4 Practices of an Inclusive Church
In our June 2014 Visitor we outlined 4 Practices of an Inclusive Church. Do you know what they are?
Story by Charlotte LV Thoms
Encourage. Designate volunteers to regularly visit with, send uplifting notes to, or call to encourage and pray with those worshipping from home. This ministry is also reciprocal; those who worship from home can also call others who need encouragement.
Invite. Make sure all members know about and are invited to attend upcoming events and activities. Accommodate. Ensure that your church facilities are accessible for mobility devices and that volunteers are available to assist those who need this type of support.
Accommodate. Ensure that your church facilities are accessible for mobility devices and that volunteers are available to assist those who need this type of support.
Include. Discover what gifts all members can contribute to church life and encourage participation or leadership in those areas. Your church can also live stream or post weekly church services on the Internet.
For more on this topic read our June Underscore article: How do we Continue to Engage Members That Need to Worship at Home?
Read and share these individual Visitor stories, too!
- June 2014 Feature: The Reel Deal Are Adventists Ready to Take on Film?
- Columbia Union Filmmakers to Watch
- Movies we Want to See
- What Happened to the Record Keeper?
- What She Can Do
- Editorial: Acts of Encouragement
- Book Release: The Man With the Reversible Foot
- Bulletin Board