Upcoming Events

Joni and Friends has a range of events for both individuals and families of all ages. See what Joni and Friends is doing and how you can get involved.

Disability Ministry Semester Certificate Program

  • August 22 - December 19, 2016
  • $175.00
  • Categories: Beyond Suffering

Become involved with the worldwide disability movement!

Beyond Suffering will provide you with a roadmap to an effective and inspiring disability ministry. Created by the Joni and Friends Christian Institute on Disability, Beyond Suffering is a comprehensive course that gives an overview of the theological and practical underpinnings of ...

Disability and Healthcare Certificate Program for Non-Professionals

  • August 22 - December 29, 2016
  • $175.00
  • Categories: Beyond Suffering

Beyond Suffering Advanced Studies: A Christian View on Disability and Healthcare is a unique and groundbreaking advanced fully online course designed to reintroduce the ancient ideal of practical reasoning, self-knowledge and action in the care of the sick and the marginalized, with a special emphasis on people with disabilities.

Modeled ...

Disability Ministry Independent Study Certificate Program

  • September 26, 2016 - March 26, 2017
  • $175.00
  • Categories: Beyond Suffering

Become involved with the worldwide disability movement!

It is always best to take Beyond Suffering in a class setting, but if you are not able to do this, the independent study format is available to you to help you keep on track to finish the process. The independent study is ...

Beyond Suffering Online Chicago Area Ministry Hybrid Certificate Program

  • September 26, 2016 - March 30, 2017
  • $175.00
  • Categories: Beyond Suffering

Become involved with the worldwide disability movement!

This hybrid course is designed for students in the greater Chicago Area, and will hold discussion via conference call through the Joni and Friends Chicago Area Ministry office.

You will have to purchase the Beyond Suffering Study Guide in order to complete the ...

Disability Ministry Leadership Seminar

  • October 3 - October 7, 2016
  • $75.00
  • Categories: Beyond Suffering

Welcome to the Christian Institute on Disability's Beyond Suffering Leadership Seminar.

We are so excited that you have taken the next step in disability ministry training in order to teach this amazing course to others! In this 5-day online course, you will learn much about God, yourself, and others ...

A Christian View on Disability and Healthcare Conference - Memphis, TN

  • November 4 - November 5, 2016
  • Categories: Beyond Suffering

Join us for two days of advanced study on disability and healthcare! This seminar is a unique and ground breaking study designed to reintroduce the ancient ideal of practical reasoning, self-knowledge and action in the care of the sick and the marginalized, with a special emphasis on people with disabilities ...