Leading a Special Needs Ministry
What do you need to lead a special needs ministry? Â If you're not asking this question as a church leader, you are already behind. Families in your community are asking this question in every area of life--not just church. We need to meet families, families of every kind, and love them right where they are.Â Leading a Special NeedsÂ MinistryÂ isÂ a practical how-to guide for the family ministry team working to welcome one or 100 children with special needs. Author Amy Fenton Lee offers easily referenced guidance for:•Caring for parents beginning the diagnosis processÂ •Vital stats/info regarding special needs•Developing programs, polices and procedures•Special needs ministry leadership•Providing education for volunteersÂ •Example ministry documentsÂ •and moreThis comprehensive guidebook is long overdue. Special needs ministry is no longer a niche topic, but at the heart of serving communities well. Join a movement of churches who are seeking to more effectively serve the entire body of Christ.
About the Author
Amy Fenton LeeÂ has written extensively on the subject of special needs inclusion in children's ministry environments and has been published in dozens of in-print publications, journals, and on the web, including her own blog, TheInclusiveChurch.com.Â In a previous life, Amy was a certified public accountant forÂ a major accounting firm. Amy lives north of Atlanta with her husband and young son.