Capital’s Christian Church holds inclusive fall festival
FRANKFORT, Ky. (WKYT) – On Saturday in Frankfurt, the capital’s Christian Church hosted its Luke 14 Fall Festival.
The church wanted to make sure everyone in the community could enjoy the fun fall festivities, regardless of their background or condition.
“We have games, we have a bouncy house, we have a petting zoo, we have cotton candy, a popcorn machine, snow cones,” said Laura Haydon, festival volunteer.
All of this and more to celebrate and be inclusive for people with disabilities in the community.
“It really is just to be deliberate as a church for the disabled community, in particular we want to offer today that not only the individual but the whole family can enjoy today together,” said Mike Napier, a volunteer.
Haydon and Napier were happy to help organize the event for children and families of people with disabilities. Seeing their smiling faces is worth it.
“I always come back every time we had our first Jesus prom here. You get a bunch of volunteers, and you’re so nervous, and they don’t know what to expect, and then it’s always a joy and a blessing every time people go, ”Napier said.
Jesus Prom is another event organized by the church to include people with disabilities. The church wants to continue to have every member of its congregation in activities.
“People will be affected by disabilities, but less than one in ten churches has a deliberate ministry. It’s about changing the culture and understanding that we really don’t believe we can do church and deliberately ignore this demographics, ”Napier said.
Capital City Church will launch its inclusive services on November 7, 2021.
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