GOLDEN CROSS Senior Ministries is celebrating its 25th year in ministry this year.  Serving approximately 2200 seniors in twenty-nine affordable independent living and two assisted living communities throughout West TN, Murray KY and Jonesboro AR.  GOLDEN CROSS Senior Ministries mission is to enhance the life of all seniors served by Wesley Living and the support of your congregation has helped to transform lives of seniors, one need at a time. 

There are several exciting happenings coming up this year and they hope that you and your congregation will join them in continuing to care for seniors. 

They are also kicking off “25 Days of Giving “beginning Sunday May 1, 2022 where they are asking donors to make a commitment of $19 per month to GOLDEN CROSS Senior Ministries over the next 25 months.  This can be done through the website, direct mail or contacting Kristi Owens at 901-213-1930 or

100% of all donations made to GOLDEN CROSS Senior Ministries (unless otherwise marked) directly benefit the needs of seniors this much needed ministry faithfully serves.  Donations are never used to cover any operational cost.  Your generosity has helped assist 26 seniors individual needs, 14 of which moved into a Wesley Living community from a homeless situation.  In those cases, GOLDEN CROSS Senior Ministries provides seniors with a “Move In Kit,” composed of everything needed to start over in life to set up a household, from dishes and bedding to cleaning supplies and towels; GOLDEN CROSS can also assist with new basic furniture items, helping to make seniors’ transaction a little easier.  GOLDEN CROSS Senior Ministries also provides funding for community recreation and social activities encouraging residents to remain active and engaged. 

Mark your calendars for the 22nd Annual GOLDEN CROSS Golf Classic held at Windyke Country Club in Memphis on Thursday, September 8, 2022 with an 8:00 AM and 1:00 PM flight and lunch served in between.  There are numerous sponsorship levels and team slots open with more details to come. 

Thank you for your love, prayers, and faithful support over the past 25 years and for all you continue to do to ensure GOLDEN CROSS Senior Ministries and the seniors they serve live their golden years with safety, dignity, love, and activities to help promote a healthy well-rounded lifestyle. 

Here is a link to the new GOLDEN CROSS Senior Ministries video  ( for you to share with your congregations, friends, family, neighbors and anyone who may want to learn more about how they can help transform lives one need at time.


Submitted by Kristi Henson Owens, Executive Director, GOLDEN CROSS Senior Ministries