Senior Adults


Being a part of a LIFEgroup at First Baptist Norfolk connects you with a community of people in a similar stage of life. As a senior adult, you face unique opportunities and challenges. LIFEgroups for senior adults are a way for you to continue to grow in your faith, be surrounded by people who care for one another, and serve others. Click on the link below for the latest guide. For more details and Frequently Asked Questions about LIFEgroups, click here.

Young at Heart 2019 Monthly Meetings

The Young at Heart group meets each month on the first Tuesday at 10 AM in the Fellowship Hall of our Kempsville Road Location. Each month, we spend time in the Word, pray together, have interesting speakers, time for fellowship, singing, and the occasional special feature. Lunch cost is $6 and you pay at the door. To make a reservation or for more information, please contact or phone (757) 461-3226, ext. 281.

November 5th Young at Heart Meeting

Robert Burgess Hitchings is a Norfolk native, 7th generation from this area. He attended Old Dominion University where he was an associate Biology & Environmental major. For 25 years, he was a laboratory technician with Norfolk's Utilities Water Department.

In 1992, Robert went back to college and received his degree in History from Virginia Wesleyan College. From there he received a scholarship to study at Emmanuel College at Cambridge University in England. Two years later, he was back in England studying at the Westminster College in Oxford working on his masters.

In 2000, Robert became the new Archivist/Historian for the Sargeant Memorial History Room, Kirn Library, where he looked after Norfolk's rich history. In 2014, he retired from that position. Today, he is the Archivist/Historian for the Wallace Memorial Room, (library) Norfolk County Historical Society, housed in the Chesapeake library on Cedar Road. He also serves as President of the Norfolk County Historical Society of Chesapeake, VA.

Robert is married to Ceferina Hitchings, 29 years. They have 2 sons, 2 wonderful daugher-in-laws, and a grandson who was born in November 2016.

Young at Heart Christmas Banquet tickets will be on sale. Tickets are $17.00.

Senior Council meeting in the Parlor at 12:45 PM

Young at Heart Lunch Menus 2019

Lunch cost: $6
Nov 5: Turkey with Dressing, Cranberry Sauce, Mashed Potatoes, & Gravy, Mixed Veggies, Rolls & Sweet Potato Pie

Christmas Banquet

Tuesday December 3rd, 5:30 p.m. Entertainment: Porte Town Magic Singers and Jazz Band. Doors open at 5:15. DInner served at 5:30. Entertainment starts at 7:00.

Menu: Entrée choices are: Prime rib with baked potato or stuffed chicken over rice, served with whole petite string beans, shrimp cocktail, rolls, beverages & desserts.

Cost of ticket: $17.00. Ticket sales begin Tuesday, November 5th and ends Sunday, November 24th.

YOUNG AT HEART Master's Choir

Contact: Harvey Martin (757) 363-7616. This group meets every Tuesday — 1:15 PM Adult Choir Room. The Master's Choir enjoys ministering in nursing homes to shut-ins, church services and wherever invited.


Contact: Ann Reed Click Here to Email or contact person listed under opportunity.


Team Member Applications for 2019 are now being accepted by Missions Office at (757) 461-3226 ext. 230. Date: 2019 TBD.

YOUNG AT HEART Linus Blanket Project

Contact: Joyce Harrington Click Here to Email Make blankets and quilts for babies and small children in the hospital.


Contact: Bill Motley Click Here to Email. Bring donations to Young at Heart meetings the first Tuesday of each month for pick-up the same day.


Contact: Sharon and Donn Havice, Trip Coordinator Click Here to Email

Please note all dates and itineraries are tentative until the contracts are finalized with our transportation company.

Date: November 20-22
Trip: Asheville, NC
Itinerary: Christmas at the Biltmore & More - 2 nights and 3 days

Information is available at the Information Desk in the Lobby & Church Office.


Pictures from Senior Adult Summer Camp 2019

August 5-7



why am I here? why do I need God?


First Baptist Norfolk

312 Kempsville Road
Norfolk, VA 23502

(757) 461-3226

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