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May 3, 2018

[Anglican Communion News Service] Churches and Christians throughout Asia will observe Asia Sunday the week of May 13, with a focus on prayer. Asia Sunday is an initiative of the Christian Conference of Asia, which includes all the Anglican provinces in the region as well as the Anglican Church...

March 1, 2018

St. Mark’s Episcopal Church in Corpus Christi, Texas, has built 218 wheelchair ramps since 2001 through its outreach ministry Access Plus, now led by Doug Wayland, center with sunglasses on his hat. This ramp was completed in April 2017 for Vicenta Merida, standing right...

January 18, 2018

Church member Linda Tarnay, center, cuts the ribbon of the new ramp as her caregiver, the Rev. Winnie Varghese and the Rev. Anne Sawyer watch. The Dec. 2 ramp blessing ceremony celebrated a challenging five-year project to make the historic New York’s St. Mark’s Church...

June 28, 2017

[Anglican Communion News Service] Members of an Anglican youth group in Blantyre, Malawi, have donated medical equipment, including a wheelchair, to two boys in need in the African country.

Victor January, who is 12 and has difficulties walking, received the medically recommended...

December 18, 2016

The Holy Land Institute for the Deaf provides a mostly one-on-one education for its students, who learn the fundamentals of sign language by tactile learning. Photo: Lynette Wilson/Episcopal News Service

[Episcopal News Service] For more than 50 years, the Holy...

October 14, 2016

In honor of National Disability Employment Awareness Month, observed throughout October, Presiding Bishop and Primate Michael Curry has asked all Episcopalians to remember and honor the invaluable contributions of disabled lay and clergy who have served, and currently serve, within the...

October 13, 2016

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] In honor of National Disability Employment Awareness Month, observed throughout October, Presiding Bishop and Primate Michael Curry has asked all Episcopalians to remember and honor the invaluable contributions of disabled lay and clergy...

December 13, 2012

By: Wendy Johnson

This is part 2 of Cindy Spencer’s guests posts about welcoming children with “invisible disabilities” into our faith communities. Cindy’s son is on the autism spectrum so she has first-hand experience with the adjustments and accommodations required to be hospitable to all children.

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December 12, 2012

By: Wendy Johnson

From time to time I will feature guest bloggers who I believe have an important message to share with the rest of the church. This blog post was submitted by Cindy Spencer, Children and Youth Ministries Coordinator, Saint Mark’s Cathedral, Seattle.

It is the end of the church...

August 1, 2012

August 1, 2012

Dear Governor:

                We, the undersigned members of the Interfaith Disability Advocacy Coalition (IDAC) and other religious and religiously-affiliated organizations, urge you to support participation of your State in the expanded Medicaid program...

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