Disability Concerns

Everybody Belongs. Everybody Serves.

Disability Concerns helps churches intentionally seek

  • To end the isolation and disconnectedness of persons with disabilities and their families;
  • To nurture the spiritual lives of people with disabilities so that they become professing and active members of their churches; and
  • To encourage the gifts of people with disabilities so that they can serve God fully in their churches. Learn more about Disability Ministry

Latest News

July 30: Workshop on August 14: Engaging with Your Community - Ministry opportunities abound in your neighborhood, particularly among people with disabilities. Explore local ministry opportunities and challenges, then explore next steps and actions. Read More
April 30: Five Videos for Training Children and Youth Ministry Leaders - In 2014, the CRC and RCA synods approved recommendations encouraging churches and ministries to fully engage children and youth with disabilities in church programs and ministries. These five videos were the product of a joint conference on this topic. Read More

Explore

Most churches are very good at helping people through short-term crises. But churches have more trouble dealing with someone who is not going to “get better.”
Disability ministry resources are available for advocates, worship planners, and church staff covering topics related to caring, accessibility and awareness, mental health and more.
Here are the books we love to recommend for your church and ministries.
We encourage churches to celebrate Disability Week October 12 through 18, 2015. Videos on our home page will work well for Disability Week worship services and other events.
See past issues of our Breaking Barriers newsletter, available in English, Spanish and Korean.
Contact information for Christian Reformed Disability Concerns in the United States and Canada.
To contribute to Disability Concerns you may do so online or by mail. Both methods serve those who are in the United States or in Canada.