Compass

Special Needs Ministry for all ages

Ministries | Special Needs

Acceptance, faith, and advocacy.

Enhancing the lives of families with special needs

Compass offers a place of hope and healing based on the Word of God for the special needs and disability community as well as support for their families.

Our belief is that everyone is a vital part of God’s kingdom. Through Compass, we’re providing a sense of dignity, value, and inclusion within the Living Word family.

A learning environment with special features

Individuals can participate in a flexible, safe, and developmentally appropriate church experience guided by teachers and caregivers who are specifically trained to meet their needs. In addition, Compass offers a large muscle space, quiet space, and sensory-friendly tools and equipment.

Programs and services

  • An individualized service plan developed by the teacher and parent(s) to provide building blocks for success.
  • Bible curriculum, praise, worship, and hands-on enriching activities.
  • Saturday night or Sunday morning services.
  • One-on-one sessions with paraprofessionals who provide individualized attention, focus, and friendship.
  • Discounted access to the on-site Wellness Center, including services such as nutrition, chiropractic care, and massage therapy.
  • Partnerships with local resources offering speech and therapy services, case management, consultation, and more.
  • Free respite events, family events, and discounts.
  • Free topic seminars.
  • Spiritual guidance, prayer, and consultation.
  • Hospital visits.
  • Educational support and advocacy.
  • Relationship-building opportunities.

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