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Day three ……

It is the last day of our three day conference and we began with two fantastic presentations from Professor Hans Reinders and Dr. Sam Kabue. Professor Hans Reinders is the Chair of Ethics at VU University, Amsterdam, Netherlands and he discussed with … Continue reading

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Spirituality: who gives a toss?

Andy Calder will be presenting at the Exclusion and Embrace Conference on Spirituality: who gives a toss?  Andy is a Uniting Church in Australia minister, in the role of Disability Inclusion with the Synod of Victoria and Tasmania. He is … Continue reading

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Promoting Church Inclusion of Intellectual Disability Across India

Dr Nathan Grills,  Mrs Natalie Tan and Ms Jubin Varghese will be presenting on  ‘Promoting Church Inclusion of Intellectual Disability Across India’. Christian communities and churches in India have been slow to include people with disability and especially those with intellectual … Continue reading

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Tribute to the late Rev Canon Dr Christopher Newell AM (1964–2008)

A feature of the conference will be a tribute to the late Rev Dr Christopher Newell AM. Christopher was a visionary social activist and disability advocate widely published across fields including ethics, telecommunications, pastoral care and spirituality. Christopher contributed substantially … Continue reading

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The Luke14 initiative

Rob Nicholls is one of the presenters at the Exclusion and Embrace conference this year. He’ll be discussing the ‘The Luke14 initiative: addressing exclusion in faith communities’. He’ll be looking at why it would be necessary to convince church communities that including … Continue reading

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I Connect with you

Rachel Miers, Executive Manager at the John Pierce Centre for Deaf People will be presenting at the Exclusion and Embrace conference.  Her topic, ‘I Connect With You’ is based on the IConnect project being undertaken at the John Pierce Centre. With … Continue reading

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Free book offer

All those attending the Exclusion and Embrace conference this year will receive a free book written by Barbara Newman entitled The Accessible Gospel-Inclusive Worship. Barbara Newman has contributed to over 20 books on disability, ministry and inclusion. This is a … Continue reading

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