Disability Information and Resources

Resources from the United Methodist Committee on Deaf and Hard of Hearing Ministries:

Note: With the exception of the cover sheet, this is meant to be photocopied as a single page, double sided page and folded as a bulletin for ease of use. Larger print copies are available upon request. 

Need an idea on where to start in creating a ministry for people with disabilities at your church? Check out this downloadable resource from Baltimore Washington Conference: 

BWC Download


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. Dr. Rebecca Collison or 443-736-3087 (church office)


Dover District – Patrick Kelly

Easton District –  James Turner 

Salisbury District – Rev. Tonya McLain​

Wilmington District – Rev. Ruth Ann Simpson


Disability Ministries News Update

2018 Disability Conference Information and Registration

disAbility Connection Award Nomination Form




Resources for Disability Awareness Sunday 

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

United Methodist Committee on Deaf and Hard of Hearing Ministries:


Deaf & Hard of Hearing Ministries Monthly E-News - January 2020​

4 Game-Changing Technologies For The Deaf And Hard Of Hearing

The 10 Best Cities for Technology-Assisted Living

Special Considerations for Parents Raising a Teenager with Hearing Loss

College Guide for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Students

Socialization and the Child who is Deaf or Hard of Hearing


Resources for Mental Health

Youth Mental Health First Aid


Mental Health Ministries e-spotlight