United Methodist National Task Force on Disability Ministries is a group of Christians devoted to making every place of worship a welcoming place for individuals with all disabilities, realizing that each person has unique gifts and graces.
The group offers assistance to United Methodists and other congregations by providing resources for education, support, and advocacy for disability ministry. For more information visit their web page at umcdmc.org.
The Task Force is sponsored by General Board of Global Ministries (GBGM) and operates through the United Methodist Committee on Relief (UMCOR) as part of its Health Concerns office.
Photo above: Lara Wagner provides sign language interpretation during the May 19 session of the 2016 United Methodist General Conference in Portland, Ore. Double exposure by Paul Jeffrey, UMNS.
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