Don and Linda Boden
Connection Ministries Founders
In 1994, they joined Lutheran Disability Ministries (LDM), later called SonRise. They expanded congregational ministries beyond Central Indiana and developed a full summer camp ministry. Today with Connection Ministries, Don and Linda have laser focused their leadership on ministries in congregations.
Connection Ministries Consultant
For the past 10 years, Jackie equipped local churches to minister with people with intellectual disabilities, the same mission embraced by Connection Ministries. She also brought her leadership to HandyCamp, later called SonRise.
Jackie joined the Connection Ministries team in January 2017, and brings her knowledge for congregational ministry along with gifts of creativity, writing, and design to develop resources for the ministry.
Deb is the part-time administrative assistant for Connection Ministries, and helps churches in the CM network manage the administrative needs for the Summer Friendship Gatherings (SFG) and weekly Friendship groups. Deb is a member of Spirit of Joy Church, where she also works part-time. She is an active volunteer in the Spirit of Joy Friendship group.
Deb lives with her husband Eric, and they have two daughters Olivia and Haley. She enjoys cooking, singing, reading, gardening and CrossFit.