A Matter of Faith: A Presby Podcast

Swimwear, WCC, ACCENTS, & Disability Inclusion in Faith Communities w/ Hannah Millson and Bill Gaventa

September 08, 2022 Simon Doong and Lee Catoe Season 1 Episode 90
A Matter of Faith: A Presby Podcast
Swimwear, WCC, ACCENTS, & Disability Inclusion in Faith Communities w/ Hannah Millson and Bill Gaventa
Show Notes

This week we catch up on the news, talking about the World Council of Churches' 11th Assembly and the recent news of the inclusion of swim wear made for Black hair. All that and more on the pod!

Question of the Week:
Having people speak in church and preach who have accents can be controversial or difficult for some churches because of concerns about native speakers not understanding what the person is saying. What do you think about this?

Special Guests:
Hannah Millson, Project Coordinator for Employment and Business Services at AHRC NYC; Bill Gaventa, Founder and Director Emeritus, Institute on Theology and Disability

Guest Question:
What progress has been made with regards to disability inclusion in faith communities? What progress remains to be done?

Resource Roundup:
Institute on Theology and Disability
National Collaborative on Faith and Disability