Special Touch Ministry

Special Touch Ministry- Nutmeg Chapter

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MISSION 

The mission of Special Touch Ministry is to ease and enrich the lives of people impacted by disability.  

PROGRAMS & MINISTRIES

Disability Friendly Church Certification.
A 60 question survey is offered to churches interested in finding out more about becoming a disability friendly church. The survey objectively evaluates "disability friendliness" currently at the church facility, and upon completion. Participants are certified at one of four levels: bronze, silver, gold or platinum. With certification, churches are provided with an online listing in our directory and monthly training information. 
 
Disability Ministry Training for Pastors/Christian Leaders
Trainings are offered throughout the year, in person or over the phone/skype for individuals interested in disability ministry. 
 
Local Nutmeg Chapter Events
Free events are held every other month on Saturdays, including crafts, games, socialization, lunch, worship, Sunday school lesson/Gospel presentation and prayer. The events are geared towards individuals and families impacted by disability. 
 
Summer Getaways
The getaways are five day vacation retreats for people with intellectual/physical disabilities. The getaways have a evangelistic and discipleship focus and are offered across the United States. The New England Regional Getaway is hosted each year in Great Barrington, MA.
 
For more information on Special Touch Ministry, please visit their website at specialtouch.org.
 

CONTACT

Mailing Location:
Special Touch Nutmeg Chapter
P.O. Box 241 
Northford, CT
 06472

National Office Location:
P.O. Box 25
Waupaca, WI 54981

Phone: 860.796.5332
 

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