Below you can find a range of downloadable resources to help you and your church think more about access, inclusion, belonging and participation for disabled people.
On this page:
The 360 Accessibility Audit pack
A comprehensive tool to help you think through how your church can become more open and welcoming of the belonging and participation of disabled people.
Click here to find out more and download the pack
Model Disability Champion role description
A role description for a Parish Disability Champion who will raise issues of access, belonging and participation for disabled people in the life and worship of your church.
|Model Disability champion role description.docx||Download |
Model Parish Disability Statement
A model statement of your aspiration and intention to be a church that recognises the unique and valuable contribution that disabled people make to the life and worship of the church.
|Model Parish disability statement.docx||Download |
Creating an accessibility area on your website
Every church website should have accessibility information that can help disabled people decide if attending is possible and whether their specific needs will be met. This guide helps you create an accessibility area with useful information.
|Creating an accessibility area on your website.docx||Download |
These are resources you could use in a service with a focus on disability.
|Liturgical resources disability.docx||Download |
Reflections for preachers
A series of short Old and New Testament Biblical reflections to help you preach about disability and inclusion
|Biblical reflections.docx||Download |
There are many simple and low cost things you can do to make immediate and significant changes to your welcome and inclusion of disabled people.
Strength made perfect – Disability and the Church
A six session study course for small groups or personal use, exploring disability in society, the Bible and the church.
Click here to find out more and download the course
Making worship inclusive
Guidance for making your worship more inclusive of disabled people.
|Making worship inclusive.pdf||Download |
Finding funding for access improvements can be a challenge. This document outlines some information on types of funding, and suggests some grant making trusts and charities.
|Funding Advice - disability mininstry||Download |