Atlantic Caribbean Union

ATCU Hosts Special Needs Summit

ATCU Hosts Special Needs Summit
Communication Department, ATCU

Special Needs

The Atlantic Caribbean Union of Seventh-day Adventists (ATCU) will host its first Special Needs Summit from Friday, March 13 to Sunday March 15, 2015 at the Maranatha Seventh-day Adventist Church, Prince Charles Drive, Nassau, The Bahamas.
The purpose of the event is to highlight and sensitize the church and the community at large of the mandate to minister to persons with special needs.   This segment of society and the church includes persons who are blind, unable to hear or speak, unable to move, or who may have any other challenging conditions such as autism, Alzheimer’s disease, Down’s syndrome etc.

The theme of the summit is Jesus’ All Inclusive Kingdom. Dr. Elvetha Derrick-Telemaque, guest presenter from the Inter-American Division, will share a number of presentations on how to minister to this important group of persons. The schedule for the summit is a follows:

Friday evening, March 13 at 7:15
Sabbath morning, March 13 at 9:15
Sabbath afternoon, March 14 at 5:00
Sunday morning, March 15 at 8:30
All church members, pastors, caregivers, and persons in the community are invited to attend.