In the old days, parents dropped off their youth at church for Senior Luther League. Today at Immanuel Lutheran Church, Wausau, Wis., it wouldn’t be unusual for the sons or daughters of the Luther Leaguers to bring them to church. They are, quite literally, seniors.
John Rydell assists Alma Hagen during a tropical party at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Wausau, Wis., where she has been a member all her life.
Some of the Luther Leaguers have been part of the congregation since they were young, but aging has isolated them from the church. Senior Luther League enables them to reconnect with friends, Schoenleben said.
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