More Than Welcome Training - Crawley

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St Paul's Methodist Church

Woodfield Road

Crawley

West Sussex

RH10 8ER

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More Than Welcome

This course will train your church to respond to the challenge of disability. Whether it’s members of the youth group who have autism, older people with sight or hearing loss, people with learning disabilities or families struggling to care for a relative with dementia, every church has members affected by disability.

Why More than Welcome?

Despite one in six people in the UK experiencing disability, all too often churches don’t know how to respond. And those who do, can find themselves stuck in old, unhelpful ways of doing things. Together we will explore what it means to become a church where everyone can belong – one that doesn’t just welcome disabled people, but includes them within church life, and encourages them to grow and participate.

We will be discussing questions like:

  • What does the Bible really say about disability?
  • What are the barriers that prevent disabled people coming to your church?
  • How can we develop our prayer, worship and teaching to be more inclusive? What would that look like?
  • How can we ensure that disabled people’s gifts are recognised and encouraged?


Who is it for?

More than Welcome is for those who want to think about what it takes to support the full participation of disabled people at their church. As well as get practical support, inspiration and guidance on how to understand the needs of disabled people in their congregation.

Where will it be?

St Paul's Methodist Church, Woodfield Road, Crawley, RH10 8ER

When will it be?

Tuesday July 2nd 2019, 10am registration for a prompt start at 10.30am, until 3.30pm.

How much does it cost?

This event is £20 per person with a discount of £5 per person for groups of 2 or more. A bursary may be available if you are unemployed. Buy online or book now and pay by cash or cheque on the day.

Refreshments and a light lunch will be provided. Please book in good time so we can order your lunch!

For further information contact:

Jennifer Rowlands: jrowlands@livability.org.uk
Mat Ray: mray@livability.org.uk


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RH10 8ER

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