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Inspiring news of Jesus Club's work with adults with intellectual disabilities

20.06.2023    ARTICLE

Two Jesus Club members grinning and pointing at each other at the Jesus Club Big Day In.
Southern Cross: Fun and Faith at Jesus Club's Big Day In

There was laughter, singing, dancing, lots of puppets and plenty of catch-ups as the Sydney-based members of Jesus Club got together under the one roof last month.


09.05.2023    ARTICLE

Jesus Club Big-Day-In - Quiz Worx Event for Adults with Intellectual Disabilities. Picture shows a man and a woman holding up a puppet they made at another Quiz Worx event.
Sydney Anglicans: Jesus Club to host an evangelistic “Big Day In” for adults with intellectual disability
The organising team behind Jesus Club – which runs groups for adults with intellectual disability around the Diocese and beyond – is planning a “Big Day In” evangelistic event at Castle Hill this month...

21.04.2023    INTERVIEW

Neil Johnson at Vision Christian Media
Vision Christian Media: Jesus Clubs - Ministry to Adults with Intellectual Disability with Josh Reid
We’re talking about ’The Jesus Club’ community and a special focus coming in the month of May exploring ’God is Great’.

07.03.2023    INTERVIEW

Hope Morning Interview with Ben McEachen
Hope 103.2: Jesus Club In Taree
Chrissie Blyth recently had her first baby. At the same time, she founded Jesus Club in the regional NSW town of Taree. Chrissie told Hope Mornings about what Jesus Club is, why she got involved and how important it can be for helping people living with a disability to grasp the gospel.

31.10.2022    ARTICLE

Jesus Club Albury
Eternity News: Jesus Club Grows Despite Covid Challenges
Adults with intellectual disabilities remain one of the most unreached people groups in Australia. This community is working to change that.

19.10.2022    INTERVIEW

Hope Morning Interview with Ben McEachen
Hope 103.2: Jesus Club Conference 2022
Ben McEachen from Hope Mornings speaks to Jesus Club Operations Manager Josh Reid about our annual conference and why it is for everyone who wants to love and care for people with disability.

19.08.2022    ARTICLE

Jesus Club Tamworth during Bible Teaching Time
Anglican Church League: Jesus Club Community opens disability-inclusive ministry for adults at Tamworth
Jesus Club Community, an evangelical Christian organisation, has partnered with Oxley Vale Anglican Church to open a new Bible-reading club for adults with intellectual disabilities in Tamworth, NSW.

17.08.2022    ARTICLE

Jesus Club The Northern Daily League Article on Jesus Club
The Northern Daily Leader: 'Jesus Club' Tamworth
Almost one in 50 Australians are estimated to have some form of intellectual disability. Many of them are in our churches. Many would like to be, but they often go noticed. But now a new movement is providing a type of church for these people, bringing fellowship, worship, teaching and fun in an authentic way.

21.12.2021    INTERVIEW

Neil Johnson at Vision Christian Media
Vision Christian Media: Christmas for People with Intellectual Disabilities
Christmas looks a little more fun at Jesus Club, and there is a good reason why. Neil Johnson speaks to our Operations Manager, Josh Reid, about how the Jesus Club program and the new training model enable churches everywhere to start their ministry for people with intellectual disabilities.

17.08.2021    ARTICLE

Jesus Club Dapto member and leader looking at each other laughing
Hope 103.2: Why Jesus Club is the place to have the most fun at Christmas
Jesus Club Operations Manager, Josh Reid, speaks to Ben McEachen at Hope 103.2 on how Jesus Club does Christmas differently and why it's such an important ministry.

16.10.2019    INTERVIEW

Jesus Club members' artwork on display
Eternity News: An Art Exhibition with a Difference
An inaugural art show for adults with intellectual disabilities to showcase their creativity and express through art what it means to have new life in Christ.

05.05.2017    ARTICLE

At Jesus Club Jannali, leader Barry enjoys a moment with member Dylan
Eternity News: People with disabilities are welcome here
“Our deep desire is to see our friends with disabilities enjoying all the blessings that other Christians can often take for granted, including relating to God every day.”

From Jannali to Castle Hill and Turramurra, Jesus Clubs connect people with intellectual disabilities and their families and carers with churches that welcome them with open arms.