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September 10, 2010

Ministry offers respite for special needs families

MOULTRIE — The Heritage Church Breathe Ministry will hold a respite night for families of special needs children and young adults.

The ministry will hold its Breathe Respite Night Saturday, Sept. 18, from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. The event will be held in the youth building of Heritage Church and is open to all ages and all diagnoses. Siblings of special needs children and young adults will also be welcome to attend.

The participants will enjoy games, crafts and music and will also be served dinner. There will be special education teachers, therapists and medical professionals on site to assist with everyone participating.

This is a free event but pre-registration is required. Register by calling Nettie Hatcher at 229-848-2685 or Tara Torbert at 229-891-6799.

Breathe Ministry was designed to minister to families of children and young adults with special needs. The goal of this ministry is to help the children and young adults become active members of the community.

They use the buddy system to help incorporate these special people in all areas of the church and community. They also provide counseling services to families at no charge.

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