Deaf and Hard of Hearing Ministry

The Deaf and Hard of Hearing Ministry team's mission is "to make deaf and hard of hearing disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the church and the world."

The team focuses on seven key areas in fulfilling the mission:

  • Networking and gathering of deaf, hard of hearing, and hearing people who share a passion for this type of ministry
  • Educating and training leadership both within the church and outside the church within the Deaf and Hard of Hearing community
  • Outreach to deaf children, youth and adults through camps, retreats and programs
  • Outreach doing international deaf mission work
  • Service to Annual Conference through interpreters and captioning
  • Identication and planning for new Deaf and Hard of Hearing ministry locations within the IGRC
  • Marketing the ministry and promoting the IGRC's Deaf Ministry Advance Special