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A Conference for Northern California Churches


Joni and Friends/Bay Area

Castro Valley, CA

Brandon Woosley is the Father of two boys with autism, and he is a Family Teacher/House Manager for California Community Opportunities, where he provides residential support for three adults with Intellectual Developmental Disabilities. He also has almost 20 years of full-time pastoral ministry experience, leading two different churches in Illinois. Out of these personal, professional and pastoral experiences, Brandon believes that the next great opportunity for the American Church is receiving people of all ages who have disabilities and impairments in a way that nurtures their spiritual formation invites them to share their gifts fully, and shows the world what the Kingdom of God looks like.

2016 Workshop

Special Needs: More Than Special Ed: Rethinking the Church and Disability


An opportunity to consider what we mean when we talk about disability, and the various ways people with limitations are the Church.

Workshop Handouts: (pdf)· (docx)

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