Inclusive Voices: Welcoming People with Disabilities

Inclusive Voices: Welcoming People with Disabilities

Inclusive Voices: Welcoming People with Disabilities
Monday, October 7, 2019 at 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Add to my calendar

Hartford Seminary
77 Sherman Street
Hartford, CT 06105

View map →

(860) 509-9500


Candace Low

Join Hartford Seminary and the UConn Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities for this interfaith conference on creating communities of belonging.

The conference will take place at Hartford Seminary and will feature the Rev. Bill Gaventa, Director of the Summer Institute on Theology and Disability and the Director of the Collaborative on Faith and Disability. He will be joined by an interfaith panel.

The conference begins at 4 p.m. and ends at 8 p.m. (agenda below). A light dinner will be served.

Sign language interpreters will be provided. To arrange other assistance to participate contact Candace Low and or 203-306-6091 (text only).


4:00 p.m. Welcome – Joel N. Lohr, President, Hartford Seminary

Opening Prayer and Comments – Candace Low, M.Ed., Candace Low Consulting Services

Introductions – Molly Cole, Associate Director, University of Connecticut Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities

4:15 p.m. Keynote – Rev. Bill Gaventa – When All God’s People Finally Show Up: From Inclusion to Belonging

5:15 p.m. Break

5:30 p.m. Panel Discussion – Moderator Candace Low

• Deacon Dennis Ferguson, The Church of St.Timothy, West Hartford
• Lynn Johnson, pastoral psychotherapist and a Quaker who attends Immanuel Congregational Church, Hartford
• Amy Langston, M.A. in Religious Studies, Raleigh, North Carolina
• Cathy Ludlum, advocate, author, speaker, Manchester
• Aida Mansoor, Coordinator, Islamic Chaplaincy Program, Hartford Seminary, Hartford
• Erica Thompson, Senior Pastor, Asylum Hill Congregational Church, Hartford

7:00 p.m. Breakout Groups

7:40 p.m. Share

7:55 p.m. Wrap up and closing prayer – Bill Gaventa

Subscribe to our emails
Framingham, MA Office
Edwards House Meeting and Retreat Center

1 Badger Road
Framingham, MA 01702
Fax: 508-875-5485

Hartford, CT Office

125 Sherman Street
Hartford, CT 06105
866-367-2822 (Toll Free in CT)

Irons Homestead Camp & Retreat

688 Snake Hill Road
Glocester, RI 02857

Silver Lake Conference Center

223 Low Road
Sharon, CT 06069
Fax: 860-364-1000

General Email:
© 2020 Southern New England Conference UCC. Permission is granted to local churches to copy materials for their own use unless noted otherwise.