Keys to Successful Transitions between Children’s Ministry and Student Ministry: Belonging through Volunteering
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Keys to Successful Transitions between Children’s Ministry and Student Ministry: Belonging through Volunteering

Ability Ministry Summer 2018 Series: Part 4 of 7 It’s hard to argue the importance of volunteering. You already know that disability ministry doesn’t work without a small army of volunteers. Studies from the Coporation for National and Community Service concluded that “Youth who volunteer are more likely to feel connected to their communities and,...

Keys to Successful Transitions between Children’s Ministry and Student Ministry: Consider the Environment
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Keys to Successful Transitions between Children’s Ministry and Student Ministry: Consider the Environment

Ability Ministry Summer 2018 Series: Part 3 of 7 As a teen ages out of children’s ministry and into a traditional student ministry environment consider the established environment. Most student ministry environments pride themselves on looking, feeling, and sounding different than the children’s ministry environments that came before them. Typical children’s ministry environments are structured,...

Curriculum Isn’t a Dirty Word
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Curriculum Isn’t a Dirty Word

Ryan WolfeIt is Ryan’s passion to equip and empower churches, organizations, and individuals to reach their disability communities for Jesus. Ryan, Director of Program Development, comes to Ability Ministry with 15+ years of ministry experience. He previously worked at First Christian Church in Canton, Ohio as their full-time Disability Pastor. He also worked as a...

Leaders Lead
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Leaders Lead

I’ve heard it once said: Leadership is not a position or a title, it is action and example. I think there is so much truth to this quote. I have known many adults affected by IDD that were leaders. No, they did not hold an official position of leadership within the church or community, but...

International Outreach with Proem Ministries
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International Outreach with Proem Ministries

Ability Ministry has a rich 30 plus year history in the field of disability ministry. Not many other organizations can say that they have been actively reaching people affected by disability for Jesus for nearly as long. Despite this the leadership of Ability Ministry felt that something was missing. That something was ministry beyond our...

First Steps: How to Start a Disability Ministry
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First Steps: How to Start a Disability Ministry

Ryan WolfeIt is Ryan’s passion to equip and empower churches, organizations, and individuals to reach their disability communities for Jesus. Ryan, Director of Program Development, comes to Ability Ministry with 15+ years of ministry experience. He previously worked at First Christian Church in Canton, Ohio as their full-time Disability Pastor. He also worked as a...

Disability Ministry Sunday
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Disability Ministry Sunday

Ryan WolfeIt is Ryan’s passion to equip and empower churches, organizations, and individuals to reach their disability communities for Jesus. Ryan, Director of Program Development, comes to Ability Ministry with 15+ years of ministry experience. He previously worked at First Christian Church in Canton, Ohio as their full-time Disability Pastor. He also worked as a...