This message by Dan Vander Plaats, Director of Advancement at Elim Christian Services, winsomely challenges his audience to examine their own attitudes toward people who have disabilities.
If someone is thinking of taking their own life, it’s not a secret to keep. For Disability Week this year, we have curated resources on suicide prevention, intervention and postvention.
This Resource Guide from the United Church of Christ includes worship resources on mental illness such as sermon ideas, complete sermons, a litany, unison prayers and more.
This three-minute video introduces viewers to the ministry of Christian Reformed Disability Concerns.
If you could take the vision of the body of Christ, as described in 1 Corinthians 12, and put it into practice in supported care homes, you would embody the practices described in this new book by Cara Milne.
Engraved Upon the Heart: Children, the Cognitively Challenged, and Liturgy's Influence on Faith Formation (Book Review)
Engraved Upon the Heart by Hwarang Moon makes a good case for something dear to my own heart as an ordained pastor in the Reformed tradition and as the father of a daughter who has severe intellectual disability.
On January 1, 2017, new accessibility requirements come into effect from the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). Is your church ready?
Turning Barriers into Bridges presents Biblical, legal, and cultural reasons for making church communications accessible, and it provides specific guidelines to do so.
Nearly 1 in 4 pastors have struggled with mental illness. This guide provides guidelines and suggestions for pastors and for church councils or consistories.
Live in Ontario? The Partners for Planning Network is designed to help relatives or caregivers of persons with a disability connect with other families, provide practical information, lessen isolation, and find solutions.
Ministry is primarily about relationships, but programs can provide the space for relationships to develop and flourish. This information sheet was distributed to people at Orland Park CRC by their Disability Concerns Team.
Our Doors Are Open: Guide for Accessible Congregations offers different faith communities in Ontario simple, creative ideas and guidance to increase inclusion and accessibility for people with disabilities during worship services, events, and community activities.
If your child seems to have developmental delays, s/he needs active intervention. The Help Me Grow program is a great tool to check out!
Ajustándose a la discapacidad adquirida. Algunas personas han vivido con una discapacidad desde su nacimiento o desde una temprana edad, pero otros la adquieren más adelante. Esperamos que esta edición ayude a los lectores a entender el dolor y las lecciones de la vida que una discapacidad puede traer de manera que se pueda responder con empatía hacia aquellos que han adquirido una discapacidad y a sus seres queridos.