Making Worship Accessible

Physical Challenges in Worship

Complacency (n): a feeling of security, often while unaware of potential danger with an existing situation.

Does “complacency” describe your church and their attitude towards making worship accessible for people with physical and mental challenges? What can our churches do to help meet this challenge head-on?

Lisa HancockLisa Hancock, one of the co-founders of The Julian Way, an initiative of the Missional Wisdom Foundation focusing on ministry and communal engagement with individuals and families with physical and developmental disabilities served as moderator for our discussion, titled "Making Worship Accessible: Physical Challenges in Worship."


Panelists included:

Lynn SwedbergLynn Swedberg, Disability Consultant for the DisAbility Ministries Committee of The United Methodist Church and an occupational therapist with adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. 

Evelyn McMullenEvelyn McMullen, Founder of Bright Threads Ministries, a non-profit organization that shows churches how to weave people of ALL abilities into the fabric of congregational life.

Ramsey PattonRev. Ramsey Patton, Assistant Pastor and Director of Caring Ministries, Highland Park UMC, Dallas.

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(Live webinar date: June 15, 2017)