10 steps to give visually impaired people and people who aren’t online access to your virtual church services

By a member of SCDG. This article is available as a Word Document,  Word   and as a PDF Document  PDF A local church has devised a new way under lockdown of letting its members listen to its church services.  By providing this option, the church is including someone who is visually impaired, and others…

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 the words and sing along to…

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…