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7 Ways Congregations Can Embrace People With Special Needs Lilly Foundation Funding Grants Insights into Religion News

Fewer than half of the parents surveyed in a recent study said their faith community is supportive of their child with special needs. A church must include all, and here are some ways to do that.

 

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Congregations have made great strides in making houses of worship more accessible to people with disabilities. Now they must move toward including them as equal members in the life of the church.

New seminary-based programs challenge Jews, Christians and Muslims to go beyond polite interfaith conversations to deal with prejudices and fears.

With its emphasis on an expressive spirituality, contemporary worship may be one of the most promising avenues for congregational growth.

7 Ways Congregations Can Embrace People With Special Needs Lilly Foundation Funding Grants Insights into Religion News

Fewer than half of the parents surveyed in a recent study said their faith community is supportive of their child with special needs. A church must include all, and here are some ways to do that.

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The African American Lectionary offers a page of video-based educational materials to help church... More > Find family tree diagrams of U.S. denominations that graphically illustrate the rich history of... More >
Leadership is not just about getting a task done. It is also a matter of mentoring people new to... More > In May 2014, Pope Francis undertook a three-day visit to the Middle East, during which he met with... More >

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