Our Doors Are Open offers faith communities creative ideas and guidance to increase inclusion and accessibility for people with disabilities.

Continuing Our Work

The Calvin Institute of Christian Worship (CICW) announced that it will fund Our Doors are Open as one of 17 grants to Teacher-Scholars for 2021-2022 as part of its Vital Worship Grants Program.
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Getting Started

Bring full participation of people with disabilities in your faith community by:

  • Form an Accessibility Committee
  • Identify Barriers
  • Make a Plan

Resources & Guidance

Our Doors Are Open has free help and support for your community:

  • Free Our Doors are Open Services
  • Quick Accessibility Tips
  • Accessibility and Inclusion Resources
  • Our Doors are Open Guide

Participating Communities

Learn who is participating in Our Doors are Open:

  • Find welcoming communities and congregations
  • Participating organizations
  • Project photo album

 

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Machine learning models amplify & automate the strategies of the past. They keep us going in the same direction, benefiting the same people only faster & more efficiently. Data is from the past & from people with the best access. Join us to discuss more equitable #AI #inclusion https://twitter.com/WeCountproject/status/1279116532837122050

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National Accessibility Week is a time to celebrate valuable contributions of Canadians with disabilities and to recognize the efforts of individuals, communities and workplaces that are actively working to remove barriers to accessibility.

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Our Doors Are Open Team is extremely happy for this great opportunity, that gives us a possibility to continue our work. Thank you Vital Worship Grants Team.Warm congratulations to our 17 new teacher-scholar grantees: Teacher-Scholars awarded Vital Worship Grants for 2021 by the Calvin Institute of Christian Worship, worship.calvin.edu/resources/resource-library/teacher-scholars-awarded-vital-worship-grants-for-2...This stream of the Vital Worship Grants program recognizes that teacher-scholars in many disciplines have a unique role to play in strengthening and nurturing the life of Christian worshiping communities. CICW is excited to learn with this strong pool of Teacher-Scholars who will engage disciplines traditionally associated with worship, such as theology and music, but also from aesthetics, dance, history, and sociology. ... See MoreSee Less
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