and save you Isaiah 46:4

For each one of us to continue to have a purpose and bear fruit is really important.

This course is designed to help us focus on the home straight and enable us to finish well.

Join a weekly 6-session, interactive course on Zoom including:

  • What does it mean to grow old?

  • How can I embrace the increasing changes in later life?

  • What do I have to look forward to?

  • What would I like on my tombstone?

  • What will be my legacy?

Who is it for?: 'Older people'; to explore the many opportunities of our later years, but also addressing some of the more challenging realities of ageing.

When?: Monday afternoons, 2–3.30pm, 10, 17 and 24 May and 7, 14 and 21 June 2021

Where: On Zoom – from the comfort of your own homes!

Link to be sent the week before the course commences

Cost?: Free, but organisers suggest a donation to cover administration and Guest Manual would be appreciated. Their account is:

Lloyds bank account: Sort code: 30-99-08; Account number: 23403660

Cheques posted to: 59 Brookvale Road, Southampton SO17 1QS.

How to Book: email

or call 07535 164014 giving your name and contact information

One of the great gifts of Christian spirituality is its encouragement to pause, take a moment for thought and to reflect deeply on what matters most. The Omega Course does just this: it creates a space for us to pause and to think about later life and the story we want to tell through our days. I commend it to you. Jonathan Frost, Dean of York (formerly Bishop of Southampton)



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