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PET recipient Oke Seun meets PET Mobility founders Mel West and Larry Hills. Photo courtesy of PET Mobility Missouri-Columbia.

Wheelchairs That Work Anywhere

United Methodists invented a PET project to help those unable to walk find freedom and jobs. “It’s what Christ would do if he were here.” View

Participants enjoy the Memphis Joy Prom for those with special needs, hosted by Christ United Methodist Church in Memphis, Tenn. Video image by United Methodist Communications.

Special needs prom brings joy

Watch how one congregation invites those with disabilities to enjoy a very special evening. “It allows them to come, have a great time, and learn about who God is.” View

The Rev. Lancelot Mukundu and Learnmore Kateguru visit by the hospital bed of Farai “Joy” Kanyemba at the United Methodist Nyadire Mission Hospital in Zimbabwe. Photo by Eveline Chikwanah, UMNS

Nyadire hospital offers healing touch

For Farai “Joy” Kanyemba, the United Methodist mission hospital in Zimbabwe is home. Read More

The Chenogaose Day Care Relief Centre in Harare, Zimbabwe allows parents with children with disabilities to leave them in a safe environment during the day. Photo by Priscilla Muzenrengwa, UMNS

Seminar sparks day care for disabled kids in Zimbabwe

Church and Society training offered inspiration for woman who wanted to help children, parents. Read More

Mary Harris, who leads a ministry for the deaf at Conway UMC, Orlando, demonstrates sign language communication at a Mission u workshop.  Photo by Susan Green, UMW.

UMW event urges awareness of disabilities

Educational program shows how something as simple as sign language or patience can help take down barriers for those with disabilities. Read More

The Rev. Jaime Clark-Soles teaches at the 2014 Summer Institute on Theology and Disability. Photo by Sam Hodges, UMNS

Theology and disability summit gets United Methodist welcome

Week-long event brings together scholars, disabled people, parents and church workers. Read More

Abilitrees, a children's ministry at First United Methodist Church Jonesboro, offers a therapeutic Sunday School classroom setting that provides learning and activities designed for children with special needs.

Church focuses on special needs

Abilitrees offers Sunday school and worship services designed to welcome the differently-abled. Read More

The Church in China: To serve God, society

For the past 28 years, the Amity Foundation has worked to assist those on the margins of Chinese society. Read More

UMTV: Special Needs Service

Church "no-shush" policy lets adults with developmental delays participate in worship. "They can be themselves. They are children of God." Read More

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