The Accessible Church Podcast
By Ellen Stumbo
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Welcome to the Accessible Church Podcast, a ministry of Disability Matters, where our hope is to encourage every church to embrace disability. In this podcast we share honest and real stories and perspectives about disability and the church. We believe these stories will teach, challenge, and inspire you.
||CleanEpisode 16: Small Churches Can Do Disability Ministry Too [Podcast]||Disability Ministry is not only for big churches with many resources and people. Small churches can do disability ministry too. Small churches can function as a family, and this way the depth of relationship can be deeper.||10/26/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 17: Disability Ministry Is Not An Elective||Join Ellen Stumbo as she interviews Shannon Dingle and they discuss how disability ministry should not be an elective. Not within our churches, and not within our leadership conferences. From the show: Sometimes Christian Ministry conferences are not a...||11/2/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanIs Every Child Welcome in Your Church? [Podcast]||Join me today as I interview Jolene Philo and Katie Wetherbee about how to make sure that every child is welcomed at church. What we covered in the show: 1. What prompted Jolene and Katie to write “Every Child Welcome 2.||10/20/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 14: When Church Hurts [Podcast]||When Church Hurts||10/13/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 13: What Does the Bible Say About Disability [Podcast]||An interview with Jeff McNair and Kathy McNair||10/6/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 12: Champions Club: A Ministry Model For Kids With Disabilities In the Church [Podcast]||A Ministry Model For Kids With Disabilities In the Church||9/16/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 11: Focus On Common Ground||Welcome to Season 2 of the Accessible church Podcast! Today, our guest is Vinnie Adams, the director of the Reflectors Special Needs Ministry at Faith Church in Dyer, IN. Vinnie and I talked about how effective it is to focus on common ground when buil..||9/7/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSeason 1, Episode 10: Nothing About Us Without Us [Podcast]||Nothing About Us Without Us||6/9/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSeason 1, Episode 9: Disability Etiquette [Podcast]||Disability Etiquette||6/1/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSeason 1, Episode 8: The Church and Disability [Podcast]||The Church and Disability||5/25/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
Support for Families and Church Ministries
As an advocate for persons with disabilities I highly recommend this podcast. Parishes should seriously consider listening to Ellen's podcasts. I love the variety of topics. Great job!
I am thankful for this new podcast. I stumbled upon it while searching online for anything that would help my church be more open to people of all abilities. What I didn't expect was the personal impact. As a single mom living with my own physical/medical disability and raising 3 wonderful teens on the Spectrum I found myself deeply moved and impacted by the shared experiences of the presenters. I also am being wonderfully challenged and learning of how I can help and love others. I highly recommend this podcast for Church Leaders, Youth workers, Parents and anyone willing to walk with people a little different from yourself.
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