Many Sunday mornings I sit with my friend Bob during the worship service. Bob speaks very few words but is highly engaged in the activities and liturgy of the hour.
Our TOGETHER studies are just one way to encourage fellowship in your church! Many Friendship Groups have have incorporated creative ways to encourage ‘belonging’ into their own activities.
Are things feeling stale at your friendship group? Working with our Friends is always an awesome thing, but for some Friends, any “change” in your group can be a challenge. Let’s face it, change for many of us can be a challenge!
Do you remember when you visited your home church for the first time? You might have been feeling nervous – anxious even. With the help of small groups and fellowship dinners, you probably became more comfortable. Eventually, you became settled […]
Continuing our Better Belonging series, this blog post will highlight how we may best create belonging for individuals with Down Syndrome.
In the first of our Better Belonging blog post series, we will be outlining some of the specific ways we can be more inclusive of people with ASD (Autism Spectrum Disorder).
Friendship Ministries combines best practices in Universal Design with the account of God’s design of the universe to bring you Creation Keepers. This new 4-week study will engage adults of all abilities to learn, worship, and act TOGETHER.
Friendship Groups foster an inclusive environment so that everybody’s gifts may shine — even gifts that might often be overlooked or forgotten.
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.