Church Wide Training

Written by Lisa Mattheiss
Friday, 15 January 2010 22:49

The following workshops will assist your church in developing ways to include those with disabilities from infancy through AWANA and other youth programs and beyond.

Introduction to Special Needs Ministry – Attendees will understand what a ministry to those with special needs looks like and why ministry to this population is necessary, logical and Biblical. We’ll take a look at how one church made it happen, and how you can too! This workshop is designed for pastors, children’s directors/teachers, AWANA leaders and even parents/caregivers.

How to Create an Inclusive AWANA Club -- This portion of the workshop defines inclusion and gives specific ideas on how to include those with various disabilities in each of the three different parts of the Awana Club. This workshop is designed for pastors, children’s directors/teachers, AWANA leaders and even parents/caregivers.

 Adapting Children’s Ministry Curriculum -- Here’s your opportunity to learn how to adapt your children’s ministry’s current curriculum to accommodate those with special needs. “Adapting Children’s Ministry Curriculum”. The workshop is designed for pastors, children’s directors and teachers, Sunday School teachers, AWANA leaders or even parents/caregivers. “Adapting Children’s Ministry Curriculum” is presented as a follow up to the Introduction and Inclusive Children’s Ministry Workshops. This portion of the workshop takes existing curriculum and illustrates adaptation possibilities. It will give specific ideas on how to accommodate those with various disabilities in Council Time. Learn how to effectively teach, regardless of the level of ability with this multi-sensory approach to learning.

Adult and Senior Ministry--  This workshop will share practical ideas for supporting the adult and senior members of a congregation.  It will also give ideas for opportunities for service.

Contact us about cost and other conference details

 

Last Updated ( Sunday, 24 January 2010 02:54 )