Disabilities Ministry

"And when they could not bring [the paralyzed man] to Jesus because of the crowd, they removed the roof above him..."
— Mark 2:3-4 (paraphrased)

The Disabilities Ministry is committed to opening doors and building bridges in the Church of the Brethren and beyond so that all may worship, serve, be served, learn, and grow in the presence of God as a valued member of our Christian community.

The disabilities ministry of the Church of the Brethren has partnered with ADNet, the Anabaptist Disabilities Network, to expand the resources available to Church of the Brethren congregations and individuals. Read more about the partnership, and use the links to the left to learn how your congregation can better support and advocate for our sisters and brothers with disabilities and mental health issues.

Disabilities Ministry News

Debbie Eisenbise concludes work with Congregational Life Ministries
(November 10, 2017)

Debbie Eisenbise’s work with the Church of the Brethren’s Congregational Life Ministries has concluded, as of Wednesday, Nov. 8. She had...

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Disabilities Ministry celebrates 27 years of the Americans with Disabilities Act
(July 20, 2017)

July 26 marks the 27th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Find more information at https://www.adaanniversary.org...

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Congregational Life Ministries gives Intercultural Award, welcomes new members of Open Roof Fellowship
(July 8, 2017)

Congregational Life Ministries gave awards and citations during the Mission and Ministry Board’s pre-Annual Conference meeting in Grand...

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Photo by Jeanne Davies
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October 6 & 7, 2017
Sessions led by Debbie Eisenbise & Gimbiya Kettering:
Christ and Contemporary Identities
The Beautiful Terribleness of Love in Action
Papercuts to Gunshots: The Violence of my Biases

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Anabaptist Disabilities Network Blog

Advent 3: Zechariah's Silence
Accepting the Gifts We're Given
Advent 1: The Dawn Breaks Upon Us

Read more from the Anabaptist Disabilities Network blog