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Disability Ministries

Special Friends Kids: Age 2-Grade 5

11:15 a.m. Sundays ǀ Room C140

Kids with special needs are invited to hear from God and respond to Him in a sensory-friendly environment. Supported by dedicated volunteers, kids choose to engage in developmentally appropriate activities to meet their individual needs. Modified Bible stories, music, prayer and hands on activities taught by special educators help them connect with the God who loves them.

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Special Friends Teens & Adults: Grade 6—Adult

5:30 p.m. Saturdays ǀ Room B103-B109

Teens and adults with special needs are invited to hear from God and respond to Him in a sensory-friendly environment. Supported by volunteers, teens & adults choose to engage in developmentally appropriate activities to meet their individual needs. A church service with interactive worship, group discussion, modified Bible teaching and hands on activities taught by Special Friends Pastor Paul help them connect with the God who loves them.

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Special Friends Adult Community: Age 18 & Up

6-9 p.m. Wednesdays ǀ Atrium, Lakeside Auditorium & Room C140

Independent adults with special needs join together for dinner/fellowship, worship in the Midweek service, and an interactive Bible study. Social events and serving projects are planned throughout the year.

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Weekend Service for Families – Section 106B

5:30 p.m. Saturdays ǀ 9:00 a.m. Sundays

Meet the Section Leader, those that have a heart to support families, and other families with special needs in the Main Auditorium during one of our weekend services. Section gatherings and other opportunities for community are held throughout the year.

5:30 p.m. Service 9 a.m. Service

Special Friends Saturdays: Monthly Respite Program

The Special Friends team is developing a monthly respite program to uniquely serve Special Friends families. These Saturday gatherings will create space for children with special needs and their siblings to unleash their God-given abilities in an atmosphere where they can experience safety, fun and the love of Christ. And once a month, their parents can count on time to refuel—free of charge. Email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it to receive details when they become available.

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Paul Von Tobel
Special Friends Pastor
(224) 512-1233
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Debbie Carlson
Family Support Manager
(224)512-1322
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