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Newsletter Archive

  • November 2017: Giving Tuesday, DMC work, need, funding
  • Fall 2017: Giving Tuesday, Mental Health Ministries
  • Spring 2017: Disability ministries and outreach in Spanish-speaking areas
  • Fall 2016: housing
  • Summer 2016: families
  • March 2016: Annual Conference Accessibility; Ableism in conference planning; Using captioning; Role of event accessibility coordinator; Resource tool kit for planning accessible meetings and events
  • Winter 2014/ 2015: Strategies to make your church safe for people with invisible disabilities including severe food allergies, chemical sensitivity, and asthma
  • Fall 2014: Ministries inclusive of children with disabilities, hints for sensory overload and sensory processing needs
  • Summer 2014: The Mission u disability study and resources, updates from the DisAbility Ministries Committee
  • Winter 2013/ 2014: How the church can prepare for and respond to disasters and emergencies in ways that include and anticipate people with disabilities
  • Fall 2013: International Methodist disability ministries, EDAN women and violence conference, Kenya Deaf mission trip
  • Summer 2013: Updates from the joint meetings of the UM Committee on DisAbility Ministries and the UM Association of Ministers with Disabilties
  • May 2013: Camping ministries: accessible challenge courses, autism workshop, ADA pool regulations, job creation
  • March 2013: National and regional interfaith disability coalitions address mental health, offer education and support
  • January 2013: Building a comprehensive dementia ministry; Important Committee social media updates
  • November 2012: Spiritual supports & programs for people with intellectual disabilities; Jo D'Archangelis
  • September 2012: Intentional hospitality; Kenya mission trip; 2012 Task Force meeting highlights
  • Summer 2012: Certification program; Institute on Theology and Disability; Disability Open Mic; NAMI; Deaf camps
  • April 2012: Updates on General Conference legislation, website, and conference disability committees
  • March 2012: Pastors who are hard of hearing called to Deaf Ministry; UM Committee on Deaf and Hard of Hearing meeting; Technology for communication access
  • February 2012: Medical equipment loan programs; Occupational therapists' and Parish nurses' roles in disability ministry
  • January 2012: Church accessibility; Working with trustees; Platform lifts
  • December 2011: Adapted Inclusive Worship
  • November 2011: Ministers who are blind; Web accessibility
  • September 2011: Ministry with Homeless Persons
  • July / August 2011: Ramp-building Ministries
  • June 2011: Members and Work of the Task Force
  • May 2011: Inclusive and Accessible Camping Ministries
  • April 2011: Reaching out to Young Adults with Disabilities
  • March 2011: Disability Awareness Sunday