The ELCIC commits itself to engaging the diverse faces of the world in which we live. This church recognizes that meeting diverse peoples and forming a truly inclusive community is a journey of discovery that will include moments of discomfort and anxiety. This church celebrates the vital role that congregations play in helping diverse people of faith to meet and to form community.


Access Intimacy the Missing Link

Crip time, Ellen Samuels. (2017) Six Ways of Looking at Crip Time. Disability Studies Quarterly. 37. 10.18061/dsq.v37i3.5824. (listen to a reading here

Miriam Spies, “Cripping the Failed Body of Christ,” in Decolonizing Church, Theology, and Ethics in Canada, ed. Becca Whitla and Néstor Medina (Montréal: McGill-Queen’s University Press, forthcoming).

Models of Disability

Thomas E. Reynolds, “Communal Boundaries Dwelling Together and the Cult of Normalcy,” in Vulnerable Communion: A Theology of Disability and Hospitality, 1 edition. (Grand Rapids, Mich: Brazos Press, 2008), 46–69.

The Canadian Journal of Theology, Disability and Mental Health 

The Mad and Crip Theology Podcast