Friendship Festivals have been running for a number of years, as a great day of music, singing, laughter and games with people impacted by developmental disabilities and their families. The featured musician this year is Jordan Raycroft, who you can learn more about and listen to his music at www.jordanraycroft.com. Visit www.friendship.org for more information about Friendship Clubs. Read More →

Hope Overflowing

  Come join us for another fun-filled week at the 2014 Family Retreat! Christian Horizons Canada is hosting its 4th Annual Family Retreat at Elim Lodge! This year’s theme is Hope Overflowing. We are looking for families to come out and enjoy everything from worship and teaching times to fun in the park and on the water! Read More →

“Just come, just get here.”

Sometimes, the best first step is invitation. Who knows how many people don’t attend on any given Sunday simply because no one has asked them?

The video below, from Harvest Bible Chapel in Oakville, Ontario, is an excellent example of an invitation for families with children with special needs. It also goes beyond the invitation to say we have prepared a place for you. Not only are you welcome here, but we have anticipated your arrival and have arranged the additional support you need.

For more information on the Building Communities of Belonging conference on May 3rd at Harvest, you can download the poster, follow the facebook event, or register today! Until the end of March, buy one ticket to register and bring someone else along for free.

The Summer Institute on Theology and Disability was an educational and inspiring time to connect with others interested and invested in the intersection of theology and disability. One of the highlights was meeting with the Canadian contingent that attended this conference and forming an ad hoc network of people doing great things across the province Read More →