Deaf Ministries

D.E.A.F. | Deaf Everywhere Are Family


    For All Bible Studies...

    • We meet at a local church and study the Bible in ASL (voice interpretation available if hearing people want to join).

    • We have Bible study & enjoy DEAF fellowship.

    • There will be a potluck lunch, so please bring food to share. 

    • All are welcome to our DEAF meetings, and we look forward to seeing you there!  

    • Please note: Schedule may be subject to change.



    January 12 - First Springfield SDA Church - 1118 Sumner Ave, Springfield, MA

    Our scheduled Monthly DEAF Meeting for this Saturday, January 12th at the Springfield, MA SDA Church is postponed until further notice. We will NOT be meeting this Saturday, January 12th because Jessica will be with her family preparing for Bill's funeral. We look forward to meeting in Springfield another time later this year. 


    February 9 - Village SDA Church - 75 Sawyer St, South Lancaster, MA

    March 16 - CT Valley SDA Church - 354 Foster Rd, South Windsor, CT

    May 11 - Stoneham Memorial SDA Church – 29 Maple St, Stoneham, MA

    July 13 - Hudson SDA Church – 94 Marlboro St, Hudson, MA

    September 14 - Danbury SDA Church - 67 Turkey Plain Rd, Bethel, CT

    October 19 - College SDA Church - 337 Main St, South Lancaster, MA

    November 2 - Lowell All Nations SDA Church - 20 Meadowcroft St, Lowell, MA

    December 7 - Johnston SDA Church - 2693 Hartford Ave, Johnston, RI



    10 Days of Prayer January 9-19, 2019


    Saturday, January 19th at 11:30am

    Pastor David Trexler will give a sermon in ASL on livestream about "A Deeper Experience" 

    On the final Sabbath (January 19th) there will be a livestream sermon in ASL by Pastor David Trexler on "A Deeper Experience." Let us all join together to watch at 11:30 am (Eastern Time). 

    Watch the final Livestream Sermon in ASL here at this link: 

    Each day's theme for 10 Days of Prayer 2019:

    DAY 1 To Know and Believe

    DAY 2 From the Inside Out  

    DAY 3 The Greatest Battle

    DAY 4 The Value of Surrender

    DAY 5 The Privilege of Partnership

    DAY 6 The Gift of Repentance

    DAY 7 The Glory of the Purpose

    DAY 8 Through the Valley 

    DAY 9 A Strength Greater than Doubt

    DAY 10 Let Go of the Thorns 


    Easy English study guides for the 10 Days of Prayer (created especially for Deaf and English as a second language people) are available on this page in our RESOURCES section.


    Annual DEAF Weekend 2019: April 26-28th

    Join us for our Annual DEAF weekend at the Johnston RI SDA Church. address: 2693 Hartford Ave, Johnston, RI
    Stay in touch for more details


    June 21-29th SNEC Camp Meeting (interpreted in ASL) – South Lancaster, MA

    DEAF Camp 2019: August 21-25th


    Featuring Margie English and Pastor Paul Kelly and located at Timothy Hill Christian Camp in Huntington, MA. This camp has Meetings, Bible Study, Canoeing, Kayaking, Stand-Up Paddle boarding, Swimming, Archery, Crafts, and more.
    All meetings in ASL and voice interpreted. Stay in touch for more details.

    For more information or to join us for these events, please contact: Jessica McGowan Smith

    Email: Video Phone: 866-970-1689 Text/Voice: 508-838-5391

    ASL Beginners Classes

    ASL beginner classes will begin in September.  Deaf instructors, Joelle Cator and 

    Sandra Bass will be running the classes.  

    The classes will held at:  12th Baptist Church, 160 Warren St., Roxbury. 

    For info about registration form and cost for the classes, PLEASE CONTACT EITHER:

    Sis. Joelle -

    Sis. Sandra -



    Download our "2018 Year In Review"


    Jessica McGowan-Smith

    Deaf Ministries Coordinator


    All are welcome to our DEAF meetings and events. Please post our DEAF schedule and invite your friends. We hope to see you soon!  For more information or to join us for these events, please email: or call: 866-970-1689 (VP) / 508-838-5391 (text/voice)