The ImABLE program ministers to youth and adults with developmental disabilities and their families. This ministry prepares our members for real life by providing them with opportunities and skills in becoming employed, independent, and included. Individuals that participate in this ministry develop friendships and through those relationships they support each other as they grow and face life’s challenges.
To share God’s love by providing opportunities of
WORSHIP • FELLOWSHIP • RESPITE • PERSONAL GROWTH
to people with developmental disabilities
and their families
LEARNING INDEPENDENCE UNIVERSITY
Every summer, a six-week educational program called Learning Independence University takes place at First Baptist Church of Jensen Beach. The goals of LIU are to provide a safe and accepting environment for youth and adults with developmental disabilities in which to learn and practice person growth in four specific areas; nutrition, fitness, employment, and community service.
• Nutrition: Making nutritious foods choices, menu planning, prepping food, and budgeting
• Fitness: Making choices for the types of activities that will develop body strength
• Employment: Increase skills for employment; job interest surveys career exploration, on-the-job training
• Community Service: Increase opportunities to serve others; Meals on Wheels, activities with residents in memory care facilities, serving each other.
FRIDAY NIGHT ANGELS
WORSHIP – FELLOWSHIP – RESPITE
The purpose of Friday Night Angels is to provide a safe and accepting environment for youth and adults with developmental disabilities to participate in a time of fellowship, worship, and fun while providing monthly respite for parents. Friday Night Angels meets on the third Friday of each month September through May from 4:00-7:00 at FBJB.
Respite for Parents: Go shopping, Go out to dinner, Exercise, Time with peers
Fellowship For Participants: Singing, Praying, Bible study
Worship: Learning scripture, applying good character and values for life
Fun: Pizza, Games and other activities
WE NEED YOUR SUPPORT.
Please consider giving financially or volunteering. We can make a huge difference in the lives of these amazing people.
First Baptist Church of Jensen Beach
1400 NE Jensen Beach Blvd., Jensen Beach, FL 34957
Write ImAble in the memo area.
For questions, please contact: Conney Dahn
email: firstname.lastname@example.org | cell: 772-834-6908.