Baltimore-Washington AC Disability Chairperson and DMC member presenting at Disability Awareness Event

DMC financial secretary, Yvonne Caughman, preaching at a local church on Disability Awareness Sunday in The Baltimore Washington Annual Conference

Making connections is a good place to start! From this page you will find how to contact the Disability Ministries Committee of the United Methodist Church (DMC), sign up to receive our newsletter and other mailings, and learn how you can volunteer to help with our work. You can also locate your annual conference Committee on Disability Concerns or the entity responsible for this area of work. The UMC Find-a-Church and supporting documents will help you locate a congregation that can meet your accessibility needs. We have included links to UMC-related organizations that address additional aspects of disability.

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Get Involved - Volunteer with DMC

Wanted: Volunteer Resource Persons 

We welcome those who are willing to share their talent, skill, and passion for inclusion and accessibility through ministry with people with disabilities.
Come be a part of something bigger than yourself! There is much to do. You could… 

You can find more possibilities by reading our Resource Person Roles information sheet.  We’d like to hear from you today! 

To volunteer, please complete our Resource Person Application. You can submit it by e-mail to:  

If you are a hands-on person, please consider opportunities in your local church or conference. Offer to be in ministry with people who have disabilities, serving side-by-side. Options may include:

Conference Disability Committees

UMC Disability Committees are located in the United States and globally.  

UMC Find A Church

For Families and Individuals:

Use the online Find-A-Church directory to locate a nearby church that best meets your accessibility needs.

Scroll down until you see, "Search by location or church name" box and enter a location (zip code) to find churches with features such as: Accessible Restrooms; Accessible Entrances; Accessible Parking; Large Print Bulletins/ Hymnals; Hearing Devices; American Sign Language (ASL) Interpretation (listed under languages).

 To filter by need, under Filter Results (left side of screen), click on the + sign next to Accessibility and put a checkmark for the features you are looking for. 

For Congregations:

Promote your congregation’s disability-friendly and accessible features on your Find-A-Church page.

United Methodist Communications has video tutorials to guide you through each step of updating your Find-A-Church (FAC) site.  Sample of a church sharing their accessibility features.

Users can check specific boxes to help find churches that are a good fit.  Make it easy for them by promoting your accessibility and inclusion features. Your responses will be summarized in the upper right side of your FAC home page.

Printable handout of the above information.

Related Organizations

 Coming soon! Contact us for more information.