Buddy Break -

Buddy Break is a free program where children with special needs (VIP kids) can make new friends; play fun games; and enjoy crafts, stories and music activities! Siblings have fun too! Meanwhile, their caregivers get a respite from their ongoing care-giving responsibilities for three hours once a month.

Friendship Class

Sunday mornings and Wednesday evenings provide opportunities for adults with disabilities learning together about how to love God and love others. Meets in Room 156 Sundays at 9:30am and Wednesdays at 6:30pm.

Joni & Friends Camp in Michigan

Each summer families with special needs participate in a unique, accessible retreat in Muskegon, MI. Contact Pastor Mike Akert if you are interested in attending with your family or serving on a missions team as volunteer staff at the camp.  Find out more!

Liberty Buddies

Liberty Buddies are volunteers (on Sunday mornings) who provide one-on-one care for children and youth with special needs, so these students can enjoy activities with children their own age. Please arrange in advance by calling Pastor Mike Akert at 219-926-3038.

Quieter Classroom

Quieter Classroom is offered during 9:30am worship on Sunday mornings. It is a one-on-one, adult-child ministry for children with autism spectrum disorder and other special needs who require a quieter learning environment. 

SpringHill Camp at Liberty Bible Church

This summer we are hosting a 1-week day camp experience for kids. The SpringHill staff can providing 1-on-1 counselors for children with special needs. They do a great job and the kids have a phenomenal time every summer! For children entering grades 1-5. Find out more!

Training Resources for special needs ministry!
What to learn more about Special Needs ministries? Check out these videos and tools.