Sound and light in worship services excite our God-created sensory systems. While some worshipers welcome them, they could make others feel uncomfortable. Barb Newman shares some ideas on “sensory friendly” worship environments.
Barbara J. Newman
Barbara J. Newman was a church and school consultant for CLC Network, program affiliate of CICW, author of several books (Accessible Gospel, Inclusive Worship; Nuts and Bolts of Christian Education; Autism and Your Church; and others) and a frequent national speaker at educational conferences and churches. In addition to writing and speaking, Barb enjoyed working in her classroom at Zeeland Christian School in Michigan. Barb passed away in 2020.