Chicago Area Ministry

Joni and Friends maintains offices across the U.S., including a local office in Chicago, IL. The Chicago office is working together with local churches and organizations, forming outreach programs throughout the community and ministering hope and the message of Christ to those who face the daily challenges of life with a disability. The Chicago office is committed to reaching individuals and families affected by disability in our community with the love of Christ.

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Upcoming Events

Walk 'N' Roll - Oak Brook, IL
  • September 3, 2016

Walk, Roll, and join in on making a difference to help people with disabilities and their families in your community. This will be a special day and you can get involved by coming out to walk or roll, sponsoring a walker, or by donating to the Joni and Friends Chicago office! Interested in volunteering? Contact our office!

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Irresistible Church Special Needs Ministry Workshop - Sheboygan, WI
  • September 10, 2016

Ready to make your church irresistible to people with disabilities? The Irresistible Church Workshop will equip you with the tools and knowledge to make it possible!

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Becoming Co-Laborers - Grayslake, IL
  • September 18, 2016

"Ministering alongside Adults with Disabilities” A Seminar by Joni and Friends Chicago and Young Life Capernaum of Lake County, IL

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Downloadable Documents

Irresistible Church Flyer

Download the Irresistible Church Disability Ministry Workshop flyer for the event taking place on April 30th.

Directions to Maranatha Family Retreat Site

This document provides directions to the Maranatha Family Retreat!

What to Bring for Families

Find out what families should bring on a Maranatha Family Retreat.

What to Bring for Volunteers

Find out what volunteers should bring on a Maranatha Family Retreat.

Christian Fund for the Disabled

The CFD is a matching grant program of Joni and Friends that demonstrates Christ's love by meeting practical needs of people affected by disability.