“Head and Heart” Training Creates Common Language, Framework

The Head and Heart, our annual professional development event designed to create a common language and framework for school staffs, is being held on December 2 and 3 in Grand Rapids, MI.  This important event is critical for All Belong Member Schools as . . .

Eyes Different Than Mine

By Erin Johnson Erin Johnson is an ESS teacher at Holland Christian School, a member school with All Belong for many years. She works at Rose Park Christian Elementary and facilitates Unified Sports for elementary and middle school students.    . . .

Building Belonging with Jesus: Face to Face

By Victoria White Pat moved in next door to Church of the Good Shepherd but was not interested in attending. She was searching for a job but spending a lot of time at home. Though she was going for walks . . .

Teaching with the Heart in Mind

By Katie Kiser Have you ever noticed how many times the Bible refers to the heart?  It is evident that our heart is just as important to God as our head knowledge and wisdom.  At All Belong, we know that . . .

Making Space in Church for People With Disabilities

By Clay Bates Pastor Clay discovered Universal Design for Worship and All Belong's resources at the Calvin Symposium on Worship in 2019. That encounter sparked something in him that has given him a different lens through which he sees the . . .

All Belong and Friendship Ministries Discuss New Relationship

Recently, Elizabeth Dombrowski, Executive Director of All Belong and Tom VanWingerden, the recently retired Executive Director from Friendship Ministries, sat down to discuss the new relationship between All Belong and Friendship.  Joined by Victoria White, Director of Church Services at . . .

Inspired by Belonging: A Sermon Series

The Circle of Congregations Member Meet-Up events are part of the work of All Belong’s church services division.  In this blog post, Rev. Dr. Karen Roberts shares her story about an idea at one of these meetings inspiring her to . . .

EANS FUNDING: WHAT WE KNOW

There is no doubt that the COVID-19 pandemic has been an incredible disruption to schools. As our political leaders look for ways to support students and schools as they get back on track after this disruption, funding options have been . . .

All Belong Launches 2021 Virtual Auction

All Belong Center for Inclusive Education is set to host their first virtual auction, a first in the organization’s history. All Belong’s annual auction—held in the past as a live gathering—will take place fully online from Thursday, January 28 to . . .