Over 28 million Americans are considered deaf or hard of hearing. This makes it pretty likely that many houses of worship have members that are Deaf. Are they being served? Consider the impact a deaf ministry could have in your church and community.
In this unique resource, author Lori Buck offers a thorough introduction to Deaf culture and practical guidelines for developing a deaf ministry that goes beyond learning American Sign Language and interpreting Sunday morning worship.
Lays out the history of the Deaf in the church, including the first deaf church in America
Offers step-by-step instructions on how to plan, structure, and implement a ministry with the Deaf/Hard of Hearing
Provides real world ministry models from actual churches, spanning a variety of demographics