ProLife Activities and Special Ministries

Persons with Special Needs/Disabilities

  • Education and awareness of the needs of persons with intellectual disability and their families
  • Opportunities for catechist training in special religious education
  • Inclusive education consultation/ workshops
  • Opportunities for spiritual formation, retreats and family days, such as, Annual Family Picnic, Annual Family Camp
  • Opportunities for Faith and Light Groups, Jean Vanier model
  • Education and awareness of the needs of persons with disabilities
  • Disability Awareness
  • Integration of persons with disabilities into parish life
  • Accessibility consultation
  • Opportunities for spiritual formation and retreats, Renewal Days (Persons with Disabilities Encounter Christ) in all deaneries
  • Network with existing renewal groups to integrate and welcome persons with disabilities on their weekends
  • Support for families with mental illness

Family Camp

Family Camp for Persons with Special Needs and their families. Each September at Lake Williamson Christian Center, Carlinville. From Saturday morning until Sunday noon there are a lot of things to do - art activities, singing, square dancing, miniature golf, relaxation, MIMED parables and prayer. For information about Family Camp, please call (217) 698-8500 ext. 173 or email us at .