About Rev. Rebecca S. King

Having served as pastor at Community UCC in Fort Seneca, Ohio for three and a half years, Rev. Becky King currently serves as the chaplain at Fairhaven Community in Upper Sandusky, Ohio and as the dean of chaplains at United Church Homes.

Recent Blog Posts

Handprints of Love

By Rev. Rebecca S. King  •  September 17, 2020

Twenty years ago, Fairhaven Community, the senior living community I currently serve, began a program with Disney designed to highlight teamwork and service. As part of..

Making Room for Celebrating Older Adults

By Rev. Rebecca S. King  •  July 17, 2020

Older Adults Are Amazing People I am going to let you in on a secret that I have known since I was a child: older adults are amazing people! When I was younger, I..

Dear 2020 Graduate...

By Rev. Rebecca S. King  •  June 05, 2020

2020 SPRING GRADUATIONS Graduation. Coming from a root word meaning “step,” it is a time to celebrate the work a student has completed in order to move on with the next..

Hope Is Not Canceled

By Rev. Rebecca S. King  •  April 24, 2020

Hope Found in an Ancient Song In mid-March, as the COVID-19 pandemic moved closer to home, I walked around the Life Plan Community I serve to talk with residents about..

Lenten Series: Sticks and Stones

By Rev. Rebecca S. King  •  March 27, 2020

Many of us may remember the adage from our childhood, “sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me.” What we may have learned along the way is..

When Old Is New Series -- Older Adults Providing Fresh Insight on Aging

By Rev. Rebecca S. King  •  January 30, 2020

Advent Series – Peace

By Rev. Rebecca S. King  •  December 12, 2019

Got Peace? What Brings Older Adults Peace — A Conversation Peace. Throughout the Advent season, as our journey brings us closer to Christmas Eve, many Christian churches..

Thanksgiving: Shining Light and Gratitude on Communities Who Care for Their Older Adults

By Rev. Rebecca S. King  •  November 21, 2019

Love Thy Neighbor: A True Story There once was an older adult who lived alone. He was not married and never had any children. His extended family did not live close by..

Staying Connected: Older Adults and the Use of Social Media

By Rev. Rebecca S. King  •  September 12, 2019

MY MOM’S STORY My mom was born in Ohio but moved to Indiana the summer before her third-grade year commenced. In their community in Indiana, my grandparents maintained..