Finding New Ways to Share Jesus in Africa

Jesus Cares Ministries (JCM) created an innovative and collaborative approach for the special needs ministry originally with WELS Kingdom Workers in Malawi, Africa. This collaboration allows each ministry, now independently, to fully utilize the talents and strengths of each organization and explore new mission outreach opportunities. Read More

Jesus will wake us up and welcome us into heaven

“For by grace you have been saved through faith. And this is not your own doing; it is the gift of God, not a result of works, so that no one may boast” (Ephesians 2:8-9.)

Jesus Cares Ministries shares God’s Word with people who have intellectual and developmental disabilities, their families, and communities. 

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Building relationship with therapy dogs

Participants in the Jesus Cares Ministry (JCM) program at the Bethlehem Evangelical Lutheran Church in Manassas, Virginia, often look forward to the end of their meetings.

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Hope Residence provides ‘best experience’

Since adopting their daughter Desiree, Leona and Paul DeVlaeminck have always wanted the best for her. When Desiree became part of the family, she was two years old.

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JCM program celebrates 10-year anniversary

Over 15 years ago, when Bill Truebenbach began working with Jesus Cares Ministries (JCM), there were 30 programs. Today, we have more than 160 programs across the country.

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JCM Participant Confirmed in Christian Faith

For the past four years, Leah Wachholz had been working to be confirmed in her Christian faith. 

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Colored worksheets benefit JCM bible study

When Pastor Paul Kuehn leads a Jesus Cares Ministries (JCM) bible study, the scene is pretty typical. He stands in the middle of the group surrounded by students seated and he uses a felt board to help tell the bible story.

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Special needs residents enjoy their very own “Night to Shine”

Night to Shine is an unforgettable prom night experience, centered on God’s love, for people with special needs. Hope Residence joined the celebration this year at St. Michael's Lutheran Church in Bloomington, Minn., one of 375 churches around the world hosting 75,000 honored guests on one night — February 10, 2017.

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Faithful volunteers revive Jesus Cares Ministries program

After years of faithful participation, the Jesus Cares Ministries (JCM) program at St. Mark’s Lutheran Church in Bemidji, Minn., was struggling. Attendance had dwindled for the ministry, which reaches out to people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, their families and the community.

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JCM makes connections from Malawi to Minnesota

A partnership between Jesus Cares Ministries (JCM) and Kingdom Workers has helped 53 volunteers serve more than 350 people with special needs in Malawi, a landlocked country in southeastern Africa. Recently, JCM programs in America got to see this ministry through the eyes of Davie Duwe. Davie has spent four years with Kingdom Workers as a Field Assistant in Malawi. He traveled to the United States in 2017 to update congregations and friends of JCM about the work of sharing God's word with people with disabilities in Africa.

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