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More Than Welcome Training - Middlesbrough

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Wednesday, 27 February 2019 from 09:30 to 15:30 (GMT)

More Than Welcome Training - Middlesbrough

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Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
Individual 25 Feb 2019 £20.00 £0.00
Groups
£5 per person discount for groups of 2 or more bookings.
25 Feb 2019 £15.00 £0.00
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27 Feb 2019 Free £0.00

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More Than Welcome
  
 
This course will train your church 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?
 
Trinity Centre, James Street, North Ormesby, Middlesbrough TS3 6LD
 
 
When will it be?
 
Wednesday 27th February 2019, 9.30am for a prompt start at 10am, 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.

Refreshments and a light lunch will be provided.

 

For further information contact:

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

 


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Trinity Centre
James Street
North Ormesby
TS3 6LD Middlesbrough
United Kingdom

Wednesday, 27 February 2019 from 09:30 to 15:30 (GMT)


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Livability

Livability is the disability charity that connects people with their communities. Through a wide range of disability, education, training and community services, we promote inclusion and wellbeing for all.

We put the elements in place that all add up to livable lives and communities.

Find out more at www.livability.org.uk.

Email the Community Engagement team at joinin@livability.org.uk.

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