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"Stewardship of Retirement"

Retirement for most of us describes about one-third of our lives. Yet for many, planning for it seldom goes beyond questions of adequate income, a keen anticipation of some things we won't have to do anymore and a vague notion of leisure. These things are essential but life is much more.

The "Stewardship of Retirement" Seminar was led by Immanuel parishioner The Rev. Dr. Francis H. Wade at Immanuel on September 27, 2014. Participants included both those contemplating retirement and those already retired. A series of break-out sessions drilled down on the issues of leaving one pattern of life and establishing a new one.

The first video below is the introduction by Dr. Wade.  Below that are shorter videos of his comments preceding each of the break-out sessions.

 

   "Righteousness"
   "Forgiveness"
   "Satisfactions"
   Satisfactions workshop
   "Transitions"
   Exercise:  imagining the floorplan of your ideal retirement home
   "The important people in your life"
   Closing psalms and prayers