Senior Adults

MDPC has a vibrant ministry of fun, fellowship, spiritual development, and educational opportunities for all of our seniors. Whether you’re a retiree, single, married, still working, a member of MDPC or not, we welcome you to journey with us.

The Venturers at MDPC

All folks 50+ are welcome to gatherings of The Venturers at MDPC. The Venturers at MDPC is a group of people, either single or married, who meet each month for fellowship, dinner, and an informative and enriching program.

WHEN AND WHERE? During the shutdown, meetings will be held via livestream, Facebook Live, or Zoom, depending on the presenter. You'll find instructions here for each individual event.  

Annual dues are $15/person or $25/couple (September–May). Paid members receive the monthly newsletter by mail plus a Venturers directory. You may join at a meeting or by mail (click here for a Membership form) or contact Connie Whelchel at or 713-785-7701.

View Venturers' Brochure

Newsletter and Forms

May (Virtual) Event

Private Facebook Group

The Venturers' have a private Facebook Group for their members to receive information and to socialize with one another. For more information, contact Carol Ann Shipp at   or 713-965-9699.

Click here for the Facebook Group Page

Prime Timers

Prime Timers is a group of men and women, age 55 years or better, who meet monthly for fellowship, outings, and lunches. Each summer, we sponsor the showing of popular films for the whole congregation—admission, popcorn, and lemonade are all free of charge.

WHEN AND WHERE? Monthly lunches and outings are planned for (normally) the third Tuesday of the month. Check the latest Senior Adult Newsletter for details!

HOW DO I JOIN? Membership fees of only $10 are designed to defray the cost of programs. Paid members will receive a monthly newsletter and preference in trip reservations.

For more information about Prime Timers, contact Tammy Allyn (President) at   or 832-816-6254.

Encore Fellowship

ENCORE FELLOWSHIP is an MDPC group for adults of any age, gender, or marital status. Join us for various social events out and about in Houston, where participants may enjoy the fellowship of other members. Contact Betsy at for more information.

Encore Update

During this time of COVID-19, we want our members to stay focused on their health and safety. Therefore we will not be hosting events during this time, but we will be back as soon as we are able. Stay safe and healthy, and join our mailing list below to stay apprised of upcoming happenings.

For more information on Encore, contact Marsha Timby at .

Executive Board

Betsy Chalmers, Suzanne McClean, Jan Roe, Marsha Timby, and Jan Tomlinson

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