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Special Needs Across the Ages: Becoming an Accessible, Inclusive Congregati...

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Faith United Methodist Church

300 9th Street Northwest

North Canton, OH 44720

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“Special Needs Across the Ages: Becoming an Accessible, Inclusive Congregation Where All Belong”

‘Go quickly to the city’s streets, the busy ones and the side streets, and bring the poor, crippled, blind, and lame.’… ‘Go to the highways and back alleys and urge people to come in so that my house will be filled. Luke 14: 21b, 23

Who is missing from your congregation? Recent studies indicate that families with children with autism are almost twice as likely to never attend church or other religious services. And children and adults with other disabilities such as physical, developmental delays, attention deficit disorder, sensory challenges, anxiety, etc. are often missing as well.

Join us for this day of vital conversation and learning to empower our churches to do all we can to become churches where persons of all abilities belong. The event will include key note address, workshops, Q&A session, resources and lunch.

Workshops:

  • Disability Awareness 101: Introduction to Disability and Disability Ministry with hands-on experiences.
  • Awareness to Action: Supporting Individuals With Special Needs in All Environments
  • Invisible Disabilities: Not Seeing and Believing
  • Mental Health Issues in the Local Church
  • Autism Basics: Communicating and Building Success

Event Schedule:

  • 8:30 a.m. Register and Refreshments
  • 9:00 a.m. Welcome and Keynote(s)
  • 10:00 a.m. Break
  • 10:15 a.m. Workshops
  • 11:30 a.m. Lunch
  • 12:15 p.m. Workshops (same as earlier)
  • 1:30 p.m. Panel Discussion and Q & A
  • 2:30 p.m. Event Closing

Lunch Options: Boxed lunches will be provided - including sandwich, water bottle and a cookie or chips. There is a gluten-free and vegetarian option. Please indicate this in the registration process. See options below:

  • Chicken Salad Croissants: Our House Chicken Salad on a Fresh Croissant
  • Dagwood Club: Smoked Turkey, Bacon, Lettuce, Tomato and Provolone on Raisin Bread
  • Veggie Pesto Wrap (Vegetarian Option): Roasted Red Peppers, Zucchini, Carrots, Spinach, Feta, Red Onion & Basil Pesto
  • Chicken Salad (Gluten-Free Option): Our House Chicken Salad with no bread
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Faith United Methodist Church

300 9th Street Northwest

North Canton, OH 44720

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