What’s ahead for Inclusion Fusion?

inclusionfusionfinalFor the past two years, our team at Key Ministry has produced Inclusion Fusion, a free, worldwide, disability ministry Web Summit for pastors, church staff, volunteers and families. Inclusion Fusion has been very well-received, with the video presentations from 2011 and 2012 having received many thousands of views from Web Summit participants.

Given that we’re already into September, we’ve received a number of inquiries about our plans for this year’s conference.

Inclusion Fusion MagazineWe’re taking a break from Inclusion Fusion for 2013, assembling the resources for something more ambitious in 2014. Because of the time and resources devoted to other major projects we explored this year, our team was unable to assure our Board that Key Ministry could produce a Web Summit for the Fall of 2013 reflecting the level of excellence we expect of ourselves.  We’re exploring major upgrades in technology to support Inclusion Fusion along with other Key Ministry training.  We’ll also be considering ideas from participants for making Inclusion Fusion far more user-friendly in the future.

Instead of considering Inclusion Fusion as a once-yearly event, we’re exploring the development of an ongoing symposium throughout the year (monthly/quarterly) composed of “mini-conferences” on specific topics of interest to pastors, church staff, volunteers associated with the movement. We’re also considering a larger, two or three day Web Summit, similar to what we’ve done in the past, for the Fall of 2014. If feasible, we’d like to have at least one Inclusion Fusion event during the year conducted in the presence of a live audience where presenters and participants would have the opportunity to connect and build relationships “in-person”.

Those who have registered for the conference in the past will be receiving a survey link prior to the end of September seeking input from our team for how we can improve Inclusion Fusion going forward.

RK Inclusion Fusion IconIn the meantime, we’ve updated the Inclusion Fusion library available through the Key Ministry website to allow anyone who registers for our free resource kit to view any presentation from our previous conferences “on demand” at any time. Over 1,000 pastors, church staff, ministry leaders and family members have registered for our free resources. We’ll also be featuring presentations from past Inclusion Fusion Web Summits on a weekly basis on our ministry blog, and may have some special events this fall featuring past Inclusion Fusion speakers as we gear up for what 2014 has in store!

Thanks for your support of Inclusion Fusion, and for your ongoing support of the work of Key Ministry.

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cropped-key-ministry-door.pngOur Key Ministry website is a resource through which church staff, volunteers, family members and caregivers can register for upcoming training events, request access to our library of downloadable ministry resources, contact our staff with training or consultation requests, access the content of our official ministry blog, or contribute their time, talent and treasure to the expansion of God’s Kingdom through the work of Key Ministry. In addition to our downloadable resources, those who register for our resource kit can view any presentation from our Inclusion Fusion Disability Ministry Web Summits “on-demand”. All of these resources are made available free of charge. Check out our website today!

About Dr. G

Dr. Stephen Grcevich serves as President and Founder of Key Ministry, a non-profit organization providing free training, consultation, resources and support to help churches serve families of children with disabilities. Dr. Grcevich is a graduate of Northeastern Ohio Medical University (NEOMED), trained in General Psychiatry at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation and in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at University Hospitals of Cleveland/Case Western Reserve University. He is a faculty member in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at two medical schools, leads a group practice in suburban Cleveland (Family Center by the Falls), and continues to be involved in research evaluating the safety and effectiveness of medications prescribed to children for ADHD, anxiety and depression. He is a past recipient of the Exemplary Psychiatrist Award from the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI). Dr. Grcevich was recently recognized by Sharecare as one of the top ten online influencers in children’s mental health. His blog for Key Ministry, www.church4everychild.org was ranked fourth among the top 100 children's ministry blogs in 2015 by Ministry to Children.
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2 Responses to What’s ahead for Inclusion Fusion?

  1. I came across your blog and went through your website and I am just amazed at the work you are doing. Thank you for having this burden and continuing to excel at it and follow God where he wants it to go.

    -Tasha, The Bridge Chicago

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