Mentors for Prisoners Needed

Metanoia Prison Ministries Is Looking for Mentors in TN and SC
Do you live in the Chattanooga, TN or Greenville, SC area? If you do, are you interested in mentoring a prisoner one on one, in person? If you are interested, please contact Mark Casson at mcasson@pcanet.org. We would love to have you join us in the community mentoring ministry.

Disability Focused Book Club

Connections and Conversations: A Gospel-Centered, Disability-focused Book Club for Families
Families living with disability often find it challenging to connect with others who really understand the impact of disability on everyday life. Join our new monthly book club, Connections and Conversations, for real encouragement alongside others who love and care for someone who has a disability. Click here for details.

 

Embracing Movement and Sound in Worship

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.

Sheds of Hope Project

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.

Metanoia Prison Ministries News

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.

Register Your Church with Engaging Disability

Register Your Church with Engaging DisabilityIs 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.

ESL Training Available at Your Request

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.