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Book Review: The Pretty One by Keah Brown

A book review by Rev. Peter Heide on “The Pretty One: On Life, Pop Culture, and Other Reasons to Fall in Love with Me” by Keah Brown At first, the title of this book seems presumptive, but I have come to...

Reinterpreting John 9 

A reflection on John 9 through the lens of disability, by Rev. Brian Krause  The healing of the blind man in John chapter 9 is one of my favorite healing stories in the whole Bible.  I love this story because...

Grants and tAble

Dear Friends in Christ, We had an AMAZING response to our most recent opportunity to receive a grant from ELCA Disability Ministries! Soon you will be notified of your application status. Unfortunately, we could not take all requests or applications....

Grant Update

Hello Friends! I want to say a HUGE thank you to every person, congregation, and camp that has registered onto GrantMaker and started, even completed, their applications! With just a few weeks left, we currently have 20 applications that have been...

New Grant Opportunities

Dear friends in Christ, One of the great joys in my vocation as coordinator for ELCA Disability Ministry is being able to grant some of our funding, donations and other financial resources to congregations and ministries that are committed to...

“Who Are You!”

Today’s blog post comes from DeAnna Quietwater Noriega.   DeAnna Quietwater Noriega is half Apache and a quarter Chippewa. She is the mother of three, two daughters and an adopted blind son. She was the eldest of five children in...