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WELCOME TO FAITH INCLUSION NETWORK
Our goal is to connect people with disabilities and their families to faith communities that are welcoming and genuinely want to include everyone.
We also want to help faith communities become more inclusive by connecting them with resources and providing networking opportunities at conferences and meetings throughout the year.
Letter from the Director
Dear Friend,

Welcome to the Faith Inclusion Network of Hampton Roads, VA website. Here we hope you will find local and national resources, a listing of local inclusive faith communities you may like to visit and inspiration in your efforts to include people with disabilities into the life of your congregations. Whatever or whoever brings you to this site, we hope to help you in some way to learn more about faith inclusion and perhaps even encourage you to become a part of our active, interfaith, non-profit organization.

Some of the highlights of FIN’s 2018-19 season will include the Pathways to Powerful Inclusion Project Sessions in September and October, our bi-annual faith and disability conference, That All May Worship-2019, The Art of Inclusion and a new event, a Caregiver’s Resource Fair in May.
In addition to these wonderful events, we also look forward to working with faith communities around Hampton Roads to support and encourage their inclusion and integration efforts and continuing the development of Pathways to Powerful Inclusion, a curriculum guide for inclusive ministry.

Thank you for checking in to our website. Should you have questions, would like to request a presentation for your congregation or are in need of consultation on issues of faith and disability, we are happy to help. We also encourage anyone from outside Hampton Roads, Virginia interested in learning about how to develop their own FIN chapter to please feel free to email or give us a call.

Blessings,
Karen Jackson
Executive Director of FIN
kjackson@faithinclusionnetwork.org
Michelle Munger
Director of the Peninsula Area
pendirector@faithinclusionnetwork.org

 

Faith Inclusion Network Membership

In January, 2017, FIN established our first formal membership circles to help support and sustain the work of the organization. Thank you to all our Friends and Family Circle Members as well as those who support at the Inspiration ($100-$499), Partner ($500-$999) and Visionary Circle Levels ($1000+).

Visionary Circle

Christian Psychotherapy Services
Second Presbyterian Church, Norfolk
Anonymous Donor
Mana Masters
Rev. Dr. Craig Wansink

Partners Circle

Congregation Beth El
Leslie Finch
David and Elizabeth Foster
Hoy Construction
Rosemarie Hughes
Virginia Autism Project
Blythe and Charles Watkins

Inspiration Circle

Enoch Baptist Church, VB
Greta Harrison
Elizabeth Hazelette
Angela Hill
Hope House Foundation
Karen and Scott Jackson
Ed Johnson
Susan Meredith
Koehler Publishing
Good Samaritan Episcopal Church, VB
John Soper
SPRED Partners of VA
Support Services of Virginia
Trinity Presbyterian Church, Norfolk
Jeff Turner
Wesley Memorial UMC, Norfolk
Dale and Diane White

For more information on how to become a member and the benefits,
go to our Membership Page.