Called to Welcome

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Monday, October 19, 2009
8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Location: Pittsburgh Theological Seminary, Pittsburgh, PA

Following up on an earlier conference, "Called to Welcome: A Conference on People with Disabilities in Seminaries and Congregations," held at Pittsburgh Theological Seminary in 2005, this conference will consider ways not only to include, but also to engage the gifts of persons with disabilities in the activities and life of local congregations. The conference will address a number of significant themes, and individual workshops will offer practical ideas and advice on a variety of relevant topics.

Keynote speaker for the workshop will be Erik W. Carter, PhD, Associate Professor in the Department of Rebailitation Psychology and Special Educationat he University of Wisconsin-Madison, and Principal Investigator at the Waisman Center. 

Pastors, lay leaders, and all who are concerned with welcoming people with disabilities fully into the life of the church are encouraged to attend this workshop.