Participate in our online book club this January, or consider hosting your own book club with your congregation.
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My hope is that churches aren’t waiting for teens and young adults to get older to serve the community.
Being diagnosed at 22 also came with other complications: I get told, “You’re young, so you wouldn’t understand chronic pain.”
...while I’m human, make mistakes like everyone else, and have these physical differences, I’m perfect in God’s eyes, and that’s what matters.
In particular, high school was hard because I felt so different from my friends and classmates.
Are you part of the Disability Concerns community? If so, we would like to pay for you to attend the Faith Inclusion Network Conference with us. Sign up today!
Our October series focused on our newest resource, Everybody Belongs, Serving Together, is now available to view!
On August 11 and 12, Disability Concerns hosted its annual leadership event. Here you'll find slide presentations, recommended books, meditations, and more!
Meet Cara Milne, our Disability Concerns Regional Advocate for Classis Alberta South and Saskatchewan.
Cara Milne's book Noticed, Known and Missed focuses on building community for people with disabilities.
Meet the Disability Concerns regional advocates for each classis in Canada in our re-imagined Canadian content newsletter.
Save the Date! "Everybody Belongs, Serving Together": Launching the Newest Resource for Supporting People with Disabilities in Faith Communities
Join Disability Concerns Canada every week in October for our 2021 annual training event. Residents of Canada and the U.S. are welcome to attend.
This article outlines the role of the church advocate and provides the steps from considering being a church advocate to working within the role.
Regional Advocates are invaluable to our work in Disability Concerns. Interested in learning more about the role? This roadmap should provide you with the answers!
Over the course of October, we invited five speakers to come together to discuss caregiving. Each one brought a unique perspective to the conversation!
People with disabilities tend to be highly agile because they must navigate physical and social structures that are created by and for people who do not have disabilities.
Every church should be a place where everyone belongs and everyone serves, but often people with disabilities are inadvertently overlooked and not able to participate fully in the life of the church.
A living will (also called an advance directive) identifies the kind of medical care you want or don't want in times of serious illness. If you haven't had those conversations yet, now is the time.