October 21, 2017 This event will provide resources for caregivers, families, and congregations about ways in which persons with developmental differences may fully belong to and participate in the Body of Christ.
Keynote speaker, Barbara J. Newman of the Christian Learning Center has written several books on creating a place of welcome in congregations for persons with disabilities, including “Accessible Gospel, Inclusive Worship”, “Helping Kids Include Kids with Disabilities”, “Autism and Your Church”, and “Body Building: Devotions to Celebrate Inclusive Community”.
Resources will also be provided by Joni and Friends Columbus Ohio who is committed to help Christians become involved in serving people and families affected by disability.
October 21, 2017
Belonging: Becoming and Inclusive Church Event
Rev. Dr. Beverly Hall
Chair, Committee on Disability Concerns
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located in North Canton, OH.
near the Akron-Canton airport.
8800 Cleveland Ave. NW ·
North Canton, OH 44720
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