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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