Monday, August 27, 2012

Workshop in NJ: Building Connections and Community Supports with Your Congregations or Faith Community

Building Connections and Community Supports with Your Congregation or Faith
Community: A Workshop for Individuals, Families, and Community Members

There is growing recognition that inclusion in faith communities can be a door to relationships and inclusion in the wider community for individuals with disabilities and their families, and that people with developmental disabilities bring gifts and service to congregational life. Although there are still experiences of being excluded from faith communities, increasing numbers of congregations and faith communities in New Jersey and across the country are developing a variety of inclusive ministries and supports for children and adults with disabilities and their families. This workshop is designed for individuals, families, and community members and will provide strategies and resources for building connections with their own faith congregations as a source of community support.
Date
Duration
Time
Location
September 8, 2012
1 day
9:00 AM - 12:30 PM
First United Methodist Church, Westfield


Registration Details
Fee information: No charge for individuals with disabilities, family members, congregation members accompanying individuals with disabilities or families, Employees of DDD, or staff of agencies funded by DDD. All other registrants - $75.
http://rwjms.umdnj.edu/boggscenter/projects/faith_based.html


Please note: Submission of the online form is not a confirmation of registration. Submission of the online registration form sends an email request to The Boggs Center. When your form is received, Boggs Center
staff will register you for the course requested, based on space availability. If the training is full,
you will be notified. Written confirmation of your registration and materials will be mailed two weeks prior to the training course. If you do not receive a confirmation, please contact us to verify registration and to receive directions and materials.
For more information: Please email Beth Ong or call (732) 235-9327.


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