December 3 is the International Day of Persons with Disabilities. Consider using worship resources that explore theologies of disability and how the church can becoming an open, accessible, and barrier-free space, where there is full participation of people with disabilities.

Worship Ideas

Beautiful and Beloved, Vulnerable and Whole (24.5 KB): A service by the Rev. Miriam Spies for Disabilities Awareness Day
Room at the Table (42.11 KB): A worship service by the Rev. Sharon Ballantyne for Disabilities Awareness Day
The Days Are Surely Coming (25.2 KB): A service by Miriam Spies for the first Sunday of Advent, year C, and Disabilities Awareness Day.
Toward Inclusion of Persons with Disabilities (Mark 1:29-39) (22.64 KB): A worship service with the theme of creating a culture of mutuality and full participation for those with disabilities and their allies (based on Mark 1:29-39).
Toward Inclusion of Persons with Disabilities (Rom. 12:3–13) (22.41 KB): A worship service with the theme of creating a culture of mutuality and full participation for those with disabilities and their allies (based on Rom. 12:3–13).

Related Material

ABCs of Equity, Part 1 (288.02 KB): 52 Devotions on Experiences of Persons with Disabilities, by Rev. Dr. Sharon Ballantyne
ABCs of Equity, Part 2 (260.34 KB): 52 Devotions on Experiences of Persons with Disabilities, by Rev. Dr. Sharon Ballantyne
I Am Called Blessed video study guide (87.5 KB): A few reflection questions to use with The United Church of Canada's disability justice video.
I Am Called Blessed: Disability Justice in The United Church of Canada: In this video, Lynda Katsuno reflects on the work that still needs to be done in the church so people with disabilities can fully participate.
The Gift of Being | World Council of Churches (23.37 KB): A theological statement on becoming a church of all and for all.