The history of disability advocacy can be traced back hundreds of years. Since then, exceptional individuals have dedicated their lives to making this world more loving and accessible. In this blog post, we will be highlighting just a few of […]
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.
The aptly titled Umbrella Conference in Alberta celebrates this diversity of Christians by gathering ministry leaders together to learn, share, and champion the “cause to include people with disabilities in our faith communities.”
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).