Disability Ministry

Through the Roof Disability ministry equips the church to reach out, serve, and include people affected by disability, helping them to integrate into the life of the church.

Sunday Morning Assisted Learning Classes

It is our desire to include children, teens, and adults with disabilities in Bible fellowship and activities with their peers whenever possible. One-on-one “Buddies” will be arranged whenever possible. Please call in advance to make arrangements at 330.315.5522.

Children Ages 5–10

9:00 am, Room 240 S.W.A.T. (Green Campus), and 10:30am, Room 107 (Akron Campus)

Teens/Young Adults

10:30 am, Room 105 (Akron Campus), and the Assisted Learning Room (Green Campus)

Adults

10:30am, first Sunday each month in the Assisted Learning Room and the Deacons’ Room in the Balcony Hallway all other Sundays (Akron Campus), and the Assisted Learning Room 102 (Green Campus).

 

Other Opportunities

A Place to Belong Support Group

First and third Fridays each month, 1:00–3:00pm, Great Commission Room (Akron Campus). Genuine support, practical help, and new friendships for those who have physical disabilities.

Fellowship of Friends

Outreach and social events for those affected by physical disabilities. Events are combined with other churches and groups in the community. Meets once per month. Contact Margaret Matasic for upcoming events.

Deaf Outreach

Interpreting for the deaf is provided during the 9:00am worship service weekly at the Akron and Green campuses when requested in advance. Holiday schedules may vary. Special arrangements for an interpreter for a class may be made when available by contacting Margaret Matasic.

Retreat

Retreat offers a change of pace where people affected by disability can relax and have fun in a safe environment. Our adult program offers times of worship and Bible study, all with a focus on the needs of the disability community.

Local and Global Missions Opportunities

To learn about upcoming mission trips to Central America, visit our Through the Roof Ministries Web site.

Join us at the Akron or Canton warehouse to work on wheelchairs and mobility equipment, or volunteer by picking up donated equipment for those in need in our community and around the world.

See a comprehensive report on the recent Haiti and Honduras mission trips here.

Care 2 Share Visitation Ministry

Care 2 Share is a unique way to reach a person or family with the message of love and hope. Volunteers have the opportunity to serve through delivering packages and inspirational gifts to bring hope, encouragement, and the promise of a genuine relationship with God.

More Info

Contact Margaret Matasic at 330.315.5522. Visit our Through the Roof Ministries Web site.