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Your congregation is only at its best when everybody is included, belongs, and contributes!

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Your congregation is only at its best when everybody is included, belongs, and contributes!

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Faith communities today face diverse challenges. We need everybody’s gifts in order to flourish – and this includes people with disabilities and their families. Tragically, many churches and other faith communities are still not accessible or welcoming of people with diverse needs. We would love to partner with you to change this!

Get in touch with someone on our ministry team to learn how we can partner together for a more accessible future.

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  • Judy is an integral part of the Priory Park Baptist Church community in Guelph, providing a rich welcome to those who enter the church's doors. Judy finds "family" and friendship at Priory Park and experiences belonging in her community. Watch her story.
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The Disability and Faith Forum

For engaging posts at the intersection of disability and faith, first-hand experiences, and the latest conferences and resources – be sure to visit the Disability and Faith Forum. You can sign up for email notifications or follow along on Twitter to stay in the loop!

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Respecting neurodiversity means not starting with an assumption of what people want or need. Christian discipleship always happens within a specific context. Start with the people who are present and adjust the practices accordingly. It is more complicated than a standard way of discipleship but it is a way that respects that different ways God has created us. Read More →

The post Respecting Neurodiversity in the Church appeared first on The Disability and Faith Forum.

My plea is that congregations will continue to have online worship services long after the pandemic is over. Read More →

The post Why Online Church Services Should Continue Beyond the Pandemic appeared first on The Disability and Faith Forum.

It has been my responsibility and privilege to hold out hope with people who have struggled to hold it on their own. Offering light to one another must not overshadow the real pain that people experience, but small gestures and words of encouragement remind us that grief will not have the last word. Read More →

The post Holding Out Hope appeared first on The Disability and Faith Forum.

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We'd love to partner with you in prayer for the work that God is doing around the world through the ministry of Christian Horizons. Find our latest monthly guide below, or download previous issues.

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Resources

Does your congregation want to become a more accessible, welcoming place for people with disabilities and their families? Browse our list of curated resources here, or connect with us to chat about your particular situation.

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Stories

We love to share the diverse ways that people discover belonging and joy in their communities. Learn how Christian Horizons is making a positive impact in the lives of people who experience disabilities.

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