The effervescent Silverstones of Cornerstone UMC was organized approximately twenty years ago underRev. Joe Connerly, pastor. The purpose was to provide a forum for information sharing, service, mission,spiritual an inspirational growth, fellowship and fun.Meetings are held twice a month. Each fellowship includes an inspirational message, biblical passage,informational topic, along with a bit of humor. The meetings conclude with a tasty nutritional lunch prepared by one of the groups of members showcasing their culinary skills.Membership is comprised of young energetic men and women between the ages of 50 – 94. As an outreach ministry, membership is open to members of Cornerstone UMC and several other affiliations throughout metro New Orleans.The Silverstones value and emphasize their ministries in its outreach missions of support of nursing homes; disaster survivors; feeding the less fortunate/homeless; and support of all ministries ofCornerstone UMC. Members and others exhibit their theatrical talent in many religious themedproductions held at Cornerstone UMC. The Silverstones have a passion for ‘Out and About’ activities.
They love to travel and visit others locally,nationally and internationally. These travels include: nursing homes, museums, restaurants, concerts,churches, and live theater performances. Modes of travel include motor coaches, AMTRAK, cruise shipsand air travel.The greatest impact of the Silverstones on the church community is the involvement, respect, and appreciation of the ‘seniors’ as they work and lead by example to make ‘Disciples of Jesus Christ for theTransformation of the World.’ All seniors are encouraged and welcome to become members of the Silverstones