The Widening the Welcome Conference is built around the UCC’s vision for disability inclusion throughout the United Church of Christ. Workshops will bring attendees enlightenment in various areas including; Accessibility & Inclusion (A2A), Advocacy, Christian Education and more from invited speakers and organizations. There will also be a discussion panel, consisting of people from different perspectives within the UCC, to bring awareness and insight on living with a disability and into the fullness of service to an accessible, inclusive and loving God.
Invited speakers include: Exec. Minister for Justice and Local Church Ministries- Rev. Traci Blackmon, Minister for Disabilities and Mental Health Justice- Rev. Dr. Sarah Lund, Still Speaking Devotional Writer- Rev. Jennifer Brownell, and keynote speaker, UCC General Minister and President, Rev. Dr. John C. Dorhauer.
Early bird rate (before October 1st) is $200. Hotel accommodations at Sheraton Niagara should be made separately. Event rate is $99 per night.
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