Joy Life 901 MIT

The Joy Life 901 MIT will reach out to special needs community with resources, prayer and financial help when possible.  If you would like to be a part of the Joy Life 901 MIT please contact one of the Ministry Initiative Team leaders.


Dress Fest

Ladies, come find your dream dress and say "yes to the dress"!
And men, come get fitted for your tuxedo early!

The Dress Fest provides an opportunity for the ladies to find their dream dress (including accessories, purse & shoes) for Moonlight & Magnolias / Memphis Joy Prom.  The men will be fitted for their tuxedo!  Seamstresses will be needed for quick stitch.  If you would like to volunteer, please contact one of the Joy Life 901 Ministry leaders.

Memphis Joy Prom
Christ United Methodist Church, 4488 Poplar Ave.
Join us for a night of dancing, laughter and more!
Parents and/or caregivers are invited to an accompanying reception too!  Registration is required & spots are limited:

We Need Your Help!
Please visit to learn more about how you can donate, sponsor or volunteer to help make this event spectacular!  If you are interested in helping or want more information, please email me or stop me, Jenny Tucker, or Cindy Reid in the halls! 

MJP is sponsored by your friends at Christ Church Memphis, Second Presbyterian Church, Grace Evangelical Church, Young Life Capernaum, Germantown Presbyterian Church and Camp Quest.

Parent's Night Out
Fri., Sept. 21, 6pm - 9pm

Grace Evangelical Church will host a Parent's Night Out for our special needs community. For more information contact Jenny Tucker at (901) 246-4376 or . Com to the Brown room.  (map

The JOY Life 901 MIT, Christ Methodist, Second Presbyterian, Longview Heights Baptist, and Young Life Capernaum will combine resources for a Parents Night Out event each month.  This is an outreach for parents in our community that have children of all ages with special needs.  We will feed the kids, have a devotional and play games and do crafts.  Grace Evan will host a Parents Night Out one Friday night each month in the gym.

Breakfast Club
A new event for the special needs community that has "aged out" of the kid's activities. The morning will include breakfast, Bible Study, singing and community projects. The Breakfast Club will meet at Grace Evan the 1st & 2nd Friday of each month from 9am - noon.   If you would like to volunteer, please contact Jenny Tucker at 246-4376 or Cindy Reid at 828-2504.

Overnight Retreat
The Overnight Retreat is a respite for the parents.  Attendees will stay all night and enjoy dinner together, a Bible study, movie, t-shirts and breakfast.

Madonna Learning Center
The Madonna Learning Center is for special needs children.  The Joy Life 901 MIT will begin teaching the kids how to make jewelry to raise money for their end of the year week outing. On Tuesdays, they teach a skill like cooking and beading jewelry.  On "Fun Fridays" they get to go shop and buy things with the money they've earned.

Memphis Bridges the Gap
Memphis Bridges the Gap is a resource fair for over 300 special needs caregivers.  Families will have the opportunity to see the resources available to help with vocational opportunities, estate and financial planning, group home venues, daytime care/activities and horse back riding therapeutic programs.  The Joy Life MIT will provide hamburgers, hotdogs, chips and drinks.

Joy Life 901 MIT is a vetted and approved ministry of Grace Venture.  


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