Tag Archives: Disability Ministry

An Easter service for the disability community

We’re hosting a very special worship service for families impacted by disability who don’t have a church this Easter morning Continue reading

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99% of Protestant pastors – churches are welcoming to persons with disabilities

The claims made by pastors in this study are VERY inconsistent with the experiences of our Key Ministry team and other like-minded ministries Continue reading

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Disability ministry and the coronavirus

We might look at this crisis as presenting a great opportunity to share the love of Christ with the disability community during a time of need while showing families who are already part of the church the extent to which they are cared for and valued. Continue reading

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Disability ministry training will be far more accessible in the 2020s

90% of U.S. pastors and church leaders should be able to access live, high quality disability ministry training within a half-day drive of where they live.
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Emerging from the silos…Disability ministry as a mindset, not a program

Silos are the antithesis of inclusion. Are we truly practicing inclusion when we set aside a designated space for the special needs ministry at the expense of including most, if not all participants in age and developmentally appropriate ministry environments. Continue reading

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Disability ministry will become essential to the church’s witness in the 2020s

Dr. Grcevich will explore the forces that will propel ministry with the vulnerable – highlighted by ministry with persons with disabilities – to the forefront of the church’s public witness. Continue reading

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Ten disability ministry trends to watch in the 2020s

I’ll share a non-exhaustive list of ten predictions for how the disability ministry field might evolve and grow over the next ten years. Continue reading

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Giving thanks for Key Ministry’s most impactful year to date

In 2019, we enjoyed unprecedented opportunities to advance the cause of disability ministry. Continue reading

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A Call for Speakers to “Illuminate” – Inclusion Fusion Live 2020

We’re especially interested in extending the invitation to speak to ministry leaders with great ideas or experience laboring in relative obscurity who long for the opportunity to share with a larger audience. Continue reading

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A proliferation of disability ministry training

Our staff has developed a page on our website listing disability ministry and mental health ministry training opportunities throughout the Continental United States. Continue reading

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