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DisAbility Ministries Committee

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The DisAbility Ministries Committee expresses disappointment that Amendment 2, which would have added the word "ability" to protected groups in the Constitution, didn't pass. Read more

Perspectives

A new program from the DisAbility Ministries Committee awards its first honors to local churches that have improved their accessibility for people with disabling conditions. Read more

Local Church

How to welcome people with disabilities? Simply try to look at your church's facilities, ministries and worship from their perspective, writes Deaconess Sharon McCart. Read more

Local Church

Disabled Unisex

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Deaconess Sharon McCart outlines the ways that some churches are insensitive to the pastoral needs of families with members who live with disabilities. Read more

Local Church

Representatives of United Methodist boards and agencies show their support for disability ministries, which was defunded after being mistakenly removed from the Book of Discipline by the 2016 General Conference. Read more

Global Health

How well a church provides for people with disabilities shows what their theology of inclusion really is, writes the Rev. Chris Wylie. Read more

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Disabled Unisex

Photo Courtesy of Lory Beth Huffman

Deaconess Sharon McCart urges: "While we are talking about the changes the UMC needs to make, can we remember that people with disabilities are also hurting and have been for a long time?" Read more

Perspectives

A class in Addictions Recovery Ministry at Wesley Theological Seminary in Washington, D.C., provides insights into the nature of addictions and how Christians can help people recover from them. Read more

Global Health

Signed Communion

Photo by Kathleen Barry, UMNS

The DisAbility Ministries Committee expresses disappointment that Amendment 2, which would have added the word "ability" to protected groups in the Constitution, didn't pass. Read more

Perspectives