Senior Adult Ministry
Every second Thursday of the month
6:00pm – 8:00pmCategory: Senior Adults Adults
Senior Adult Ministry Monthly Meeting (55+)
6:00 p.m.- March 8 in Fellowship Hall. Matt McGaugh will speak about spring garden planting. Meal: bring your favorite salad, anything from a green salad to a taco salad. Also, we will sing! Bring three “gardening” items you have around your house to swap (please don't buy anything) such as gloves, seeds, plants or anything your imagination comes up with. Bring three items, and leave with three items.
Biographical Info for Matt McGaugh
Matthew Ray McGaugh was born in El Dorado on May 15, 1972. He was reared in El Dorado until he was about 12 years of age. His Dad was transferred to Ruston where Matt finished high school. During Matt's senior year at Ruston High School, his Dad began another job in Mississippi, and at the end of his senior year, his family moved to Vicksburg Mississippi. Matt attended Hinds Community College in Raymond, MS, and earned his Associate’s Degree in Landscape Management.
After graduating in December of 1996 from Hinds Community College, his family moved back to Ruston where he began working for Twin Oaks Nursery. During his eight years at Twin Oaks, Matt managed landscape maintenance crews, and in 2003 he started his own landscaping business. In his business Matt created beautiful landscapes, built decks, made walkways, built water features, built retaining walls, installed irrigation systems, and so much more.
In 2008 Matt was asked to help judge a collegiate landscape competition in California. For this competition, college students from all over the United States who were studying in the landscape program were able to come and utilize their skills to compete in a variety of landscape events. Matt has judged competitions over the last 10 years and enjoys sharing his knowledge with these students. In 2012 Matt closed his business and began working for O'Neal’s Farm and Garden where he maintained all of the green houses. While there he created beautiful mixed baskets and grew huge ferns and annual