Welcome to the Friendship Ministry page of Peace Lutheran Church (Gahanna), a community and society organization driven by faith and beliefs. Our dedicated team at Forward Church is committed to fostering a sense of belonging, friendship, and love within our community. Through our Friendship Ministry, we aim to create a safe and supportive space for individuals with special needs to connect, grow, and thrive.
At Peace Lutheran Church, our mission is to embrace and live out the teachings of Jesus by building a compassionate and inclusive community. Through our Friendship Ministry, we focus on providing support, friendship, and resources to individuals with special needs and their families. We want to ensure that everyone feels valued, accepted, and loved, regardless of their abilities.
Our Friendship Ministry offers a range of services catered to the unique needs of individuals with special needs:
1. Friendship Gatherings
Our Friendship Gatherings are regular events where individuals with special needs can come together, build friendships, and engage in various activities. These gatherings promote a sense of belonging and provide opportunities for personal growth and development.
2. Support Systems
We understand the importance of having a strong support system. Our Friendship Ministry provides resources and assistance to individuals with special needs and their families. Whether it's connecting them with local support networks or providing guidance on accessing relevant services, we are here to help.
3. Educational Programs
Knowledge is power, and we believe in empowering individuals with special needs through educational programs. Our ministry offers workshops, seminars, and informational sessions on various topics related to disabilities, inclusion, and personal growth. These programs aim to enhance understanding, promote acceptance, and equip both individuals and their families with valuable information.
4. Community Engagement
Being an active part of the community is vital for individuals with special needs. Our Friendship Ministry encourages community engagement through volunteer opportunities, social events, and collaborations with local organizations. Together, we can create a more inclusive society where everyone feels valued and accepted.
We invite you to join us in cultivating friendship and support for individuals with special needs. Whether you are an individual with special needs, a family member, a caregiver, or simply someone passionate about making a difference in the lives of others, there are numerous ways you can contribute:
Become a volunteer and lend your time and skills to support our Friendship Ministry. Your participation can make a significant impact and help create lasting connections with individuals with special needs.
Participate in our Friendship Gatherings, workshops, and community events. These occasions provide an opportunity to learn, grow, and connect with others who share a similar passion for inclusion and support.
Spread the Word
Help us spread awareness about our Friendship Ministry and its values. Share our mission with friends, family, and your community. Together, we can create a ripple effect of positive change.
Get in Touch
If you have any questions, suggestions, or would like to get involved in our Friendship Ministry, we would love to hear from you. Feel free to reach out to us via email or phone, or visit our Peace Lutheran Church (Gahanna) website for more information.
We look forward to growing our Friendship Ministry and building a more inclusive, compassionate, and supportive community together. Join us on this meaningful journey!