On Saturday, October 5th, Friendship Ministries is biking to support belonging for people of ALL abilities – and we want you to join!
The Senior Pastor is just one part of the church, but this leadership position holds the ability to create and sustain an inclusive environment at church. This is a type of community where each part of the body of Christ has the space to thrive and demonstrate their unique gifts.
Ministerio Amistad, the Spanish-speaking arm of Friendship Ministries, is growing! A new Amistad group is opening in partnership with Fundación Restaurando la Simiente (Restoring the Seed Foundation).
Back in April, our Executive Director Tom and Friendship Canada administrator Heather took a trip down the 401 Highway in Ontario to visit various Friendship Groups in Canada.
I am not perfect. I recognize my weaknesses and inexperience, and I’m left uncertain about my capabilities. There will be times when I falter during my ministry, so I pray for the assistance of my community.
It isn’t essential that every church have a special needs ministry. But, it is essential that every Christ-centered church demonstrate the love of Christ when they encounter ‘the least of these.’
Are you asking “What is inclusive ministry?” or “How do I start my own Friendship Group?”
We’d like to share with you a few stories about prayer that we have heard recently from some groups in Canada.