Disability Ministry

ELCA Disability Ministries provides many different kinds of resources to assist and connect people. Find resources specific to some of the ministries associated with ELCA Disability Ministries under the relevant tabs. Find more general resources under the Disability tab.

 

The Evangelical Lutheran Deaf Association provides support, education and information sharing among congregations and ministry services within the ELCA. The ELCA also has some deaf congregations.

Deaf Congregations

Deaf Congregations

Deaf Congregations

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Evangelical Lutheran Deaf Association

ELDA: comprised of deaf ministries in the ELCA

Evangelical Lutheran Deaf Association

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Find information about the ELCA’s gathering for youth, DAYLE. Find Lutheran-affiliated and other organizations below which provide services.

Developmental Disabilities Resources

Written resources on disability.

Developmental Disabilities Resources

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Lutheran Services Disability Network

Lutheran Services in America works with those with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

Lutheran Services Disability Network

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MOSAIC

Mosaic is connected to Lutheran Services in America, providing services for those with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

MOSAIC

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Other Resources

Additional resources and networks for congregational work with people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

Other Resources

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Rejoicing Spirits

Adapting worship services to be more welcome to people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

Rejoicing Spirits

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Read and study the ELCA’s social message on mental illness and open other documents to learn more about mental illness.

Congregational Study Leaders Guide


Congregational Study Leaders Guide

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In a Congregation

Ways for members of congregations to take communal action to address issues of mental illness.

In a Congregation

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Learn More

Learn more about mental illness.

Learn More

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Lutheran Services in America

Resources of Lutheran Services in America.

Lutheran Services in America

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Pathways to Promise

Pathways to Promise was founded to facilitate the faith community's work in reaching out to those with mental illness and their families.

Pathways to Promise

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Suicide Prevention

Website and other resources offered for families around suicide prevention.

Suicide Prevention

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What Now

Web sites from many organizations with mental health/illness resources and programs.

What Now

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Use the buttons below to find resources for people with visual impairments.

Resources

Blind and visual impairment resources.

Resources

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The ELCA has developed many resources to assist with inclusion and accessibility.

Accessibility Guide

Accessibility Guide

Accessibility Guide

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American Association of People with Disabilities

An interfaith initiative working with rostered leaders/seminarians who are differently abled.

American Association of People with Disabilities

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Church of All and for All

World Council of Churches statement.

Church of All and for All

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Congregational Action Network

Network to promote accessibility & inclusion.

Congregational Action Network

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Leaders with Disabilities

Working with leaders with disabilities.

Leaders with Disabilities

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