Program Materials

We produce materials for teachers and congregations to use for developing, teaching and leading Bible classes and worship services. These are designed especially to help reach people who have intellectual and developmental disabilities.

Curriculum

We offer 3 curriculum levels; basic, intermediate and advanced.

Dear Christian Friend

Dear Christian FriendThe newly revised Dear Christian Friend CD set is now available! The curriculum you've come to love sharing is organized into a 4-CD set of 110 chronological Old and New Testament lessons, and incorporates many updated picture communication symbols. Also included in this all-in-one, multi-year curriculum are review lessons, audio files for companion lesson songs, and 11 versions of the widely popular "LOVED" Bible bingo game. CD-Rom. 2013 This three-year plan corresponds to the three-cycle Christ-Light Sunday school plan published by Northwestern Publishing House. Therefore, a student with special needs in a class using the Christ-Light Sunday school materials could use this material and follow the same lesson schedule.

Order by calling Shari Klatt at (952) 873-4751.

Level: Basic

Cost: $199 Catalog Number: OL-386937

 

We Worship Jesus–Set 1: We Worship All Year

We Worship Jesus - Set 1These 10 lessons, available on CD,  focuses on the seasons of the church year. Each lesson has a four-page student lesson, a summary, a photograph to start discussion, an activity page, a Bible passage and a prayer.  The teacher’s guide includes copy masters and a sticker sheet master that students may use to complete their lesson activities.

Order online or by calling Northwestern Publishing House at 1-800-6022.

Level: Intermediate

Cost: $39.95     Catalog Number: 386934

 

 

Living My Life with God

Living My Life with God

The life application lessons in this book give adults with developmental disabilities opportunities to apply God’s Word to specific life situations they may face.

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Level: Intermediate

Cost: $9.95     Catalog Number: 386909

 

Jesus, My Peace and Joy—Philippians

Jesus, My Peace and Joy - PhilippiansTen lessons with simplified explanation of God’s Word. Dramatic art reinforces each lesson.

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Level: Advanced

Cost: $14.95     Catalog Number: 386923

 

Jesus, My Savior From Sin—Romans, Chapters 1-8

Jesus, My Savior From Sin - RomansThese lessons provide a study of the first 8 chapters of Romans. Dramatic art reinforces each lesson.

Level: Advanced

Cost: $14.95     Catalog Number: 386929

A teacher’s guide is also available on CD, which includes suggestions for preparing and teaching each lesson and student worksheets.

Level: Advanced

Cost: $10.00     Catalog Number: 386930

Order this Bible study and teacher’s guide online or by calling Northwestern Publishing House at 1-800-662-6022.

Worship services and prayers

Worship at the Cross

This service liturgy uses a reduced vocabulary level and visual aids to help make worship more meaningful for all participants, including people with intellectual and developmental disabilities or dementia.

Order by calling Shari Klatt at (952) 873-4751.

Level: Advanced                         Type: DVD

Cost: $19.95

Dear Friend in Heaven

Dear Friend in HeavenThis prayer book includes topical prayers with easy-to-read vocabulary in areas of thanksgiving, praise, repentance and more.

Order online or by calling Northwestern Publishing House at 1-800-662-6022.

Level: Advanced

Cost: $6.95     Catalog Number: 386918

 

 

Resources

Beginning a Special Needs Bible Class

Beginning a Special Needs Bible ClassThis publication provides a checklist and detailed explanations to guide you in the steps that are often necessary in beginning a special needs Bible class.

Order online or by calling Northwestern Publishing House at 1-800-662-6022.

Cost: $3.95     Catalog Number: 386900

 

Where Are the Other Sheep?

Where are the other sheep?A companion publication to Beginning a Special Needs Bible Class, this booklet is a helpful guide to do evangelism work in one’s community. With its outreach checklist, it shows how to use a Bible class to reach out to persons with a developmental disability.

Order online or by calling Northwestern Publishing House at 1-800-662-6022.

Cost: $3.95     Catalog: 386916

 

God’s Children Are Differently Abled

God's Children Are Differently AbledThis book teaches elementary-aged children acceptance and awareness of people with a disability. Also included are activities and bulletin board patterns.

Order online or by calling Northwestern Publishing House at 1-800-662-6022.

Cost: $10.95     Catalog Number: 386904

 

Planting the Seeds

A DVD and booklet set, this material gives teachers of Sunday School, catechism classes and Bible classes guidelines for including students with special needs in their classrooms.

Order the set online or by calling Northwestern Publishing House at 1-800-662-6022.

Cost for Set: $14.95     Catalog Number: 386913

Cost for Booklet only: $3.95     Catalog Number: 386914   (Also available to order online).

 

Understanding Your New Student

Understanding Your New StudentThis guide is designed for pastors and teachers to use in planning the spiritual instruction of students with special needs. It includes specific steps for understanding your new student to determine his or her level of spiritual knowledge.

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Cost: $5.95     Catalog Number: 386915

 

That They May Partake

That They May PartakeA pastor answers questions that commonly arise regarding the instruction and confirmation of persons with developmental disabilities. He discusses how to modify instruction for confirmation. Confirmation rites and vows are included.

Order online or by calling Northwestern Publishing House at 1-800-662-6022.

Cost: $5.95      Catalog Number: 386902