Frequently Asked Questions
Below are the most frequently asked questions here at ElderPride. We've also inluded some links that we believe will support you in your journey to age forward with grace and ease.
01 About ElderPride
Our MISSION is to provide spiritual tools for personal growth, empowerment and connection for spiritually engaged LGBTQ Seniors over Sixty.
Our PURPOSE is to awaken ALL to its spiritual magnificence.
Our VISION is a world that works for everyone; where no one is marginalized, isolated, or forgotten. Honoring that Love is Love, is Love, is Love.
02 Is ElderPride Affiliated with the Centers for Spiritual Living?
ElderPride came into existence to serve spiritually engaged LGBTQ seniors over sixty. Launched in August of 2019, Founded by Rev. Jack Elliott, ElderPride Incorporated is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. ElderPride is a Focus Ministry affiliated with the Centers for Spiritual Living. (CSL.org). We join nearly 400 other communities globally. A focus ministry is a ministry designed to serve a specific community, cause or calling.
ElderPride came into existence to serve spiritually engaged LGBTQ seniors over sixty. Launched in August of 2019, Founded by Rev. Jack Elliott, ElderPride is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. We operate under the Federal Tax Id of the Centers for Spiritual Living and hold our own EIN with the State of California.
03 Who sits on your Board?
The following directors have been appointed to serve through December 31st, 2020. They are:
Chair: Rev. Jack Elliott, Founding Spiritual Director
Treasurer: Elizabeth (Betty) Harris, RScP
Director: Richard Cagle
Director: Avery James, Executive Administrator
04 Can I become a member of ElderPride?
If you are 60 years of age or older, and you are self-identify as being LGBTQ+ (or the spouse of someone who is) then you are eligible to become an active voting member of ElderPride. Allies of the LGBTQ+ community and those under 60 who self-identify as LGBTQ+ may be a non-voting member.
05 What is a Sustaining Member?.
A sustaining member of ElderPride is someone who pledges to financially support the organization with a re-occurring gift of at least $100.00 each month.