Adult Lutherans Organized for Action EncourAGING and Equipping Congregations for Older Adult Ministry
PO Box 4367, Clearwater, Florida, 33758Hans Springer, Executive Director800-930-2562

ALOA is a nationwide resource to the church focused on strengthening ministry by, with and for older adults. Effects of the current Age Wave, a surging demographic population explosion, have major implications for every congregationo. ALOA offers practical resources, ideas and multi-media tools to help congregations support and expand ministry to this important group. Updated information and market intelligence is added regularly to reflect the expanding knowledge base of later life stanges and the aging process. ALOA is a Recognized Service Organization of The Lutheran Church - Missouri Synod.

Older Adults & ALOA

Get to know ALOA and how we encourages ministry by, with and for older adults.

Inside ALOA

Learn what ALOA does and how we serve older adults in congregations.

ALOA Newsletter

Our most recent issue features recent research into a growing demographic called early old age. It's defined by the pastor who conducted the research as the years immediately following retirement, as he explores this unique segment and what it means for ministry in our churches. Our website has past issues covering a wide range of topics, including resilient aging, social isolation and supporting caregivers.

ALOA Webinars

Our upcoming webinars include Dementia 101 for Congregations and a roundtable on Engaging Older Adults in Ministry. Read about this free resource and our archive of past topics.

Faith Stories™: Sharing Your Journey with Jesus

Explore a practical plan for helping older adults share their faith and life journey with others

Lutherhostel in October

Join us for our annual Lutherhostel in Stewartville, Minnesota, for a week of bible study, worship, reflection and fellowship.

Travel with ALOA: Oberammergau

There's still time to join a group from ALOA on an 11-day tour that begins in Italy and leads up to the Oberammergau Passion Play. Find out more and register!

Dementia 101 for Congregations

Find out how congregations can support those who struggle with memory loss, along with those who care for them. Includes physical, practical and spiritual aspects.