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This project is a response to the necessity of our churches taking a more active role in the integration of handicapped persons into the life of the church Ecumenism has its focus on unifying all Christian belief systems However if there are existing divisions over the issues surrounding the handicapped in our churches unifying our churches will be a moot effort Ecumenism if it is truly a movement for the wholeness of the body of Christ must take into consideration the issue of the handicapped in the church Additionally the movement must actively incorporate the handicapped into as central a role as those without handicaps have enjoyed If these goals are not worked for or more optimistically accomplished then the ecumenical movement will have a major flaw in its purpose for existence This is an important issue for the ecumenical movement The search for Christian Unity must include all persons if we are to stay true to the example set forth by ChristWebsters dictionary defines handicap as follows 1 a disadvantage possesed by one person as compared with others especially a physical disability which limits the capacity to earn This definition fails to include mental handicaps For the purpose of this paper however I will be including this aspect into the definition Both physical and mental handicaps need to be included when taking this issue into consideration if it is to be looked at as a serious issue for the ecumenical movementThere are many scriptures that speak to this issue and encourage the incorporation of all into the body of Christ Galatians 326-29 says that we are all Gods children through Christ and through our baptism we are one with Christ There is no longer Jew nor Greek there is no longer slave nor free there is no longer male nor female for all of you are one in Christ JesusGal 328 Chapter seven in 1 Corinthians speaks of various gifts from the same
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