From other faith traditions

 

 

From other faith traditions

A wealth of disability resources

 

ADN staff members network about disability inclusion with many other Christian traditions and organizations. Below are some of the ministries that we have learned from and appreciate. We encourage you to find resources and connect with others concerned about disability inclusion from your own faith tradition. Use the links on this page to explore resources available beyond ADN. 

Anabaptist

Mennonite Health Services. For consulting options, click the "MHS Consulting" box on the top menu. Click "Resources" for more resources.

Baptist

American Baptist Home Mission Societies - Disabilit​ies Ministries

Disability Ministry. North American Mission Board, Southern Baptist Convention. 

Lifeway Christian Resources Special Needs Ministry. Southern Baptist Convention.

Catholic

 
Christian Reformed Church

Christian Reformed Disability Concerns. Extensive resources for worship, accessibility and awareness, and for caring ministries. Their Inclusion Handbook is chock full of ideas, tips and resources.

Calvin Institute for Christian Worship for the study and renewal of worship, Calvin College, Grand Rapids, Michigan.

Reformed Church in America Disability Concerns


Church of God (Anderson)
Night-Light. Empowering people who are living with special needs; helping faith communities to understand life with special needs and to become an authentic community with all of their members.

Church of the Brethren

Church of the Brethren Disabilities Ministry is an ADN partner. Worthy of note is their annual We Are Able Workcamp for teens and young adults with intellectual disabilities.

Episcopal

Episcopal Disability Network

Episcopal Conference of the Deaf

Episcopal Mental Illness Network

Episcopal Church - People Living with Disabilities


Evangelical Covenant

Disability Ministry  

Covenant Enabling Residences 


​Friends Church / Quaker

    Friends Services for the Aging​

​    Quaker Disability Equality Group UK


Interdenominational and Nondenominational

CLC Network.  Partners with schools, churches, and families to create inclusive communities for persons at all levels of ability and disability. Excellent collection of disability books and videos for sale.

Joni and Friends. International ministry with an evangelical perspective. Vision: to accelerate Christian ministry in the disability community. Mission: to communicate the Gospel and equip Christ-honoring churches worldwide to evangelize and disciple people affected by disabilities.

Ecumenical Disability Advocates Network, a program of the World Council of Churches, advocates for the inclusion, participation and active involvement of persons with disabilities in all spiritual, social, economic and structural life of the church and society.

Interfaith

Interfaith Mental Illness Network.

Pathways to Promise.  Pathways is a technical assistance and resource center for those interested in mental health ministry. Informational handouts, worship resources, manuals, curricula resources, pamphlets, bulletin inserts, and video.

Summer Institute on Theology and Disability. An annual conference that brings together academics, theologians, practitioners and others—people with and without labeled disabilities—to explore the inclusive intersections of theology and disabilities.

Lutheran

Evangelical Lutheran Church of America Disability Ministry

Bethesda Lutheran Communities 

Presbyterian

  Engaging Disability With the Gospel​. Presbyterian Church in America

Presbyterians for Disability Concerns. Presbyterian Church US

Reformed
  See Christian Reformed Church​  

 

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