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Any churches/Christian orgs specifically for Autism/Special Needs?

Discussion in 'Religion' started by VernalSole1355, Jul 21, 2021.

  1. VernalSole1355

    VernalSole1355 Active Member

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    I was wondering if anyone knew of any churches and/or Christian organizations specifically for people with Autism and/or other special needs? This can be a physical or virtual thing. I'm just curious to see what is out there.
     
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    Crossbreed Neur-D Missionary ☝️

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    You may want to contact a disability organization in your area to see if there is anything local. Mine has mentioned one in my area but I don't believe they have anything online unfortunately.
     
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    I used to enjoy going to Quaker meetings but I couldn't cope with the hour silence. They wouldn't change things for me.
     
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    Assemblies of God are very open but what is required can be very stressful it's not about just going to sit in the pew on Sunday they have the idea of bringing in 12 ,like 12 disciples!, I couldn't cope with doing that.
     
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    What sort of church would that be?

    For me it would be a church where there's no overly loud sounds (loud music, etc), no fragrances allowed (perfume/cologne, dryer sheets or scented detergents) and no handshaking, touching expectations.

    I'm not aware of any such church in my area that would be like that.
     
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    The old Tridentine masses are pretty great as far as sensory stuff, specifically the "Low Mass."
     
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    My prayer group is somewhat designed for that, but it’s so far, purely spiritual in nature.

    Claritas Prayer Group
     
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    I am hoping to set something up if people are interested but it is not Christianity and it is not Judaism it is simply the bible both old and new testament. If your interested let me know so I can set something up on zoom.
     
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    I might be interest, but give me a bit more info as to what you are planning
     
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    Pretty simple just a study of the bible or searching the bible for people who have questions.
     
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    It's an interesting idea. Studying the bible from a secular perspective. I've often said it's a shame that the bible isn't studied from a secular perspective far and wide. Why? It's a very important historical record of human behavior.

    Reading about how humans thousands of years ago were driven by the same exact desires and ruined by the same exact weaknesses and follies that we are today would serve contemporary humanity well. It's a valuable lesson that we ignore.
     
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    That is more like trying to read a textbook without having a teacher.
    See John 14:15-17, 26
     
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    sounds interesting
     
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    Exactly!
     
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    I find it hard enough conversing in trade English(English after the mid 1750s),trying to study the old and new covenant as an atheist oy vey!
     
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    No it is not we are told to study it that way the book of Isaiah says line upon line and precept upon precept. I never said I did not have a teacher either.
     
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    Yes we are told to come out of all the man made Babylon and study the bible without the indoctrination thoughts.
     
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    Oh and I am not studying from a secular perspective but more a Hebrew/Israel perspective.
     
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    Old and new covenant is the same only thing that changed is one was in the temple building and the other is written on the temple heart. Yah says I do not change.