To many in your congregation, extra sounds are noise and movement may be distracting. To those with disabilities, the extra noise and movements are means of communication and ways of coping with the environment. But consider this: the extra noise and movements can actually be part of the unique ways they worship. Read more in the latest MNA Engaging Disability newsletter by clicking here.
MNA Disaster Response was selected by RUF Summer Conference to be the mercy ministry outreach focus for 2019. Each week conference participants built, delivered, and set up Sheds of Hope that were given to families that were impacted by Hurricane Michael. Some video highlights:
Click here to hear from some of the participants.
Tim McCracken is the Metanoia Prison Ministries Regional Director, San Joaquin Valley. He is finding hearts open to the gospel in area prisons; they just need volunteers willing to engage the men in regular Bible study. Learn more about how you can support this ministry – read the entire newsletter here.
MNA Online is a monthly e-newsletter with announcements and news from our ministries, as well as notices of upcoming events and updates on PCA church planters. You can read the latest issue here, where you will also find links to subscribe.
Is your church doing disability ministry? If you have even one family member in your church who is touched by disability, the answer is “YES!” Engaging Disability With The Gospel exists to come alongside churches and families touched by disability with encouragement and supports. To help us better connect and enfold families into the 1,875+ PCA churches, we want to know which congregations are engaging in disability ministry now. Please take a moment to register your church. Even if you think we already know about your church, please help us by submitting this form. Anyone can send in the form: officers, staff, church members, volunteers, etc. Receiving multiple forms from a church gives us a clearer picture of all that a church is offering.
Every city and town in the United States is experiencing an influx of people from all around the world.How can we welcome and serve those that God has brought into our community? Through ESL (English as a Second Language) ministries. MNA offers a 12 hour training to get you started. You can either request a training at your church or check to see if there is one scheduled near you. Click here to learn more about MNA ESL Training.
This video interview with MNA Refugee and Immigrant Ministry Director Pat Hatch was featured in ByFaith. You can read the article here.
Know someone who’s moving? Be sure to suggest they check out this list of new church plants around North America as they look for a new church home.
Want to start an ESL School as a ministry at your church but don’t know how to get started? MNA ESL Director Nancy Booher walks you through the basic steps and provides helpful tools, such as a promotional flier, starter kit, and budgeting advice. Click here to read more.