Disability Awareness

Everybody belongs, everybody serves

Our AIM:
Accessible, Inclusive, Missional churches
where everybody belongs and everybody serves.

Disability Consultation

We are available to offer assistance on matters related to ministering with persons with disabilities, their families, and their churches.

Disability Awareness: Resources

Disability ministry resources are available for advocates, worship planners, and church staff covering topics related to caring, accessibility and awareness, mental health and more. (These resources, shared between the Disability Concerns ministries of the Reformed Church in America and the Christian Reformed Church in North America, are located on The Network.)

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Everybody Belongs, Everybody Serves

Disability Awareness Sunday Resources

What’s Disability Awareness Sunday?

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Breaking Barriers

See past issues of our Breaking Barriers newsletter, available in English, Spanish and Korean.

Disability Awareness: Books We Love

Here are some books we love to recommend for your church and ministries.

Disability Ministries Fund

Make a gift to help cover the operational costs of the RCA's disability ministry. 

Stories about Disability Awareness

Hope Next Door

Five years ago, Larry Patow was paralyzed. He’d taken a fall; it happened quickly. Thanks to surgery, a month in a rehab hospital, and two years of physical therapy, Patow has mostly recovered. (He still has nerve damage in his hands.) For the last three years, he’s visited people who haven’t had the same results with their own recovery. 

Shining at Sunrise

The faces of Camp Sunrise campers light up as greeters hand them brightly colored welcome bags filled with personal care products. The welcome bags and the greeters are from Franklin Reformed Church in Nutley, New Jersey.

Synod Calls for Improved Ministry to Children with Disabilities

On Saturday morning, delegates overwhelmingly approved a recommendation to more deliberately

Contact:

Terry A. DeYoung
Coordinator for Disability Concerns
tdeyoung@rca.org
616-541-0855

 

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