Plan Ahead! A Thriving Friendship group, Tip #1

Plan Ahead! A Thriving Friendship group, Tip #1

As the Friendship season begins, Connection Ministries will be sending out useful tips and hints that you are welcome to incorporate into the Friendship group at your church!   These tips are a great way to continue strengthening the Friendship groups,...
Companion Training PowerPoint Slides

Companion Training PowerPoint Slides

 Role of a Companion  Description of Disabilities   Spirituality of People with IDD   Spiritual Gifts    Communication   Behavior    Abuse    Administration    Lesson Effectiveness    Technology – FreeBibleImages.org...
When a Friend has a Seizure…

When a Friend has a Seizure…

What would you do if your friend had a seizure? Many of our Friendship groups include friends with disabilities that experience seizures.  Would you know how to offer first aid for your friend?  These are questions being raised by our Friendship groups and we wanted...
Concordia Publishing House Resources

Concordia Publishing House Resources

Building on the Rock Lutheran Confirmation and First Communion resource for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities developed by Bethesda Lutheran Communities. Includes teacher lesson and student handout. Packaged in a binder.   Share with...
Connection Ministries Curricula Resources

Connection Ministries Curricula Resources

“We Love Because God First loved Us” A three lesson New Testament story of God’s love for us developed by Connection Ministries, available for free download. These lessons were developed for a summer three evening retreat in congregations with ministries...