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Miriam Spies

About Me: 

Volunteer and Communications Specialist for Disability Concerns and Safe Church, CRCNA

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Job Opening
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US Opportunity: Fellowship Working With People With Intellectual Disabilities

The Joseph P. Kennedy, Jr. Foundation is seeking exemplary professionals, and/or persons experiencing disability and/or family members of persons with intellectual or developmental disabilities who are currently working or volunteering in the field of inclusive services and supports for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

Disability Concerns
Blog
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Theologies of Disabilities

I recently participated in a webinar about theologies of disabilities led by Tom Reynolds. Through his experiences with his son who lives with autism, as well as living with his own depression, theologies of disabilities has become an academic passion for him.

Disability Concerns
Program or Ministry
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Featuring our Partner: Dove's Nest

It is a joy and a privilege to work with organizations like Dove’s Nest for the building up of Christ’s body in a loving and faithful way. Sign up for their free newsletter to stay up-to-date with great resources! 

Safe Church
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Partnership View of Power

A “partnership with” model of power is not about being nice, nor does it come about overnight. We start with safe spaces where we can talk about the construction of gender roles, power differentials, and the changing social values. 

Leadership DevelopmentSafe Church
Poem
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Ministry of Poetry: "Broken"

This past summer Klaaske deGroot-deKoning worked as a cook at Rehoboth camp at Gull Lake, Alberta. Rehoboth offers camps for people with disabilities, and she was inspired to write this poetry.

Disability Concerns