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OurLife Special Needs Ministry

Everybody Belongs, Everybody Serves

OurLife Special Needs Ministry’s AIM; 

Accessible-Inclusive-Missional

OurLife Ministry is committed to opening doors and building bridges
at Life Community Church and beyond so that all may worship, serve, be served, learn, and grow together in the presence of God as a valued disciple of our Community.

 

ABOUT US
MISSION:
“God has combined the members of the body and has given greater honor to the parts that lacked it, so that there should be no division in the body, but that its parts should have equal concern for each other.” 1 Corinthians 12:24-25

-To share the Love of Jesus with those who have special needs.
-To foster relationships with people in our community with special needs.
-To create an embracing community environment for the family impacted by special needs or disability.

 

VISION:
We desire people of all abilities to know that they are wonderfully made by God and bear His image.

 

CORE VALUES:
1. We are passionate about God’s Word being our ultimate authority.
2. We are expressive in our lives for Christ.
3. We value people passionately.
4. We are creative and fun.
5. We value excellence.

 

If you have a child or family member with a special need and are interested in visiting Life Community Church we would love to meet you! Let us know you're coming and for information, contact the church at janlabas@lifefw.com

 

-BOB (Be Our Buddy): This is modeled after the Bible story (Luke 5:18-26).  BOB is someone who comes alongside a child/peer/adult to lovingly help them participate in the various activities and Sunday services 9:15 AM & 11 AM at Life Community.                  (*BOB can be provided with advanced notice.  Please contact us at janlabas@ourlife.com for your loved one.)

 

-Online Support Group (for Parents & Caregivers): Online Support Group is intended to share and communicate the meeting information, local happenings, and touches of encouragement with the Love of Christ as our guide.  Anyone with a loved one touched by special needs or disability is welcome.

(*Click!: OurLife Online Support Group)

 

-Wheels for the World: One of the ministries of Joni and Friends is to collect used wheelchairs, crutches, walkers and spare parts.  Joni and Friends refurbishes them, then give them to adults and children in countries such as Cuba, China, Thailand, Ghana, and Uganda.  (*To donate, please contact at janlabas@lifefw.com. )

 

-Engaging in the Community: We want to serve those who live with special needs or disability and their families and share the Hope of Jesus with them.  (*Night to Shine, Sensory friendly movie night, Summer Bash, DSANI Buddy Walk, Autism Acceptance Walk, Volunteering at Turnstone, Disabilities Expo, Song along with Santa, etc..) 

 

Need more details and/or you are interested in volunteering, contact the church at janlabas@lifefw.com. 

Life Community Missionary Church 7222 W Jefferson Blvd Fort Wayne, IN 46804 Phone: 260-432-1111

Find us on facebook: @LifeCommunityFW          Sunday morning services: 9:15am & 11am