Collaboration Discussion


Faith and Disability Advocates Networking

Purpose: This is an initiative for conversation and networking among faith leaders in denominations and para-church organizations who provide resources for congregations seeking to become more accessible  and welcoming to persons with disabilities.

Note: Leaders from any faith tradition are welcomed, but the focus is on a Christian networking hub along the lines that Jewish and Muslim groups have already developed. For a more detailed explanation, read this document.

Follow-up - October 25 meeting

Monday, October 25, 2021 Meeting
Agenda: Planning Notes for October 25 meeting.
Meeting Files

Follow-up - September 27 meeting

Monday, September 27, 2021 Meeting

Agenda: Minutes of Planning Committee for September 27 meeting.

Meeting Files

Database of Faith and Disability Offices
Email List

Email List: Faith Disability Advocates. This is the current email list used to communicate with persons interested in this discussion. Select the link to check if you a member of this email group for announcements. If you are not already member, you can select the button which says, “Ask to Join Group.”

Please note: This is currently an announcement list, but there is conversation around the possibility of a discussion list. 


Follow-up - August 19 meeting

Agenda for August 19, 2021 meeting: Download PDF. View on Google Drive.

Summary of Meeting: Zoom Meeting summary, August 19, 2021

Zoom Video: Collaboration Discussion, August 19, 2021

Powerpoint Slides: Presentation (PPTX) Slides (PDF)

Spreadsheet List: Collaboration interest. Persons/organizations that expressed interest in this discussion.

Questions or comments? Send an email to the host, Paul Leichty.

CAN / COD Background

CAN Background. This paper offers more background on the whole history of Congregational Accessibility Network from the perspective of Paul Leichty, founding director.

Mission of CAN, including Vision and Goals

Discussion Interest Registration Form