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From other faith traditions

A wealth of disability resources

ADN staff members network about disability inclusion with many other Christian traditions and organizations. Below are some of the ministries that we have learned from and appreciate. We encourage you to find resources and connect with others concerned about disability inclusion from your own faith tradition. Use the links on this page to explore resources available beyond ADN. 

Anabaptist

Mennonite Health Services Alliance. For a list of Anabaptist-related disability service organizations  click on the "Select a Service" box, and select Developmental Disabilities.

Baptist

American Baptist Home Mission Societies - Disabilit​ies Ministries

American Baptist Homes and Caring Ministries

 

Disability Ministry. North American Mission Board, Southern Baptist Convention. 

Lifeway Christian Resources Special Needs Ministry. Southern Baptist Convention.

Brethren in Christ

Catholic

Church of God (Anderson)

Night-Light. Empowering people who are living with special needs; helping faith communities to understand life with special needs and to become an authentic community with all of their members.

Church of the Brethren

Church of the Brethren Disabilities Ministry is an ADN partner. Worthy of note is their annual We Are Able Workcamp for teens and young adults with intellectual disabilities.

Episcopal

Episcopal Disability Network

Episcopal Conference of the Deaf

Episcopal Mental Illness Network

Episcopal Church - People Living with Disabilities

Evangelical Covenant

Disability Ministry  

Covenant Enabling Residences


Friends Church / Quaker

Interdenominational and Nondenominational

CLC Network.  Partners with schools, churches, and families to create inclusive communities for persons at all levels of ability and disability. Excellent collection of disability books and videos for sale.

Joni and Friends. International ministry with an evangelical perspective. Vision: to accelerate Christian ministry in the disability community. Mission: to communicate the Gospel and equip Christ-honoring churches worldwide to evangelize and disciple people affected by disabilities.

Ecumenical Disability Advocates Network, a program of the World Council of Churches, advocates for the inclusion, participation and active involvement of persons with disabilities in all spiritual, social, economic and structural life of the church and society.

Interfaith

Interfaith Mental Illness Network.

Pathways to Promise.  Pathways is a technical assistance and resource center for those interested in mental health ministry. Informational handouts, worship resources, manuals, curricula resources, pamphlets, bulletin inserts, and video.

Summer Institute on Theology and Disability. An annual conference that brings together academics, theologians, practitioners and others—people with and without labeled disabilities—to explore the inclusive intersections of theology and disabilities.

Lutheran

Evangelical Lutheran Church of America Disability Ministry

Bethesda Lutheran Communities 

Presbyterian

Presbyterian Church in North America Engaging Disability With the Gospel

Presbyterians for Disability Concerns. Presbyterian Church USA.

​​​​Reformed

Christian Reformed Disability Concerns. Extensive resources for worship, accessibility and awareness, and for caring ministries. Their Inclusion Handbook  is chock full of ideas, tips and resources.

Reformed Church in America Disability Concerns.

Seventh Day Adventist

United Church of Christ

United Church of Christ Disabilities Ministries

Widening the Welcome. Annual disabilities conference.

Unitarian Universalist

United Methodist

DisAbility Ministries Committee, United Methodist Church. Excellent accessibility audit resources.
 

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