Hymns with BSL/Makaton/Sign language

The following hymns have BSL/Makaton/sign language:     Updated weekly! 07/07/20   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XlfPA7xJFrU  ‘Here I Am To Worship’ in British Sign Language https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7kpdTKiwXy8  The Lord’s my Shepherd BSL https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yO1Ef3N_hQw&t=124s  Our God – Makaton signed by Becky George https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6f5oKiLE-2E  Lord you have my heart – Makaton signed by Becky George https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SD5UJoM7hvo  Jesus lead us to the Father –…

Hymns through Lockdown

During this lockdown we have been unable to attend Church the Building although we are still part of Church the People.  We miss things we are used to, we miss giving praise to our Lord, we miss joining in with our worship through song.  However we can still see and sing along to hymns ranging…

Dyslexia-friendly churches guide

This guide suggests things that local churches can do to include dyslexic people.  It’s available to download here in Word (so that you can edit it if you need to e.g. change the background colour) and  PDF (for printing). The guide is comprehensive and signposts to sources of further information.  It is written with dyslexic adults in…

Dementia Friendly Developments 3

Faith in Older  People At a recent seminar in Allan Park South Church, Stirling there was a presentation by Faith in Older people.  This is an Edinburgh based charity with  a newly released learning resource entitled ‘One step at a time’.        One step at a time Their website has a wealth of information.  Please visit:     …

Dementia Friendly Developments 2

Playlist for life – Music for Dementia Playlist for Life is a charity founded in 2013 by writer and broadcaster Sally Magnusson after the death of her mother, Mamie, who had dementia.  More than 20 years of scientific research shows that listening to a personal playlist can make living with dementia easier and happier. Building…

includedbygrace

The title for this section comes from information sent to:  websiteeditor@scdg.org.uk       This was very gratefully received as it covers  areas we have not yet included. There are  different subject areas and these are shown separately   Advice to churches from parents of children with additional needs:  advice-to-churches Five ways to support autistic children in church:   support…

Dyslexia Scotland

Dyslexia is a much misunderstood condition.  However there is a wealth of knowledge available on the Dyslexia Scotland website.  https://www.dyslexiascotland.org.uk/ There are many leaflets, there is a helpline and a chat line. What is  dyslexia For dyslexia friendly formats go to: Print types and fonts that can help For dyslexia friendly tips for speakers, ministers,…

St Margaret’s Parish Church in Glenrothes has been honoured with the ‘Dementia Friendly Glenrothes’ award from Alzheimer Scotland

St Margaret’s Parish Church in Glenrothes has been honoured with the ‘Dementia Friendly Glenrothes’ award from Alzheimer Scotland, which was presented at their monthly All Age Celebration Service on Sunday 2 September. The accolade was bestowed on them for their work to improve accessibility in their church for those with dementia. Rev Eileen Miller of…