“DisAbilities: Imagine the Possibilities” celebrates the giftedness of people of all ages with disabilities. Youth will learn basic information about disability awareness, inclusivity and empowerment. Members of the disability community will share their personal stories. There will be a mini-sign language lesson included.
About Bishop Johnson:
Bishop Peggy A. Johnson is the episcopal leader of the Philadelphia Area of the UMC. Prior to her election as a bishop she served the historic Christ UMC of the Deaf in Baltimore, MD for 20 years. She is a graduate of Lebanon Valley College (B.S), Asbury Theological Seminary (M.Div), and Wesley Theological Seminary (D.Min.) She has authored two books on disability ministry and continues to be involved in Deaf Camps and Deaf Prison Ministry. She is married to Rev. Michael Johnson and the Johnsons have two adult sons.