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March 2018

Webinar: The Fellowship of Kindred Minds: Collaborative Pastoral Care with People with Intellectual Disabilities

March 21, 2018 @ 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

People with intellectual disabilities have been called by God to offer their gifts and talents to the ministries of faith communities--including the communities' caring ministries. Like their typically-functioning brothers and sisters in Christ, Christians with intellectual disabilities have been called to both give and receive pastoral support and care. What might a ministry of truly collaborative pastoral care look like in a faith community? Drawing on her recent book on the subject, Anna Kate Shurley will consider how person-centered practices…

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April 2018

JOY! A Disability Conference

April 6, 2018 @ 6:00 PM - April 7, 2018 @ 4:00 PM

This is a two-day conference to help equip churches and anyone affected by or passionate about disability to become IRRESISTIBLE to people affected by disability—Join pastors, disability ministry leaders, volunteers, those in the disability field, parents and caregivers. This conference will help all of those affected by disability to become more connected and educated. Friday night will begin with worship alongside Christopher Duffley, as well as an introduction with our Keynote Speaker, Emily Colson. Saturday, join us for keynote speakers,…

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Building Community Bridges: Conversations on Disability

April 11, 2018 - April 12, 2018
Methodist Theological School in Ohio, 3081 Columbus Pike
Delaware, OH 43015 United States
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Even among faith communities committed to social justice, issues around disability can be overlooked. Spanning two days, this workshop features public lectures, a panel with self-advocates and their families, and breakout sessions with experts in the field. Methodist Theological School in Ohio

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Webinar: One Seminary’s Initiative: The Graduate Certificate in Disability and Ministry at Western Theological Seminary

April 18, 2018 @ 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

How can the human experience of disability be appreciated as a category of critical inquiry for reimagining ministerial formation? Disability studies views disability as both an unsurprising aspect of human diversity and as a social construction. By attending to the construction of disability and the experiences and perceptions of people with disabilities, students and professors can gain perspectives that will enrich and perhaps transform Christian theology and ministry. Join us and hear how WTS is abling graduate theological education. Presenter:…

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Disability Ministry Conference

April 28, 2018 @ 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Calvary Church, 1010 N. Tustin Avenue
Santa Ana, CA 92705 United States
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Advancing Quality Disability Ministry by Coming Together to Learn, Connect & Collaborate.

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