When we say, "Come as you are", we mean it. At Woodbury Lutheran, we strive to be inclusive and welcoming of individuals with a variety of needs. We also have many ways for individuals with disabilities and their families to get connected.
Disability Resources for Parents, Children, and Youth
Sunday School Buddies
Sunday School Buddies are one-to-one pairings within a Kids LINK small group for students who need accommodations because of learning disabilities, physical limitations, or behavioral struggles. For more information contact Nancy Schubbe for Valley Creek, Molly Schulze for Oak Hill, or call 651-739-5144.
Children and teens with developmental or physical disabilities are provided snacks and planned activities in a nurturing environment by trained volunteer caregivers. Respite Care takes place on the 3rd Saturday of each month (September - May) from 5:00-8:30 pm. Respite Care is open to all, but reservations are necessary. Email Cheri Frost or call 651-730-7052 to make a reservation.
Bible and Friends
Bible and Friends is a Bible class for students in 6-12th grade with special needs who prefer a small group, hands-on setting. The class studies the Bible at varied skill levels using activities designed to engage students with different learning styles. Bible and Friends meets on Sundays from 9:30-10:30 am. For more information email Lindsey Schmidt or call 651-739-5144.
Disability Resources for Caregivers and Adults
Faith & Friends
Faith & Friends is a Bible study for adults with disabilities. It meets on Sunday mornings from 9:30-10:30 am.
People of Faith
People of Faith is a weekly time of fellowship and Bible study for group home residents and those living independently. The group meets on Thursdays from 6:30-7:30 pm on the Valley Creek campus. Email Maureen Stoffel or call 612-719-0661 to register.
Hearts and Hands
Hearts and Hands is a fellowship group for adults with disabilities. It meets on the 2nd Sunday of each month from 12:30-2:00 pm (when on the Valley Creek campus) or 3:30-5:30 pm (when on the Oak Hill campus). Questions? Contact Karen Meier at 651-387-9564 or Donna Retter at 651-739-5326.
Download the 2017-2018 Hearts & Hands calendar.
For more information on disability ministry at Woodbury Lutheran please call 651-739-5144.