Special Needs Ministries
In His Image Special Needs Ministries 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.
Parents Night Out
Saturdays, April 21 | Time – 6:00 – 8:00 pm | Gilmore Hall
This night will feature an evening of comedy, food, and connection with other special needs parents. Childcare is available with reservation.
Joni and Friends Family Retreat
July 9 – July 13| Murrieta, CA
Family Retreat offers a haven for special needs families. Here, families are cared for, encouraged, and rejuvenated in a fully accessible camp environment. It offers fun, age-appropriate activities and cultivates meaningful connections with families who understand the challenges of life with disability.
To register and for more detailed information go to the Joni and friends website – click on Murrieta, Ca retreat.
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.
To request a buddy for your child please contact Pastor Julie Keith.
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 God’s word. Don’t miss out.
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 9:15 am
Room 112, Lower Sanctuary
A class for parents of special needs children of all ages to come and renew your strength, John 4:14.
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
A number of outreach opportunities will be available for volunteers to participate in. Opportunities may include: Visitations and bible studies in Intermediate Care Facilities (ICF) and Group Homes, hospital visits, preparation and delivery of meals, dramas, etc.