Modernizing evangelism for people with impaired hearing

Tuesday, 08 September 2009, 08:56
From July 30 to August 27, the second School of Evangelization, organized by the Patriarchal Commission for Matters of Evangelization of the UGCC, took place on the territories of the Lviv and Kyivan archeparchies. Participants of the school worked on new approaches and forms of evangelization. A practical course on the territory of Kyivan archeparchy was, in particular, very valuable.
From July 30 to August 27, the second School of Evangelization, organized by the Patriarchal Commission for Matters of Evangelization of the UGCC, took place on the territories of the Lviv and Kyivan archeparchies. Participants of the school worked on new approaches and forms of evangelization. A practical course on the territory of Kyivan archeparchy was, in particular, very valuable. The participants of the school were workers and the hearing impaired people from the Center of Pastoral Ministering for the Hearing Impaired “Nadiya” (Lviv archeparchy). The hearing impaired people took part in a theoretical and practical course on the topic of evangelization. The experience they gained from this course will undoubtedly help them to battle isolation within their community of hearing impaired while at the same time help them integrate into society through the Church. The acquired knowledge from the course will help to realize the next evangelistic projects of the Center for Women with Hearing Impairment as well as the creation of a spiritual pantomime and gesture theater.

Information was given by Fr. Oleh Lazurkevych
Director of the Center of Ministering for People with Hearing Impairments

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