Special Needs

Memphis Joy Prom

Join us for a night of dancing, laughter and more at the Joy Prom, a full-scale prom for individuals with special needs, ages 16+. Parents and caregivers are invited to an accompanying reception too! | Learn more

Memphis Joy Prom is sponsored by Christ Church Memphis, Second Presbyterian Church, Grace Evangelical Church, Hope Pres, Germantown Presbyterian Church, New Generation Ministries, Young Life Capernaum and Camp Conquest.

It takes more than $35,000, seven area churches and 1,000 volunteers to give 250 special needs participants an evening to remember.

Want to support Memphis Joy Prom financially? To give online, simply text CCMEM to 77977 and select “Memphis Joy Prom” in the drop-down menu or click on the link below.


Blessings Sunday School Class

Sundays | 9:45-10:45 a.m. | Rash Hall Cafeteria
On Sunday mornings, we enjoy assisting the needs of our friends while expanding their knowledge of Jesus’ love through the stories and promises of the Bible. Every Sunday is a new message along with activities and mission projects throughout the year. The class is open to individuals with special needs ages 5 and up.


Friday Nights | Monthly

JoyLife901 is a collaborative effort and partnership of Christ Church, Second Presbyterian Church, Grace Evangelical Church and Young Life Capernaum. JoyLife901 provides abundant opportunities for children and adults with disabilities from social aspects to providing information and resources to families in need. 

Breakfast Club

Fridays in August–May | 9–11 a.m. | followed by Fitness Time from 11 a.m.-Noon
The first two Fridays of the month, Breakfast Club meets at Grace Evangelical Church in Mike's Place, 9750 Wolf River Blvd., Germantown.
The last two Fridays are at Christ Church in the Rogers Center for Student Ministry.

Breakfast Club is a breakfast and Bible study for adults with special needs. It’s an opportunity to meet new friends, learn more about God’s Word and enjoy community along with monthly field trips.

Vacation Bible School

Special Needs Ministry VBS is open for rising K-5th graders.

Summer Camp

Opportunities vary each summer from sports to drama camp opportunities. Call in the spring for dates. 

Challenger Baseball 

Challenger Baseball, or Buddy Ball, is for mentally and/or physically challenged athletes. 

For more details about the Special Needs Ministry, contact Ashley Parks, (901) 261-2153.