....connecting Deaf Christians

Guidelines for Cathedrals and Churches when deaf people are present
Based on a leaflet issued by The National Deaf Church Conference of the Church of England

      Deaf People need to be seated where there are clear sight lines both to the Sign Language Interpreter and the main "action" of the service. If there is a Loop System, they should be seated within it. It is always advisable to ask a Deaf Person where he/she would/should be seated as background windows/lights can cause their vision to blur when their eyes are focused on the Interpreter.


Read more: Guidelines for Churches when Deaf people Attending

It is always good to have examples of succesful deaf people to offer as role models.

One such is  is John Goodricke
The Discovery of the Occultating Variable Stars

John Goodricke (1764-1786), Astronomer

Read more: John Goodricke

John Kitto is remembered as the compiler of the best Bible Encyclopedias up to his time. Ironically, it was a tragic accident which prepared the way for his fame.

Read more: John Kitto - Deaf Bible Scholar
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