Jesus, Teach Us to Be Neighbors Melody is a hymn written in 2022 for Mr. Rogers Day and this PDF includes the melody with words in larger print.
Schedule - Leader Briefing (I & II) for GA225 Committee Leaders. (As of February 11, 2022)
Report of the Special Committee on Racism Truth and Reconciliation (SCRTR) to the 225th General Assembly (2022)
The GA225 Community Directory provides eligible organizations with the opportunity to connect, at no additional cost, to assembly participants and observers on the General Assembly Website.
Final version of Church Discipline - as of January 2022.
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The 222nd General Assembly (2016) created a Rules of Discipline Task Force, to be charged with revising the entire Rules of Discipline to make the Rules of Discipline more accessible to the church, to preserve and enhance the accountability of councils and individuals to the church, to expand the role of mediation and alternate dispute resolution, and to provide flexibility in crafting …
This Quicksheet covers how the administrative tasks of policy-writing, information-gathering, and planning can improve your ministry with people of all abilities. Policy considerations are offered, new ideas for form design are shared, and suggestions for planning are targeted for Christian formation, fellowship and service, and worship.
This Quicksheet is focused on the fundamental principle that words matter. Guidance is provided on how to shape the language used in speaking about ability; how to look for unintended messages about ability in scripture, curriculum, music, and liturgy; and how to enhance communication, particularly with visual cues.
This Resource Roadmap is a list of resources with descriptions for faith communities and inclusion of people of all abilities. It is a companion to a series of Quicksheets around Physical Access, Social Access, Language, and Policies.
This Quicksheet introduces ways to improve physical access in and to your facilities, with targeted suggestions for worship and Christian formation. Guidance is also offered on visual and auditory supports, sensory strategies, and food accommodations, with targeted suggestions for Christian formation, worship, and fellowship and service.
This Quicksheet describes how to offer social supports, with targeted suggestions for Christian formation and fellowship and service for disability inclusion. Social access is also addressed in a discussion of leadership development, with targeted suggestions for Christian formation and worship.