Many families who have children with special needs struggle to find acceptance, often feeling their children don’t “belong.” One way we share God’s love with them is through GRACE Respite. GRACE is a once-a-month experience for children with special needs (and their young siblings) that gives their parents a much needed evening out. The only thing that rivals the blessings the families experience is the blessings experienced by the volunteers. Our GRACE volunteers have a heart for these families and understand that children are blessings from God and need His love regardless of their circumstances.



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This month at GRACE Respite kids will be learning more about the "Miracles of Jesus" and how Jesus calmed the storm. Our activities will be focused around a fun weather theme! We are looking forward to hearing from our own Meteorologist friend, Jason Hansford! So hold on to your hats and get ready for wild n' breezy evening of GRACE in April! 


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This month at GRACE Respite kids will get to hear more about the "Miracles of Jesus" and how Jesus calmed the storm. Our activities will be focused around a fun weather theme! So hold on to your hats and get ready for wild n' breezy evening of GRACE with your friends at Brookwood! 


SIGN-UP HERE



  • SENSORY ROOM

    The Sensory Room is the newest addition to GRACE. It’s a safe space where children who struggle with sensory experiences can go to take a break and calm their senses. This special room is calming, with soft lights, soft music, and activities that help the body settle. It includes various sitting options for calming and a mini trampoline for those needing to work out some extra energy.

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  • RESPITE DATES

    2021

    March 12

    April 9

    May 7

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  • BUDDY

    GRACE Buddies is Brookwood’s program for partnering with children who need extra support during Brookwood Kid’s activities. A one-on-one Buddy provides one-on-one leadership and attention for any child who needs additional support. These volunteers are equipped with resources from our sensory room that allows individualized care. Please let us know if your child could benefit from our GRACE Buddy Program.

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FOR YOU FORMED MY INWARD PARTS; YOU KNITTED ME TOGETHER IN MY MOTHER'S WOMB. I PRAISE YOU, FOR I AM FEARFULLY AND WONDERFULLY MADE.

Psalm 139:13-14a

CONTACT US FOR MORE INFORMATION

For more information on having your children be a part of GRACE, fill out this FORM or contact Cyndy Riser at 318.272.7923 / cyndy@brookwoodbaptist.com