Sunday School, teaching children who God is and that He created them with a plan and a purpose. A variety of accommodations are available at our Saturday 5 p.m., Sunday 9 a.m. & 11 a.m. worship services to ensure that children with disabilities are able to learn and succeed in the classroom.
Buddy Break, a FREE respite program on the second Saturday morning of every month. This is designed to give caregivers of kids with disabilities needs a break from their ongoing care-giving responsibilities.
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Email Akela Edwards
The Upper Room, teaching children who God is and that He created them with a plan and a purpose. A variety of accommodations are available at our Saturday 5 p.m. & Sunday 11 a.m. worship services to ensure that children with disabilities are able to learn and succeed in the classroom.
Middle & High School Youth Group, we provide buddies and any additional support needed for all to participate in our Wednesday night middle school youth group (LUG) and our Sunday night (High School Youth Group). Email Stephanie.email@example.com.
Access Caregivers Small Group
This is a group of believers who are caregivers. They have children with special needs or elderly parents, or they work or volunteer with people who have special needs. It’s not a requirement of the group, but they do talk a lot about their experiences. Two of the group members are adults with special needs. Tuesdays, 6 p.m., Family Home in Longwood
Email Heather Subbert for more information.
FaithAbility, a monthly (third Friday of every month) connection group for adults from 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. with intellectual disabilities and their family and friends.
Bible Study, a fun and engaging Sunday morning class at 9 a.m. in the Community Art Center for adults with intellectual disabilities. Join us after for the 11 a.m. service.
M.A.P.L.E 22 (Meaningful and Purposeful Life Everyday) - A high-quality day program where adults with special needs feel engaged, valued, loved and connected with their community. We strive to help each person-from student to staff-know they are uniquely created by God and together discover and grow their gifts & talents and experience a meaningful and purposeful life everyday. For more information, contact Karen Howington.
Rhythms of Grace is an acoustic, inclusive, sensory-friendly worship service in the HUB. Wednesdays at 12:30 pm. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for schedule of dates.
Community Art Connection, an arts based ministry for adults with developmental and intellectual disabilities to engage in creative expression and develop artistic talents. Classes in the CAC include fine art, drama, dance, self-defense, culinary arts, and choir. Offered Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Email Community Art Connection
Access Family Connect, a monthly get together for families living with disabilities. Families gather for prayer and a potluck, then parents dive into a special topics Bible study while kids are watched by childcare workers. 6:30-8:30 pm on the third Friday of each month.
Maroulis Small Group- This is a group of families that meet weekly, share a meal, worship together and study the Word of God. Children usually worship with the adults, and then they watch a video and do a craft with a lesson during the adult study time. Children of all ages are welcome.
Boost- We understand disability, including the fatigue and isolation families sometimes experience. We want to give you a Boost — a fun event for individuals and families impacted by disability. You can expect food, crazy activities and times of inspiration! First Friday of each month from 6:30-8:30 pm on our grade school wing.
Contact- Barbara Costanzo
A large parking area designated in front of the worship center for those who have disabilities.
A signed worship service for individuals who are deaf/hard of hearing, Sunday mornings at 11 a.m. at Longwood.
Sound amplification aids are free and available at the Welcome Center for use during any worship service.
Printed lyrics for the visually impaired are also available.
Designated seating areas throughout the sanctuary, if needed, for people with wheelchairs, walkers or other disabilities.
A disabilities/cry room located at the back left side of the sanctuary. This room is equipped with comfortable seating and a large-screen monitor to watch and hear the service. The room is useful not only for moms and babies or small children, but also for children who may find the service to be too much stimulation, who are prone to seizures, who have autism, and other children with disabilities. To support this, there are two family restrooms nearby.
Contact- Heather Subbert