Elderhood: The Great Fullness of Life

Our sermon will focus on what it means to be grateful for being an Elder in today’s world. How can our wisdom of Elderhood serve us and our fellowship? How can we express our great fullness, our lived experiences and our celebration of life at this stage of our lives?

We shall consider redefining the meaning of aging and we will examine our prejudices around ageism.

We express our gratitude to SUUF Member Michael Steele, along with Carolyn Kavanagh, Tanya Mayer, and Paul Friedman, who stepped in to present this service in Reverend Anthony’s place.

“Now Is the Accepted Time” by W.E.B. Dubois

Now is the accepted time, not tomorrow, not some more convenient season.

It is today that our best work can be done and not some future day or future year.

It is today that we fit ourselves for the greater usefulness of tomorrow.

Today is the seed time, now are the hours of work, and tomorrow comes the harvest and the playtime.