Our Ministries

Possibility Ministries coordinates and facilitates acceptance, support, and inclusion for people who have special needs and for their caregivers. This global ministry of the Seventh-day Adventist Church encompasses ministry for and with the Deaf; the blind; those with physical, mental health, and emotional wellness challenges; and orphans and those who are bereaving over the loss of a spouse.

At the core of its mission and ministry is the belief that God sees within each person a dignity and value that must be recognized. From this belief, the motto of Adventist Possibility Ministries is, “All are gifted, needed, and treasured.”

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What is APM?

Bereavement for Spousal Loss: Wholeness in Our Brokenness

BEREAVEMENT FOR SPOUSAL LOSS: IN SEARCH OF WHOLENESS IN TIMES OF BROKENNESS We are all broken in some way. The brokenness of widows is of particular concern in more than 80 different biblical passages. They were one of the most socially and economically vulnerable groups in biblical times. The Baker’s Evangelical Dictionary of Biblical Theology (Widow)…

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The Blind & Low Vision: Wholeness in Our Brokenness

A broad range of disabilities affect vision. Typically, a visual impairment is identified as a condition in which visual acuity is not sufficient for the individual to participate fully in activities of everyday life. Five Goals of Possibility Ministries and Individuals with Visual Disabilities: Accessibility. Possibility Ministries assists church leaders in learning how to make all…

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Caregivers: Wholeness in Our Brokenness

It has been said, “Love is the basis of godliness. Whatever the profession, no man has pure love to God unless he has unselfish love for his brother. ... The completeness of Christian character is attained when the impulse to help and bless others springs constantly from within—when the sunshine of heaven fills the heart…

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The Deaf & Hard of Hearing: Wholeness in Our Brokenness

Deaf people are one of the largest unreached groups in the world. Estimates of the number of global Deaf range widely. It is estimated that only 2 to 4 percent are Christians. When working with the Deaf, it is important to recognize the importance of their Deaf culture. It is, in essence, part of their…

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Mental Health and Wellness: Wholeness in Our Brokenness

Mental illnesses are health conditions involving changes in emotion, thinking and/or behavior. Mental illnesses are associated with distress and/or problems functioning in social, work or family activities. It is not uncommon for the family and caregivers to be under great stress as they care for a loved one with a serious mental illness. Further, stigmas…

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Orphans & Vulnerable Children: Wholeness in Our Brokenness

Tragically, millions of children all over the globe have become orphaned for many reasons: war, famine, displacement, disease or poverty. Of the more than 132 million children classified as orphans, 13 million have lost both parents. The first people to officially care for orphaned children were the Romans, who opened the first orphanage in history…

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Physical/Mobility Health and Wellness: Wholeness in Our Brokenness

Many health issues or diagnoses have a profound impact on mobility (the ability to move from one location to another) and physical dexterity (the ability to perform physical tasks). In addition, these conditions typically impact overall physical health and stamina, thus affecting the person’s ability to participate fully in activities of church life. Five Goals…

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