An Open Letter to Clergy and Congregations of the Susquehanna Conference of the United Methodist Church: Please Carefully Consider Before Inviting a Faith Healer to Come to Your Congregation (This article was originally published on the website of the Disability Ministries Task Force of the Susquehanna Conference of the United Methodist Church) Key Points: --Please… Continue reading Please Think Carefully Before Inviting a Faith Healer to Visit Your Church
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Prayers You Can Use for Disability Awareness Sunday! (Inspired by the Lectionary!)
The Susquehanna Conference of the United Methodist Church is celebrating Disability Awareness Sunday on October 9, 2022. Here are some prayers that I wrote for anyone who would like to celebrate a Disability Awareness Sunday in their own worship setting! Image shows an inclusive group in silhouette Introduction: What is Disability Awareness Sunday and Why… Continue reading Prayers You Can Use for Disability Awareness Sunday! (Inspired by the Lectionary!)
Resources and Ideas to Celebrate Disability Awareness Sunday at Your Church!
This year during Annual Conference, the Susquehanna Conference passed a motion to celebrate Disability Awareness Sunday on the second Sunday of October! We hope that you will join the Disability Ministries Task Force of the Susquehanna Conference as we celebrate this special Sunday. Although this article was originally written for use within the Susquehanna Conference of the United Methodist Church, it includes ideas and resources you can use in your own congregation! There are lots of ways you can be involved!
The Theology of John Wesley: Online Course, Donations to Benefit Disability Ministries of the UMC
The course is free, but in exchange, please consider making a donation to the Disability Ministries Committee of the United Methodist Church (Advance #3021054) Introduction: My name is Rev. Rebecca L. Holland. I am an author and ordained elder serving in the Susquehanna Conference of the UMC. Recently, I was honored to be asked to… Continue reading The Theology of John Wesley: Online Course, Donations to Benefit Disability Ministries of the UMC
Eye Patched & Proud: Hope for the Broken is Now Available from Touch Point Press
Amazon Author Page: Rev. Rebecca L. Holland My name is Rev. Rebecca L. Holland. I am a visually impaired pastor and author. I would just like to take a moment to share my recent joy with you, as well as some words of encouragement. Image shows Rev. Rebecca at the pulpit. Her right eye is covered… Continue reading Eye Patched & Proud: Hope for the Broken is Now Available from Touch Point Press
Giving Tuesday: UMC Disability Ministries
Please consider supporting Disability Ministries on Giving Tuesday and throughout the year! We are committed to making the United Methodist Church a place where people with disabilities are fully included in all aspects of worship, leadership, ministry, and mission.
Yes, We Can Conference- Disability Awareness Day
I am very honored to be the keynote speaker at the Disability Awareness Conference in Dover, DE on March 14th at Wyoming, UMC. I hope that you will join us!
Devotion: Cats don’t need to repent— but we do! (His Encouragement)
Something about cats and Lent just seem together! My husband says he has never seen any cat who was every sorry for anything. Cats don't need to repent, but humans do! During Lent, we make time for repentance and lamentation.
What I Wish People Understood About Blindness and Visual Impairment
In order to celebrate the publication of my new book, The United Methodist Church & Disability, here are the top things I wish people understood about blindness/ low vision.
5 Ways to Make Worship More Accessible for People with Disabilities
On October 13th, the Susquehanna Conference of the UMC celebrated our first Disability Awareness Sunday. Here are some ideas for how you can make your worship accessible throughout the entire year!