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

Church Engagement

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

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Karena and Joanne of Christian Horizons' community.

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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Christian Horizons is pleased to introduce our new electronic church newsletter! Sign up to receive resources, encouragement, and first steps to become a more accessible and welcoming community for people with disabilities.

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Latest Posts

…we meet countless parents and family members who are battle-worn from advocating for equality and support for their children with disabilities. These parents can be fierce, because they need to be! They are forced to advocate/argue/fight against systems and societal forces that actively discriminate against their children. Too often, they face these same barriers and oppressive attitudes in churches, synagogues, and faith communities that claim to care for all God's children. Read More →

The post A Just Appeal: The mother who confronts Jesus appeared first on The Disability and Faith Forum.

I laid in my stretcher outside the operating room listening to the metallic clink of the doctors preparing their tools and I gave my fears, hopes, and doubts over to God.  I had connected with family and friends.  Made sure people knew I loved them.  The odds were good I would see everyone again but my health had been declining steadily for two years and I didn’t trust my body anymore. Read More →

The post When my body won’t hold me anymore – music and mortality appeared first on The Disability and Faith Forum.

Wentworth Miller says when you’re in survival mode, there isn’t space for “we” or “community.” It becomes all about “I” and “me.” He is not relating specifically to the challenges of disability, or faith communities fostering , but he shares valuable information about the challenges that may arise if you feel singular, different, and alone; if you have to spend the majority of your days in survival mode over the long term. Read More →

The post The Gap Between Disability and Community appeared first on The Disability and Faith Forum.

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Pray With Us!

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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