January 17 - Incomplete Without You: The Church and People With Disabilities

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Calling all disability advocates, families and people with disabilities, church leaders, pastoral care teams, and more: don’t miss this opportunity to learn with Erik Carter about moving from barriers to belonging, discovering the power of life lived together and how those at the margins are indispensable to the flourishing of everyone.

This webinar takes place on January 17 from 12:30-1:30 PM EST. It is part of the January Series presented by Calvin College! "The January Series cultivates deep thought and conversations about important issues of the day in order to inspire cultural renewal and make us better global citizens in God's world."

Erik Carter is Cornelius Vanderbilt Professor of Special Education and a researcher within the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center. His research and writing focus on supporting inclusion and valued roles in school, work, community, and congregational settings for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. He helps lead the Collaborative on Faith and Disability and the Putting Faith to Work project, as well as collaborates on the annual Summer Institute on Theology and Disability.

He has co-authored more than 200 articles/chapters and six books, one of which is Including People with Disabilities in Faith Communities: A Guide for Service Providers, Families, and Congregations. He lives outside of Nashville Tennessee with his wife, Sharon, and three children.

For more information, see below. Hope you can make this great opportunity!

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