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.

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Upcoming Events

International Family Retreat - Guatemala
  • April 19 - April 26, 2017

Come minister to families affected by disability on the beautiful Caribbean coast of Guatemala! As an STM, you will partner with a special needs family as they participate in the Retreat programs: small group discussion, arts and crafts, recreation and games, Bible stories, and more!

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Family Retreat - Fort Bluff Camp Dayton, TN
  • July 16 - July 20, 2017

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.

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Wheels for the World - Guatemala 2
  • September 30 - October 7, 2017

The heart of the former Mayan civilization, this captivating Central American country is known for its volcanic terrain, colorful textiles, and natural beauty. The indigenous people are exceptionally warm and welcoming despite experiencing decades of economic inequality and challenging environmental shocks.

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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.

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The Goals of Disability Ministry

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

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Knoxville Brochure

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

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Talking About Disability Brochure

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

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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.

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