The United Church of Canada is committed to becoming an open, accessible, and barrier-free church, where there is full participation of people with disabilities. Consider how your community of faith can become a more accessible one for people with a range of disabilities. The United Church of Canada’s Accessibility Audit for Communities of Faith might help move in the right direction.
For more info, visit: Accessibility Audit (PDF)
Rev. Dr. Sharon Ballantyne, who serves as the Ordained Minister for Dunsford United Church in the ECORC, has also recently developed two draft documents which are linked here.
- Detailed Inventory for Communities of Faith (PDF)
The Detailed Inventory for Communities of Faith was developed in conjunction with the Accessibility Audit.
- Disabilities and Inclusion – The Body of Christ Standing or Sitting (PDF) (Draft, Feb. 1, 2019)
Guidelines for using inclusive language in asking people to participate in the singing of hymns.
For more info, visit: United Church of Canada – Disability and Inclusion