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Inclusive Church event: Calling from the Edge

Calling from the Edge celebrates the first 5 years of conferences on Disability & Church, a partnership between St Martin in the Fields and Inclusive Church. This lunchtime event alongside General Synod will share the experience and ideas and be of interest to all interested in disability, social justice or inclusion.

Friday 9 February 1.00 pm to 2.15 pm
Aldersgate Suite, Central Hall Westminster

Chair: The Very Revd Dianna Gwilliams, chair of Inclusive Church
Speakers include: Emily Richardson, Ann Memmott, Fiona McMillan, and Revd Tim Goode.

Registration by email to office@inclusive-church.org

Access information: step-free (lift) access, hearing loop, autism friendlier

Lunch available

“Centred on lived experience, underpinned by robust theology, disabled people are gathering to resource each other and the Church”

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Janet Fife

As a disabled person, I’m really happy to see this happening. Please keep us informed.

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Apart from those of us presently in hospital without a clue as to when we may not be in hospital, and thus able to attend meetings.

It would help if people had a better grasp of the range of disabilities….

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Elizabeth Lintower

I’d prefer to speak of people with disabilities rather than “disabled people”. I am hardly one when I think of those that my Cerebral Palsy Alliance fund-raising programme assists, but I do have sufficient chronic pain from arthritis to use a walker, common among the elderly. One suggestion I should make would be to have all lavatories installed on church properties with rails to help many older people sit or rise, and these not only in the usually limited number of “accessible” toilets designed particularly for those with wheel-chairs. But what especially dismays me is the replacement of pews by… Read more »