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Our goal is to identify and break down any barriers that keep people with disabilities and their families from being able to fully participate in the body life of this church.

As Joni Eareckson Tada suggests, “A person with a disability can do more for the spiritual well-being of the church than you can imagine.”

Accessibility

Most of our church is accessible. Check with Guest Central for locations of the elevators to access the A, B, C and D buildings on our main campus. There is also an elevator on the north campus in the back of the main building.

Sunday Morning Life Groups

Fellowship of Friends

10:00 am | Room C-212

Teens and adults with mild to moderate intellectual disabilities. Class format includes instruction in the Word, prayer, sharing time, music and fellowship.

Circle of Friends

10:00 and 11:30 am | Room C-209

Email Alise Ramseyer for information on which class and time best fits your student’s age and needs.

Inclusion

It is our desire to include children with disabilities in Sunday school classes with their peers whenever possible. Please call the Special Needs Ministry in advance to make necessary arrangements: 714-257-4391.

Deaf Ministries

Interpreting for the deaf and hard of hearing is provided during the 10:00am service in the Worship Center.
Assisted listening headsets are available to help amplify the sound during Sunday services and other events. Check out a headset at Guest Central.
Printed lyrics of the morning worship music are available from Guest Central in large-print format.

Events

Friday Night Live

Quarterly Friday night social event for teens and adults with intellectual disabilities. An evening of fun, entertainment and dinner from 6:00–9:00pm. Contact Alise Ramseyer, 714-257-4391, to be put on mailing list for upcoming events. A Medical Release Form needs to be filled out to attend Friday Night Live. For your convenience, you may fill out the form here and bring it with you to the next event.

Hoopstars

This incredible community basketball league is for players with disabilities from ages 12 and up. Our church facilities are used by this league during a ten-week season (November–February.) For more information, contact: www.hoopstarsbb.com.

Rainbow Express

One week summer day camp program for students preschool to high school with special needs and peer buddies. Email rainbowexpressca@gmail.com for more information.

MoKSN (Moms of Kids with Special Needs)

Various events during the year for moms who have children with special needs. Call the Special Needs Ministry office at 714-529-5544 ext. 522 to be added to the mailing list for notification of upcoming events and activities.


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