Tuesday, November 01, 2011
Inclusion Fusion Conference press release
Free Web Conference to Educate About Kids with Disabilities
Inclusion Fusion will teach church professionals how to reach kids with special needs
CHAGRIN FALLS, OHIO – November 1, 2011 – Key Ministry, a non-profit organization based in Cleveland, Ohio, is regarded as a leader in the field of inclusion ministry and is pleased to present Inclusion Fusion, our first annual special needs ministry web summit. In partnership with pajamaconference.com, we are offering this FREE, worldwide web conference to equip churches to more effectively serve, welcome and include families of kids with disabilities.
Inclusion Fusion, being held from November 3-5, 2011, is being made available free of charge to ensure the participation of as many church leaders, volunteers and families as possible. Presentations will be videotaped in advance by experts from all over the United States. Each training module will then be available online, free of charge, at any time from November 3-5. A collection of all presentations will be permanently housed on a related website following the conclusion of the conference.
Chuck Swindoll, Chairman of the Board at Insight for Living, Chancellor at Dallas Theological Seminary, and Senior Pastor at Stonebriar Church in Frisco, Texas will provide the keynote address. In addition to his professional responsibilities, Dr. Swindoll is the proud grandpa of a child with special needs.
Other speakers include Shannon Dingle, Founder of the blog “The Works of God Displayed,” and special needs ministry coordinator at Providence Baptist Church in Raleigh, NC; Amy Dolan, Founder of Lemon Lime Kids; Connie Hutchinson, Director of Disabilities Ministry at First Evangelical Free Church of Fullerton, California; Marie Kuch, Founder and Executive Director of Nathaniel’s Hope in Orlando, Florida, and many, many more.
There will be topics of interest for those in professional ministry, as well as for parents of kids with special needs. Topics will include advocating for your child at church, how to set up welcoming ministry environments, how to establish respite care and different models for providing respite, common misconceptions about special needs ministry, and using social media in special needs ministry to name just a few.