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Ashland Theological Seminary

Gerber Academic Center

910 Center Street

Ashland, OH 44805

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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.

11:00 Workshops:

Creating an Atmosphere of Welcome (Christian Learning Center)

Equipping strategies for volunteers (Joni & Friends)

Frazzled to Supported - Caring for families and caregivers (Christian Learning Center)

1:30 Workshops:

How to Accommodate Worship for an Individual (Christian Learning Center)

Caregiver/Family Care Retreats (Joni & Friends)

60 Tools in 50 minutes for Practical Ministry (Christian Learning Center)

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Gerber Academic Center

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Ashland, OH 44805

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