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Two girls back to back on a stage
Light in the Dark
​​Josue and Norma Vazquez Maldonado were anticipating the birth of their third child, six years after their second daughter was born. They had settled comfortably in Fort Myers, Florida, having moved from their native Puerto Rico. They were attending church at Iglesia Menonita Arca de Salvación. One of the first people to welcome them was Ruth Diaz Mellote, who immediately became friends with Norma and would soon become even more significant in their lives.

Two smiling young women sort materials in warehouse
We Are Able Workcamp
Everyone has gifts to share! Every summer, the Church of the Brethren provides opportunities for people to serve, worship, and have fun at workcamps. We Are Able Workcamp, July 10-13, 2016, New Windsor, Maryland, is a service opportunity for youth and young adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. They will be joined by young adults without disabilities who will serve as assistants.

Cincinnati Mennonite's new accessible entrance
Rolling out the Welcome
​​“If we purchase this property, we need to make it accessible to all!” This was our resounding consensus when Cincinnati Mennonite Fellowship seventeen years ago considered buying a historic church building featuring a massive outdoor stairway leading up to the main entrance.


 ADN Resources

Accessibility and Awareness Caring Disability Topics Worship Mental Health Faith Formation Faith Traditions Blog


​Linking congregations, families, and persons touched by disabilities with resources and support services within the community of faith.

 Opening Doors