Getting Started with Church Accessibility
When you’re just getting started with church accessibility, you might find yourself feeling overwhelmed. It can be hard to know where to begin. Here are some ideas to make church more accessible for people with disabilities both right away and within your first year of working toward church accessibility.
What you can do to improve your church’s accessibility right now
Ideas to make your church more accessible in the first month
Example: if your leaders use the phrase “please stand” during worship, consider other ways of phrasing this that place less emphasis on physical ability or lack of it (for example, “You’re invited to rise in body or in spirit”).
Ideas to make your church more accessible in the first year
Everybody Belongs, Serving Together is a collaboration of RCA and CRCNA Disability Concerns, Christian Horizons, and Elim Christian Services.
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