Disabilities Ministry Resources
The LCMS task force that addressed ministry to people with disabilities assembled a variety of resources that can be used to increase awareness in a congregational setting.
"One Body, Many Parts" - People with disabilities long to be connected to the Body of Christ. They have gifts and talents to share.
Specialized Ministries Information Sheets
Congregational Disabilities Ministry Assessment Tool
"Think About...The Body of Christ"
- The LCMS Northwest District has produced disability awareness resources.
- Worship for Shut-Ins produces a national weekly television program that ministers to the homebound, nursing care centers, the hospitalized and those recovering from illness.
- The LCMS has produced a DVD called "You are Not Alone" containing resources to help congregations minister to people with mental illnesses. Email us to request a free copy.
- The 2010 Survey of Americans with Disabilities showed some interesting findings in the area of education. You may read a summary of the findings, or review the full results.