Deaf Ministry Workshop at Riverside Church

The Riverside Church Deaf Ministry will offer a workshop to educate church members, ministers, seminarians, and lay leaders:  “How Deaf/Hard of Hearing people worship with music, understand the bible, and help the hearing community understand the proper protocol on working with Deaf/Hard of Hearing.” Presenter: Mary Joseph Bacheller, CSC, MA, Pastor Date:  May 12, 2012    Time: 10:00am - 3:00pm Place: The Riverside Church, 490 Riverside Drive

Alternate Entrance: 91 Claremont Avenue & 122nd Street Church 212-870-6700

*Light Breakfast and Lunch will be served.

Mary Joseph Bacheller, Pastor of the Hands for Christ Community Church, Staten Island, NY, a planted church to serve the Deaf Community, whose mission is to unite people to Jesus via the gospel through devoted hands.  Ms. Bacheller is a trilingual interpreter who has been teaching American Sign Language and training interpreters since 1979.  She has also worked with Educational Testing Service developing the groundwork for ASLPI (American Sign Language Proficiency Interview), which accesses student’s level of ASL when entering or exiting the classroom.

**There is no fee, but seating is limited** 

Please RSVP by Monday, May 7, 2012 to: or

Also, please indicate if you will need a sign language interpreter.