This ministry is called at times to be a voice and connection with justice and advocacy needs that effect families, children, and youth. Staff member, Rev. Kate Epperly, has been called to engage in these important conversations. Her blog, Disciples Justice for Children, is a wonderful resource for current insights and information.
Throughout this website you will find resource to help all ages learn, engage, and participate in issues that require a faithful response to God's call and missions. Below are some of our direct connections with interfaith and ecumenical partners.
A diverse coalition of denominations and faith-based organizations united by the call of our faiths to confront America’s gun violence epidemic and to rally support for policies that reduce death and injury from gunfire. It has now grown to more than 50 groups representing tens of millions of Americans in faith communities across the nation – and its call to confront this epidemic has grown ever more urgent and imperative
IDAC is a diverse, nonpartisan coalition of national religious and religiously affiliated organizations whose core spiritual values affirm the rights and dignity of people with disabilities.
Since 1980 Children’s Disaster Services (CDS) has been meeting the needs of children by setting up child care centers in shelters and disaster assistance centers across the nation. Specially trained to respond to traumatized children, volunteers provide a calm, safe and reassuring presence in the midst of the chaos created by tornadoes, floods, hurricanes, wildfires any natural or human caused disaster.
In connection with Disciples Home Missions Refugee and Immigration Ministries, we network with ministries that focus on women and children immigration.
Our mission is to call and equip compassionate people from many Christian faith traditions to exemplify Christ’s love to homeless women and children by creating and sustaining thriving Bridge of Hope locations.
Helps churches and organizations around the world share God’s love with people who have intellectual disability. Provides resources that support faith formation and congregational inclusion for individuals with intellectual disability.
This page was last updated by OU 10/17