UN International Day of Persons with Disabilities

December 3, 2020

December 3 is the International Day of Persons with Disabilities. Consider using worship resources that explore theologies of disability and how the church can becoming an open, accessible, and barrier-free space, where there is full participation of people with disabilities.

Worship Ideas
File Access Sunday | United Church of Christ
Resources from our full communion partner the United Church of Christ that celebrate the gifts of people with disabilities and focus on making the church more whole by becoming more accessible.
File Beautiful and Beloved, Vulnerable and Whole
A service by the Rev. Miriam Spies for Disabilities Awareness Day
Binary Data Disability Advocacy Sunday 2018 | NCCI
Worship resources from the National Council of Churches in India
File Room at the Table
A worship service by the Rev. Sharon Ballantyne for Disabilities Awareness Day
File The Days Are Surely Coming
A service by Miriam Spies for the first Sunday of Advent, year C, and Disabilities Awareness Day.
File Toward Inclusion of Persons with Disabilities (Mark 1:29-39)
A worship service with the theme of creating a culture of mutuality and full participation for those with disabilities and their allies (based on Mark 1:29-39). ...
File Toward Inclusion of Persons with Disabilities (Rom. 12:3–13)
A worship service with the theme of creating a culture of mutuality and full participation for those with disabilities and their allies (based on Rom. 12:3–13).
Related Material
File I Am Called Blessed: Disability Justice in The United Church of Canada
In this video, Lynda Katsuno reflects on the work that still needs to be done in the church so people with disabilities can fully participate.
File The Gift of Being | World Council of Churches
A theological statement on becoming a church of all and for all.
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