Training and development resources, plus other related services, for those thinking about or going into retirement

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A long-term missionary couple who returned from overseas to retire after many years of service were later asked 'What one piece of advice would you give to new mission workers leaving for the field?' Their answer was 'Buy a House'. They had made no provision for housing in their retirement...
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Recently a retired missionary said 'I wish I had been told earlier that I should plan and save for my long term future'. Becoming a missionary or a church worker is a wonderful calling, but it doesn't mean that we should forget about our future. After all, Paul continued tent making...
  • AfterWorkNet

    AfterWorkNet's mission is to help actively retired Christians live life to the full, to help them explore areas of service and to understand what discipleship means in this phase of their lives.
  • Faith in Later Life

    Faith in Later Life is sponsored by five Christian charities who all work with older people. Together, we collectively have more than 750 years experience, and have a shared mission to help churches and individual Christians to engage more effectively with older people.

    Between us, the five charities impact the lives of thousands of older people through churches, in the community, and in residential homes.

    We share our extensive expertise in training and educating throughout the UK. Through this website we want to bring together all the best resources that serve and empower older Christians as well as reaching older people in wider communities, that all older people may live fulfilled lives.

  • Gainsborough House, Dorset

    Gainsborough House retirement centre is a community of friendly/caring people; we aim to be a welcoming place for everyone.
    Tel: 01702 342059
    Location: Sherborne, Dorset
  • Pilgrims' Friend Society

    At Pilgrims’ Friend Society we support older people to live fulfilled later lives in our residential care homes and independent living housing schemes.
    Tel: 0300 303 1403
    Location: Southwark, London
  • Westerley Christian Care Homes

    Westerley Christian Care Homes are operated by the charity and company limited by guarantee, The Leaders of Worship and Preachers Homes (LWPHomes).
    Tel: 01702 342059
    Location: Westcliff on Sea, Essex