Prospects provides a wide range of services to help care for people with learning disabilities and to equip local churches to become more " learning disability friendly". Prospects help set up and support groups such as our own monthly Tiger Club for adults with learning disabilities.
Recently Mary Jennings took part in an event at St Luke's Church in Maidstone; the theme was "Wonderfully Made", with teaching based on points in the life of King David.
Mary writes:" We had all the usual components of a Christian celebration event; musical worship, teaching, tea and cake, opportunities for sharing personal matters -including the joyful and the painful or challenging ones - prayer, making new friends and making, buying or being given things to bring home to remind us about what we've learned. My most delightful memory is of a lovely, sociable and caring lady who sang and used Makaton signing very expressively. She said of the Lord - I'd sing to him all night long if I could"