Engaging Disability with the Gospel

GROWING IN CHRIST • ENFOLDING INTO CHURCH • THRIVING TOGETHER

About the Ministry

CHURCH SHOULD BE WHERE EVERYONE GROWS AND THRIVES.

 

Individuals and families impacted by disability experience unique challenges that often keep them from growing in Christ and building genuine relationships in churches.

 

Churches often lack the time, skills, and resources to adapt ministry in ways that enable people with disabilities to grow in their faith and serve.

 

EVERY CHILD, TEEN, AND ADULT WITH A DISABILITY HAS GIFTS AND STRENGTHS THAT HELP MAKE THE CHURCH BODY COMPLETE.

 

We are committed to helping your church grow stronger by enfolding people with disabilities into your existing ministries so that everyone thrives together.

Meet the Coordinator

Ashley Belknap

Executive Director

Originally from Greenville, South Carolina, Ashley has undergraduate degrees in Christian education and business administration from Erskine College. She holds a master’s in theological studies from Reformed Seminary in Jackson, Mississippi.   During her time in Jackson, she served for four years as Director of Women’s Ministry at First Presbyterian Church and also met her husband John. They now reside in Brandon, Mississippi with their three young sons, two of whom are on the autism spectrum. They are members of Brandon Presbyterian Church.   Ashley’s love for ministry, the local church, and families impacted by disability all coalesced in her...