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Disability and Faith communities Documentary

March 27, 2012 at 8:53 am
By Learning Enrichment and Disability Services
Thursday, March 29th 7:00pm Science Center room 150 A Place for All is a documentary exploring the lives of people of faith with disabilities. From the website: “'A Place for All' explores the courageous stories of persons with disabilities as they succeed in making their faith communities truly inclusive. It features people such as Rabbi Darby Jared Leigh, a spiritual leader at Congregation Bnai Keshet in New Jersey and one of the handful of deaf rabbis in the world; members of ELCA's DAYLE program where Definitely Abled Youth unite at the 40,000 strong triennial Evangelical Lutheran youth gathering; Rev. Beth Lockard, the pastor of Christ the King Deaf Church; and Brandon Kaplan, a severely disabled boy with limited sigh and speech who recently had the privilege of becoming a Bar Mitzvah...”