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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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Although it is good to minister to people and families affected by disabilities, the body of Christ is not complete without the gifts each of these members possess when equipped to serve. Read More →

The post Who Made us? My experience with “Disability, Theology, and the Church” (Tyndale course) appeared first on The Disability and Faith Forum.

Whether you are new to exploring what accessibility might look like in a church context or have been invested in advocacy and inclusion efforts for years, I highly recommend picking up and reading a copy of Dr. Lamar Hardwick’s book, Disability and the Church. This book is somewhat unique in the disability ministry space because Read More →

The post Disability and the Church Book Review appeared first on The Disability and Faith Forum.

How can Canadian churches “build back better,” or—more accurately—create a “new normal” after COVID that’s healthier than the old? I would simply, and strongly, recommend one strategy that works for us at the IDRC: just ask, just listen. Read More →

The post Our Doors are Open: an Accessible Welcome for People with Disabilities in Churches 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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