Knoxville Area Ministry

Joni and Friends maintains offices across the U.S., including a local office in Knoxville, TN. The Knoxville 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 Knoxville office is committed to reaching individuals and families affected by disability in our community with the love of Christ.

Watch volunteer Melissa as she shares the excitement of seeing her camper Katherine, who has severe autism and developmental delays, smile for the first time at Joni and Friends Family Retreat. Click here to watch full episode.

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Upcoming Events

International Family Retreat - Guatemala
  • April 22 - April 30, 2014

For retreat information call 818-575-1774.

Bring a friend and join the Mooney family as they minister to individuals with disability and their families at the beautiful El Faro Resort at the Caribbean Coast of Guatemala. You will be working alongside Bethel Ministries and their wonderful team of local volunteers.

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Night at the Smokies Baseball Game
  • June 23, 2014

Joni and Friends Knoxville night at Smokies Baseball Stadium is Monday, June 23rd. Join us for $1 hotdog night. We have a special section reserved, so call for your discounted reserved tickets at 865-286-2300. Be sure to tell them you are with Joni and Friends and want to sit in ...

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Family Retreat - Fort Bluff Camp Dayton
  • July 20 - July 24, 2014

For retreat information call 865-540-3860.

This is a mountain-top Family Retreat located at Fort Bluff Camp near Dayton, Tennessee. The woodland setting is perfect for relaxing or enjoying the many activities available including swimming, fishing, giant water slide and more. Adults and children with disabilities and their families will enjoy ...

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Downloadable Documents

Disability Etiquette Brochure

This brochure provides valuable information and tips on how to value, include, and support people with disabilities.

The Goals of Disability Ministry

Learn about what the goals and purposes of a disability ministry are!

Knoxville Brochure

Learn about all the different things going on at the Knoxville office!

Talking About Disability Brochure

This brochure is intended as a guide to using descriptive language when talking to or about people with disabilities.

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.