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Ministries

Special Needs Ministries

For More Information;

Pastor Julie Keith

626.351.2485

jkeith@paznaz.org

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In His Image is dedicated to the spiritual, physical, and emotional needs of God's unique children, adults, and their families. It is designed to provide an environment of acceptance and belonging for all individuals with special needs, so they may experience the love of Jesus and excel to their greatest potential, becoming all that God desires them to become.

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Upcoming Events

June 25: Summer Block Party, Game Night

June 29: Family Fun Day at the Park

July 2: Summer Block Party, Hot Wheels Night

July 6: Oasis Cooking Class

July 9: Summer Block Party, Worship Night

July 12: SOS

July 12: Mom's Chocolate Pary (childcare availible via SOS)

July 13: Oasis Cooking Class

July 16: Summer Block Party, Chalk Night

July 20: Oasis Cooking Class

July 21-24: VBS

July 30: Summer Block Party, Movie Night

August 3: Wheels Day Camp

For more information, please see the July Newsletter

Children’s Classes

Sundays at 9:15 am and 10:30 am

Special Education Classroom

Rooms 122 & 123, Arms Hall

These classrooms use an adapted Bible curriculum for special needs children. Participants learn in a safe and supportive environment geared towards their own special needs.

Mainstreaming Oppertunities

To request a buddy for your child please contact Pastor Julie.

Oasis Adult Ministry

Sundays at 9:15 am

Wednesdays at 6:30 pm

Room 115, Lower Sanctuary

Oasis is a time of fellowship, Bible study, and connection for teens and adults with special needs.Please come, bring a friend, and study the parables of Jesus.

PLEASE NOTE: Starting June 25, Oasis will be joining Summer Block Party on the PazNaz patio.

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Mosaic Teen & Adult Ministry

Sundays at 10:30 am

Room 115, Lower Sanctuary

Mosaic is for teens and adults with moderate to severe special needs. It is a time of fellowship, Bible study, and connection for teens and adults with special needs.

The Well, Parent Class

Sundays at 9:15am,

Room 149 A, Reed Hall

A new series class for parents of special needs children of all ages to come and renew your strength, John 4:14. For more information, contact Leslie Moreno at lesliemoreno@paznaz.org or (626) 351-2478.

Seminar Nights

Room 247, Reed Hall

Seminar nights occur throughout the year and focus on specific topics related to parenting a child with special needs. Seminars in the past have covered transitions into adulthood, Special Needs Trusts, advocating in the school system, and more. For more information, contact Leslie Moreno at lesliemoreno@paznaz.org or

(626) 351-2478.

*Childcare for these events are available by reservation only.

Special Events

There will be a number of special events that families and volunteers can participate in such as carnivals, concerts, ice cream events, summer camps, fund-raisers, conferences, etc. Some events may or may not be hosted by In His Image.

Playground

The PazNaz Playground is open to the community for children accompanied by an adult ages 2-5 and children with special needs ages 2-10.

Community hours are:

Monday – Friday 6:00 pm – sunset

Saturdays 8:00 am – sunset

Sundays 1:00 pm – sunset

Service Opportunity

A number of outreach opportunities will be available for volunteers to participate in. Opportunities may include: Visitation in homes of new families to IHI, visitations and bible studies in Intermediate Care Facilities (ICF) and Group Homes, hospital visits, preparation and delivery of meals, dramas, etc.