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.

All-Access Church Conference - Sacramento, CA

  • March 11, 2017
  • $30.00
  • Categories: Church Relations

"... So that my house will be full."

Integrating people affected by disability into the life of the church:

  • Everyone is created in the image of God and deserving of His love and salvation
  • Redemption is a gift to all; a gift that is not dependent on a certain level of ...

Coffee Chats - Colma, CA

  • March 16, 2017
  • Categories: Church Relations

Church Relations Coffee Chats

Join Debbie at a coffee shop near you and enjoy a cup of coffee on us, networking with other church leaders, brainstorming and problem solving, resource-sharing, and prayer for your ministry.

Time: 11:00am - 1:30pm
Location: Debbie will be at Starbucks, 990 Serramonta Blvd, Colma ...

Coffee Chats - San Leandro, CA

  • March 16, 2017
  • Categories: Church Relations

Church Relations Coffee Chats

Join Jayson at a coffee shop near you and enjoy a cup of coffee on us, networking with other church leaders, brainstorming and problem solving, resource-sharing, and prayer for your ministry.

Time: 11:00am - 1:30pm
Location: Jayson will be at Starbucks, 1057 A MacArthur Blvd ...

Special Needs Parent Community Night - San Jose, CA

  • March 17, 2017
  • $15.00
  • Categories: Church Relations

Come and join us for our Special Needs Parents Town Hall Gathering! Our speaker will be Gabe Gilliam, Lead Teaching Pastor at Saratoga Federated Church. Gabe grew up with disabilities—his younger brother has Down Syndrome and his mother was a pioneer special needs ministry leader in Dallas, Texas. Gabe actively ...

Great Smoky Mountain Disability Conference - Asheville, NC

  • March 24 - March 25, 2017
  • $25.00
  • Categories: Church Relations

Is your church irresistible?

Help your church become irresistible by attending the Great Smoky Mountain Disability Conference in Asheville, NC.

On Friday evening, be inspired by keynote speaker, Emily Colson, author of award-winning book Dancing with Max. Emily will share her journey of finding a church that would embrace her ...

The Irresistible Church Conference - Albuquerque, NM

  • April 1, 2017
  • $25.00
  • Categories: Church Relations

Help your church become irresistible by attending the Irresistible Church Conference in Albuquerque, NM. You’ll come away with the knowledge, tools and resources to begin a journey of becoming a church that is “irresistible” to families and individuals affected by disability.

We’ll begin the day with worship, followed by an ...

PTSD: Hidden Wounds of Trauma - Lancaster, PA

  • April 27, 2017
  • Categories: Church Relations

Joni and Friends is partnering with the LCCD (Lancaster Christian Council on Disability) to present a one day workshop on PTSD. This workshop will be eligible for 3 CEU credits. Below is an outline of the day.

Time: 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Location: Manor Church
Cost: $50 for ...

Gulf Coast Disability Ministry Conference - Pace, FL

  • June 24, 2017
  • $25.00
  • Categories: Church Relations

Prepare your church to serve our Lord through disability ministry by attending the Gulf Coast Disability Ministry Conference in Pace, FL.

This one day event will have sessions that will train and equip each attendee in disability ministry. These sessions include: how to start a disability ministry, buddy ministry, engaging ...