Welcoming Special-Needs Families to Church

By Paula Schaap, Communications Director Big stuffed monkeys scattered on the floor in front of the altar and beanbag chairs weren’t what you’d expect to see at St. James’, Lincoln, Lincoln, which usually holds services in its simple white-washed church building in traditional prayer book fashion.But on December 17, the parish had prepared its worship space for a different kind of service – a Christmas service for special-needs children and their families.Just as the...