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Why families think online church is indispensable for disability ministry
If your church is has an online presence and an interest in disability ministry, your online presence needs to be a critical component of your disability ministry strategy.
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
Janet Parshall…Disability Ministry Champion
Janet’s long history of advocacy for persons with disabilities isn’t the only reason why I wanted her to have the opportunity to attend our conference and connect with the leaders and speakers in attendance. I knew Janet could speak into disability issues from the perspective of someone who has been there and done that. Continue reading
Posted in Key Ministry Tagged advocacy, Autism, Brian Dahlen, Diane Dokko Kim, Disability, Emily Colson, Inclusion Fusion Live, Janet Parshall, Jannelle Nevels, Key for Families, mental health and the church, mental illness, Moody Radio, Not Alone, Sarah Parshall Perry, Shannon Royce Leave a comment
An invitation to our readers to brainstorm about God’s purposes in mental illness
What teaching or reading have you come across that’s been helpful to you in better understanding God’s purposes in mental illness? Continue reading
It’s the hidden disabilities that keep kids out of church
The study found that the children most likely to be excluded from church are those with autism spectrum disorders and common mental health conditions – anxiety, depression, Oppositional Defiant Disorder, Conduct Disorder and ADHD. Continue reading
Posted in Autism, Hidden Disabilities, Inclusion, Key Ministry, Mental Health, Strategies Tagged ADHD, Andrew Whitehead, anxiety, Autism, children's ministry, church attendance, Depression, Disability Ministry, Hidden Disabilities, Key Ministry, mental health and the church, mental health ministry resources, Oppositional Defiant Disorder, Special Needs Ministry, youth ministry Leave a comment
Key Ministry’s video training series on Mental Health and the Church
Our team is pleased to announce we’ve completed a library of training videos designed to accompany and support Mental Health and the Church, Key Ministry’s book on including children, teens, adults and families impacted by mental illness at church.
Join Kelly Rosati, Amy Simpson, Kay Warren and myself for a Twitter chat on youth mental health
I’d like to invite our readers to join with me, along with Kelly Rosati, Amy Simpson and Kay Warren on Tuesday, May 8th at 2:00 PM Eastern time for a Twitter chat designed to encourage pastors, ministry leaders and key volunteers to consider how they can be involved in addressing the epidemic of mental illness in children and teens. Continue reading
Why church is difficult for persons on the high end of the autism spectrum
We need churches committed to welcoming children, teens and adults on the autism spectrum of typical to high intelligence and affording them opportunities for using their considerable gifts and talents to advance the mission of the church. Continue reading
Inclusion Fusion LIVE – A disability ministry conference for church leaders AND families
Registration is now open for Inclusion Fusion Live – a disability ministry conference hosted by Key Ministry on April 20th-21st, 2018 at Bay Presbyterian Church in Bay Village, Ohio. Continue reading
Posted in Inclusion Fusion, Key Ministry, Training Events Tagged Barb Newman, Bay Presbyterian Church, Buddy Break, Catherine Boyle, CLC Network, Doc Hunsley, Every Church Can Do Something, Inclusion Fusion Live, Jolene Philo, Key Ministry, Lamar Hardwick, Lisa Jamieson, Marie Kuck, mental health and the church, Nathaniel's Hope, Ryan Wolfe, Sandra Peoples, Stephen Grcevich MD, Victoria White Leave a comment