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Welcoming people with disabilities to your church

Educator and writer Barbara J. Newman specializes in identifying and sharing methods of including children with disabilities in social settings. In 2013, the Indianapolis Center for Congregations, a nonprofit organization that helps Indiana churches find and use resources to address their challenges and opportunities, asked Dr. Newman to provide a workshop focusing on strategies for cultivating communities of inclusion for disabled children. Dr. Newman provided workship materials and tips, which the Center for Congregations has archived on its website. For more on developing faith communities that make worship more accessible to people with disabilities, see our feature article, "From Accessibility to Inclusion." For more on including children in worship, see our feature article, "Take Action: Include Children in Your Worship Service."

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International Peacemaker on Syrian Refugee Crisis at Union Seminary

Dr. Mary Mikhael, a native of Syria, will visit Union Presbyterian Seminary in Richmond October 3, 2018, to address the...

Discovering Hope in the Valley of Dry Bones

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The Heart of a Servant and Faith Like a Child

Here are some sermon resources and art work for the Eighteenth Sunday after Pentecost - September 23, 2018 (Year B)...

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