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Generations Crossing unites youth and seniors

In partnership with the Kilmarnock Museum and Commonwealth Senior Living (CSL), the youth of Irvington Baptist Church (IBC) in May participated in Generations Crossing.

The program began with a grant written by Twila Lee, a Kilmarnock Museum volunteer, and funded by Grace Episcopal Church. The concept of Generations Crossing was to build relationships among generations and to develop an understanding of each other’s generation.

Lee approached IBC youth director Hazel Farmer to determine if the youth would be interested and Farmer, along with youth workers Karen Burke and Patsy Conkle, were immediately interested. The IBC youth have a group that meets every Wednesday evening called ACT UP, Allowing Christ To Unite People.

“ACT UP has been meeting every Wednesday for over 20 years and each generation brings so much….

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