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Shirley Bergman

Dr. Shirley Bergman is the founding director of the Lutheran Institute on Aging and Family, located on the campus of Concordia University, Nebraska. In addition to founding the Lutheran Institute on Aging and Family, Dr. Bergman founded the Lutheran Education Center on Aging in 1983. Dr. Bergman is also a Certified Family Life Educator, a member of the Synodical Commission on Theology and Church Relations, and the mother of four.

Graying and Greening of the Church 2/1/2004
  Generally, many youth workers do not think of connecting intergenerationally to enhance youth programming, but youth are shown to benefit from finding older role models in their congregations. This article takes a close look at the current generations of youth and older adults to show the need to connect these generations in service to and with one another.

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