Prize for book about Dementia http://www.archbishopofcanterbury.org/articles.php/5761/john-swintons-dementia-living-in-the-memories-of-god-wins-michael-ramsey-prize Clergy Wellness Corner, Pacific Northwest Conference http://www.pnwumc…
New York Times series on disability:–1, pride http://www.nytimes.com/2016/08/21/opinion/sunday/becoming-disabled.html — 2, Finding refuge with the skin I’m in http://www.nytimes.com/2016/08/24/opinion/finding-refuge-with-the-skin-im-in.html …
What do we really need healing of?
Donna Fado Ivery presented at the joint DMC/AMD meeting in Dallas in 2015. Her new CD, Dancing Through the Pain, will be available on Sept. 1.
What do clergy need for positive mental health?
Newsletter from Mental Health Ministries
Mental health and poverty
UMCom: Breaking the taboo
Pew Trust report: care for lifetime
Understanding and support for trauma victims
DREDF on ADA Education and Reform bill
Disability advocacy: NAMI presents the platforms of the two major parties on mental health matters.
Disability advocacy: MHA presents “vote with mental health in mind”
Group calls for universal health care. “The United Methodist Church therefore affirms in our Social Principles (¶ 162V) health care as a basic human right and affirms the duty of government to assure health care for all.”
This newsletter is generally issued weekly by the
United Methodist Association of Ministers with Disabilities,
a caucus of the United Methodist Church.
Welcome as a Way of Life: a practical theology of Jean Vanier http://wipfandstock.com/welcome-as-a-way-of-life.html Disable Poverty initiative http://disablepoverty.org/what-is-disable-poverty/#action Process Theology and Disa…
Shifting the margins https://shiftingmargins.wordpress.com/2016/07/22/shifting-the-margins/ UMCD report http://www.umcd.org/news/nat.html Design for disability http://www.ted.com/talks/elise_roy_when_we_design_for_disabili…
Disability Ministries Committee newsletter http://campaign.r20.constantcontact.com/render?m=1104745249463&ca=64b521f4-66ba-4a15-9ff2-a9f239f58732 Ramp Ministries update and SAWS newsletter http://www.umdisabilityministries.org…
UM Disability blog: the man born blind http://umdisability.blogspot.com/2016/07/the-man-born-blind-chris-wylie.html Deaf theology: late night thoughts: http://signsunseen.com/?p=31 A previous announcement mentioned a document …
Chris Wylie is an elder in the Upper New York AC who is currently on incapacity leave.)