One Able Body Conference

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The Buddy Ministry of New Song Church and the North Dakota State Council on Developmental Disabilities bring you the first annual One Able Body Conference hosted at Century Baptist Church on Thursday, September 27th! Registration starts at 7:30 a.m. The conference will conclude at 4:30 p.m. Breakfast and lunch is included in the $30 attendance fee. The goal of this conference is to educate and equip ministry leaders, of all denominations, about disability. The scripture guiding this conference is 1 Cor 12:12-26. The body of Christ is made up of many members. Each member is uniquely gifted, equally honored, and a contribution to the wholeness of Christ’s church. 

Come learn from Ellen Stumbo, of Disability Matters, and a contributor of The Mighty. She will teach about the 5 stages of disability attitudes, (ignorance, pity, caring, friendship, and co-laborers) and the theology of disability. Other topics include peer leadership and special needs adoption. Hear testimony from people with disabilities and learn about existing community resources. Leave with tools to be inclusive and carry out the mission of wholeness in the church. 

There are scholarships available. Contact the New Song Church office and request one: (701) 258-5683

When purchasing your ticket, please choose the ticket next to the lunch option you would like. Lunch options include: Deli sandwich or wrap of ham, turkey or roast beef; or a chef salad.
*If you have food allergies to these particular lunch options, please contact us so we can find an option that fits your need!

If you need any other special accomodations, for example an interpretor or sign language, please let us know!

We hope to partner with many organizations in our community to make this event a success. Please consider supporting this conference through monetary or in-kind donations. Your donation is tax deductible through New Song Church. Please include, “One Able Body Conference” on your donation, or donate online at

Sponsorship Guide:

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Thank you for your consideration and God bless!

Other ways To Give:
Purchase one $30 scholarship
● Provide door prizes like gift cards, merchandise, electronics, etc.
● Provide volunteers the day of the event
● Donate breakfast, beverages or refreshments day of the event
● Partake in a company-wide “Jean’s Day” or “Hat Day”

Thank you to our current sponsors & partners:
● New Song Church
● Century Baptist Church
● North Dakota State Council on Developmental Disabilities

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