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Disability Information and Resources

disAbility Connection Award Applications accepted through Friday, March 17, 2017

disAbility Connection Award Application  (PDF)

disAbility Connection Award Application  (Word Doc)

 

The Committee on Disability Ministries is ready to help your church grow in its' ministry with people of all ages who have challenges with mobility, hearing, vision, psychological, cognitive and intellectual disabilities.

For more information about starting or growing a disability ministry in your church, contact Committee Chairperson -  Rev. Rebecca Collison at pastorbecky@gmail.com or (302) 856-2414 (church office)

 

Dover District – Patrick Kelly - kellypatrick886@gmail.com

 

Easton District –  James Turner   tfactor381@gmail.com

 

Salisbury District – TBD

 

Wilmington District – Rev. Ruth Ann Simpson-  ruthannhsimpson@gmail.com

 

 

RESOURCES

Mental Health Ministries e-spotlight

 

CHURCH ACCESSIBILITY GRANTS AVAILABLE

 

Resources for Disability Awareness Sunday January 2016

 

A “Can Do” Approach to Effective Ministry with Individuals with Disability  (brochure –PDF)

 

A Guide to Nurturing Hospitality to Individuals with Disabilities  (brochure -PDF)

 

General Board of Church and Society ( bulletin insert – PDF)

 

United Methodist Task Force on Disability Ministries

http://www.umdisabilityministries.org/

 

 

United Methodist Committee on Deaf and Hard of Hearing Ministries

www.umcdhm.org

 

 

Joni and Friends International Disability Center

http://www.joniandfriends.org/