Contacting Churches Part 1: Thinking About the Relationship
May 21, 2019
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Getting Yourself Ready: Thinking About the Relationship
Dori Dykstra, Church and Volunteer Associate for Disability Concerns, and Mark Stephenson, Director of Disability Concerns
Dori has been serving with Disability Concerns for about four years and shares her learnings as well as her posture of ministry when she contacts a congregation. She has experience talking with over 700 churches about ways they can and do engage in ministry with people with disabilities and their families!
Regional Disability Advocates can feel overwhelmed and challenged by the work of calling churches for a conversation about this ministry. Dori reflects on how she feels called to be in relationship with others in the Body of Christ and how that both encourages and prepares her to pick up the phone or send an email.
Some questions for you to reflect on in preparing to engage others in the ministry of Disability Concerns:
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