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Presbyterians for Disability Concerns

Presbyterians for Disability Concerns welcomes those who affirm, support and advocate for the gifts, rights and responsibilities of persons with disabilities in the total life of the church. Four consultants are available to help with questions about welcoming persons with disabilities.


Resources and Articles

PC(USA) Disability Inclusion Sunday | Sunday, September 15, 2019 and Sunday, September 13, 2020

 

Tips, Techniques, and Technologies:Toward Meeting the Needs of Persons with Disabilities to Experience Belonging in their Community of Faith.

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Walking With Wounded Warriors: Presbyterian Chaplain Works With Soldiers, Families to Provide Healing, Hope

By Toni Montgomery
When we hear about casualties of war, we tend to think about those who don’t return home. But many in the military do return home with wounds of various types and degree. For the Rev. Lucy Dergarabedian, who serves with a wounded warrior unit, helping these men and women has been part of her job for the past two years. | Read story

Prayer Litany for Celebrating Abilities and Love

eric_and_christineWritten by Eric W. Edwards (with a little help from his Mom, Christine Cornell)
Eric and Christine are members of Memorial Presbyterian Church in Appleton, Wisconsin. Eric is an active deacon, sharing God’s love with members of his “neighborhood.” He especially likes to go with a deacon buddy to deliver flowers making people happy. Eric also sends cards, makes calls and visits, offers hugs and prayers and never misses a meeting of the Board of Deacons. | Read the litany

Congregational Audit of Disability Accessibility & Inclusion

This Congregational Audit of Disability Accessibility and Inclusion was prepared by the Presbyterians for Disability Concerns (PDC) leadership team, in consultation with the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Disability Consultants. 

Congregational audit

Living into the Body of Christ: Towards Full Inclusion of People with Disabilities

This disabilities paper was approved by the 217th General Assembly (2006), includes a study guide. | Download

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