Welcome to the large text version of Through the Roof website. If you are here by mistake please follow this link to return to the standard layout.
Welcome to the dyslexia friendly version of Through the Roof website. If you are here by mistake please follow this link to return to the standard layout.
Welcome to the Non Styling version of Through the Roof website. If you are here by mistake please follow this link to return to the standard layout.
Transforming lives Through Jesus With Disabled People

Downloads

Materials and resources from Through the Roof and our contacts.



Our Winter 2016 Newsletter

Our Winter 2016 Newsletter

The Winter 2016 Vital Link Newsletter is now available for download - this issue contains stories from the Wheels for the World distribution in Eldoret, stories from volunteer leaders, details of TTR's 20th birthday... read more »

An Introduction to Through the Roof

An Introduction to Through the Roof

Find out all about Through the Roof in our new video, 'An Introduction to Through the Roof'. This video, which talks about all our different programmes and features short interviews with supporters and volunteers,... read more »

See the Possibility 2: Ellie's Story

See the Possibility 2: Ellie's Story

Here's the latest in our series of 'See the Possibility' videos, where young Roofbreaker, Ellie, talks about how her church has helped her develop her gifts, grow in confidence, and change her life. Through... read more »

Our Summer 2016 Newsletter

Our Summer 2016 Newsletter

The Summer 2016 Vital Link Newsletter is now available for download - this issue contains stories from our new Center Parcs holiday, the Babbacombe holiday, plans for work in Sierra Leone, and much more.... read more »

See the Possibility : Our New Video

See the Possibility : Our New Video

Through the Roof would like to encourage you all to 'See the Possibility, Not the Disability', with our new video (produced with 3 Strands Media). Have a look below and let us know what... read more »

All of Us Complete in Christ

All of Us Complete in Christ

Through the Roof asked disabled people from across the UK four questions about church. This easy-to-read research document contains their answers, plus a whole range of suggestions and good ideas to help your church... read more »

'The Shepherd King' - The August 2015 Come Fishing

'The Shepherd King' - The August 2015 Come Fishing

Here's the latest episode of 'Come Fishing', from Jenny Edwards MBE. Each episode contains news, stories, music, and inspiration. We hope you enjoy it! read more »

'Please Could we Stay Forever' - The Summer 2015 Vital Link

'Please Could we Stay Forever' - The Summer 2015 Vital Link

The Summer 2015 Vital Link is now available for download. This time, you can find out all about the tenth Dalesdown family holiday, a recent distribution in Eldoret, DCF holidays to Malta, special fundraising work,... read more »

'Encouragement' - Our July 2015 Come Fishing

'Encouragement' - Our July 2015 Come Fishing

Here's the latest episode of 'Come Fishing', from Jenny Edwards MBE. Each episode contains news, stories, music, and inspiration. We hope you enjoy it! read more »

'Victory' - Our Easter 2015 Come Fishing

'Victory' - Our Easter 2015 Come Fishing

Here's the latest episode of 'Come Fishing', from Jenny Edwards MBE. Each episode contains news, stories, music, and inspiration. We hope you enjoy it! read more »

Bringing Hope and Opportunities - The Spring 2015 Vital Link

Bringing Hope and Opportunities - The Spring 2015 Vital Link

Our Spring 2015 Vital Link is now available for download. This packed issue features a report from work in Moldova, details of our new Roofbreakers initiative, news from the 50th Wheels for the World distribution,... read more »

'Diversion - Road Closed': Our March 2015 Come Fishing.

'Diversion - Road Closed': Our March 2015 Come Fishing.

Here's the latest episode of 'Come Fishing', from Jenny Edwards MBE. Each episode contains news, stories, music, and inspiration. We hope you enjoy it! read more »

'Stop, Look, and Listen' - Our February 2015 Come Fishing

'Stop, Look, and Listen' - Our February 2015 Come Fishing

Here's the latest episode of 'Come Fishing', from Jenny Edwards MBE. Each episode contains news, stories, music, and inspiration. We hope you enjoy it! read more »

'A Great Big God' - Our January 2015 Come Fishing

'A Great Big God' - Our January 2015 Come Fishing

Here's the latest episode of 'Come Fishing', from Jenny Edwards MBE. Each episode contains news, stories, music, and inspiration. We hope you enjoy it! read more »

Our Winter 2014 Vital Link Newsletter

Our Winter 2014 Vital Link Newsletter

Our Winter 2014 Vital Link is now available for download. It contains a report about our recent distribution in Kosovo, stories from holidays, our recent research findings about disabled people's experience of church, and much... read more »

'Love Your Enemies' - Our November 2014 Come Fishing

'Love Your Enemies' - Our November 2014 Come Fishing

Here's the latest episode of 'Come Fishing', from Jenny Edwards MBE. Each episode contains news, stories, music, and inspiration. We hope you enjoy it! read more »

Community Fundraising Packs

Community Fundraising Packs

Fundraising for Through the Roof is easy, and great fun. To help budding volunteers, we've produced a series of easy-to-use sheets containing inspiring ideas for events, and easy steps to get organised. There's also... read more »

'Strength in Weakness' - Our October 2014 Come Fishing

'Strength in Weakness' - Our October 2014 Come Fishing

Here's the latest episode of 'Come Fishing', from Jenny Edwards MBE. Each episode contains news, stories, music, and inspiration. We hope you enjoy it! read more »

October 2014 Podcast

October 2014 Podcast

The Through the Roof Podcast returns for October. Philippa is back with the latest, and last, in our series of podcasts. Find out the latest news and stories from Through the Roof, and stay... read more »

What's Your Experience?

What's Your Experience?

Through the Roof has now completed the first phase of our research project to find out about disabled people’s experience of church. We set four questions, and invited answers through our website, facebook, Vital... read more »

'Whispers of God' - Our September 2014 Come Fishing

'Whispers of God' - Our September 2014 Come Fishing

Here's the latest episode of 'Come Fishing', from Jenny Edwards MBE. Each episode contains news, stories, music, and inspiration. We hope you enjoy it! Follow... read more »

Messy Church For All

Messy Church For All

A church in Hertfordshire have used the popular Messy Church concept to provide a place of acceptance for families with disabled children or additional needs. Their aim is to introduce Jesus, and an opportunity... read more »

'Unconditional Love' - Our August 2014 Come Fishing

'Unconditional Love' - Our August 2014 Come Fishing

Here's the latest episode of 'Come Fishing', from Jenny Edwards MBE. Each episode contains news, stories, music, and inspiration. We hope you enjoy it! Follow... read more »

August 2014 TTR Podcast

August 2014 TTR Podcast

The Through the Roof Podcast returns for August. Philippa has more news, stories and interviews from Through the Roof, focusing on a very encouraging report from our Wheels for the World distribution to Kosovo.... read more »

Enabling Church Audio

Enabling Church Audio

Audio recordings, and some presentational material, from June's 'Enabling Church' conference is now available at the Churches for All Website - please read more »

Joni's Video Message

Joni's Video Message

Through the Roof were involved in the Enabling Church conference in the West Midlands recently, which drew a crowd of 400 to be inspired and equipped by a range of presenters, including Joni Eareckson... read more »

'Accepted and Loved No Matter What' - Our Summer 2014 Vital Link

'Accepted and Loved No Matter What' - Our Summer 2014 Vital Link

Our Summer 2014 Vital Link is now available for download. It contains a report about our Dalesdown family holiday, stories from our two different trips to Kenya, feedback from our golf day, and much more! Please... read more »

July Podcast!

Our podcast is back, with a brand new edition for July 2014. There'll be another episode next month - please do get in touch and let us know what you think about the podcast... read more »

'Amazing Grace' - July 2014 Come Fishing

Here's the latest episode of 'Come Fishing', from Jenny Edwards MBE. Each episode contains news, stories, music, and inspiration. We hope you enjoy it! read more »

Come Fishing June 2014

Here's the latest episode of 'Come Fishing', from Jenny Edwards MBE. Each episode contains news, stories, music, and inspiration. We hope you enjoy it! read more »

The Through the Roof Podcast June 2014

Our podcast is back, with an edition for June 2014 containing ... a 'Thought for the Day' message from Jenny Edwards, news about the Emerging Churches Conference, a report from our Dalesdown holiday for... read more »

Disability Sunday Pack

Disability Sunday Pack

It’s time to get ready for Disability Sunday 2015. On July 5th, churches all over the country will focus on celebrating the abilities and involvement of disabled people. Through the Roof, alongside our partners... read more »

Video from Ghana 2013

Video from Ghana 2013

Phil Green has shot another excellent video of Wheels for the World's work -- this time from the Ghana trip in 2013. Please take a look, and feel free to share it around. read more »

The New Through the Roof Podcast - March 2014

Philippa Lomas, our Youth Ambassador, has recorded a new podcast, featuring interviews with our CEO, Tim Wood, and our newest member of staff, Training Resources Developer, Ros Bayes. Take a listen, and find out... read more »

Wheels at Work - Latif's Story

Here's the fourth and final of Phil Green's videos from Uganda. In this one, we look at Latif's story, and see how the team work to find just the right wheelchair for his needs. read more »

'No Turning Back!' - Our Spring 2014 Newsletter

'No Turning Back!' - Our Spring 2014 Newsletter

Our Spring 2014 Vital Link is now available for download.  This issue takes a look at recent work in Moldova and Ghana, welcomes two new members of staff, catches up with some supporters, and... read more »

'Love in Abundance' - March 2014 Come Fishing

Here's the March 2014 'Come Fishing' recording from Jenny Edwards and DCF - an hour full of music, prayer, inspiration, stories and news, to entertain and inspire. read more »

Wheels at Work - The Kakunyu School

Here's the third of Phil Green's videos from the Wheels distribution in Uganda. This time he's focussing on the Kakunyu school. Wheels for the World -... read more »

Wheels at Work - Nicolas' Story

Watch the second in Phil Green's series of videos telling the story of the Wheels Uganda distribution. This time, Phil takes us to meet Nicolas. Wheels for... read more »

Wheels at Work in Uganda

Looking for a taste of our Wheels for the World work? Photographer and blogger Phil Green has produced several videos showing stories from one of our distributions in Uganda. Here's the first of the... read more »

'The Hope of Extraordinary Power' - Feb 2014

Here's the February 2014 'Come Fishing' recording from Jenny Edwards and DCF - an hour full of music, prayer, inspiration, stories and news, to entertain and inspire. read more »

'The Father Listens' - The January 2014 Come Fishing

'The Father Listens' - The January 2014 Come Fishing

Here's the January 2014 'Come Fishing' recording from Jenny Edwards and DCF - an hour packed full with music, prayer, inspiration, stories and news, to bring in the new year. read more »

Oh Happy Day! Songs to lift the soul

Oh Happy Day! Songs to lift the soul

We're delighted that the Brandenburg Choral Festival this month includes a Gospel concert helping to raise funds for TTR! Taking place on Sat 25th January, 8.00pm at St Clement Danes (The Strand, London, WC2R 1DH)... read more »

'Pure as Silver' - December 2013 Come Fishing

'Pure as Silver' - December 2013 Come Fishing

Here's the latest 'Come Fishing' recording from Jenny Edwards and DCF - an hour packed full with music, prayer, inspiration, stories and news, this time with an extra Christmas flavour! read more »

'I Have Known Nothing But Love' - Our Autumn 2013 Newsletter

'I Have Known Nothing But Love' - Our Autumn 2013 Newsletter

Our Autumn 2013 Vital Link is now available for download - this issue features a report on the Hinwick holiday and retreat, an introduction to Reninca, our new International Missions Manager, details of the... read more »

Behind the Scenes with Wheels

Behind the Scenes with Wheels

Our Wheels team has just begun a new distribution in Ho, Ghana, so we thought we'd bring you a little taster of some of the work that goes into getting the chairs to their... read more »

Tim Reflects on the Paralympics

Tim Reflects on the Paralympics

Our CEO, Tim Wood, recently appeared on the Torch Trust 'Reflections' radio show on Premier, speaking about the legacy (or not!) of the London Paralympic games. You can have a listen by downloading... read more »

Our New Newsletter!

Our New Newsletter!

Our Wheels for the World team has recently returned from a distribution in Mukono, Uganda, where they gave away the 8000th wheelchair ever distributed by Wheels. It’s an amazing accomplishment, but it’s only part... read more »

The 'Bedroom tax': Tim Wood on Premier

The 'Bedroom tax': Tim Wood on Premier

Tim Wood, our CEO, has spoken on Premier radio about the high court's decision on housing benefit cuts - the 'bedroom tax'. The full piece from Premier Rasion is available below... read more »

Annual Report

Annual Report

We’re grateful to everyone connected with Through the Roof for helping making a real difference to people’s lives.  Thank you. Take a look at our annual... read more »

Hidden disabilities

Hidden disabilities

At Through the Roof we’re aware of many people with various hidden disabilities who struggle daily – not just with their impairment, but with the misunderstandings of others. We hope the following article... read more »

'All Inclusive' video

'All Inclusive' video

You can watch a short video of Joe chatting about his autism with Tim Wood, Through the Roof's CEO on our youtube channel by following this link. The video was... read more »

Inclusive Festival Guide

Inclusive Festival Guide

Make your community festival inclusive The 2012 Paralympics caught people’s imagination like no previous Games. Through the Roof were pleased to join with the read more »

Mark Nicholson on 4thought

Friend and contact of TTR, Mark Nicholson, recently recorded a short piece for Channel 4's '4thought' series. The piece, featuring Mark talking about 'why bad things happen to good people' will be shown at... read more »

Out Now! The Autumn 2012 Vital Link

Out Now! The Autumn 2012 Vital Link

The latest Vital Link newsletter (for November to March) is now available. Follow this link to download the Autumn 2012 Vital... read more »

Celebrating the Paralympics in Disability Week

Celebrating the Paralympics in Disability Week

To celebrate the Paralympics TTR is joining with partners in the Churches for All network and Premier Life to promote a Disability Week between the 2nd – 9th September. The week’s ‘ceremonies’ will open and... read more »

Out Now! The Summer 2012 Vital Link

Out Now! The Summer 2012 Vital Link

The latest Vital Link newsletter (for August to November) is now available. Follow this link to download the Summer 2012 Vital... read more »

Ideas and Inspiration...

Ideas and Inspiration...

Without your support in raising awareness and funds for us, we couldn't do what we do.  Our new "Ideas and Inspiration" pack gives real... read more »

Philippa and Tim on Leader's TV

Philippa and Tim on Leader's TV

Philippa and Tim have been interviewed about being inclusive on Urban Saints' 'Leader's TV' programme. Follow this link to watch a video of... read more »

Fundraising pack - helping you to make a difference

Fundraising pack - helping you to make a difference

Through the Roof relies on volunteers to help raise our profile and raise funds for us.  We've put together a basic pack that we hope will be helpful to anyone thinking of supporting us... read more »

Lasting values of the Paralympics

Lasting values of the Paralympics

With three months to go until the Paralympic Games, Through the Roof has joined with ALOVE, the youth division of the Salvation Army, both contributors to More Than Gold's Paralympic... read more »

Spring 2012 Vital Link

Spring 2012 Vital Link

The latest Vital Link newsletter (for March to July) is now available. Follow this link to download the PDF Spring 2012... read more »

Our Autumn 2011 Newsletter

Our Autumn 2011 Newsletter

The latest Vital Link newsletter (for November to March) is now available. Follow this link to download the PDF... read more »

Integr8 Videos from Guatemala 2011

Integr8 Videos from Guatemala 2011

Here are a few videos from Integr8's mission trip to Guatemala in 2011. The first clip is a selection of short moments from Integr8's 2011 trip to Guatemala. During the video, Alan talks about the... read more »

Videos from Uganda

Here are a few videos from our April 2011 distribution to Uganda. Below the videos, you can find a few more details about the interviewees. First up, Henry talks about what having... read more »

Summer 2011 Vital Link

Summer 2011 Vital Link

Our Summer 2011 Vital Link is now available to download in PDF format. Download it here, and please let us know if you'd like to be alerted about each new issue by email. Summer... read more »

Spring 2011 Vital Link

Spring 2011 Vital Link

Our Spring 2011 Vital Link is now available to download in PDF format. Download it here, and please let us know if you'd like to be alerted about each new issue by email. read more »

Extra Audio from the Enabling Church Conference

Extra Audio from the Enabling Church Conference

Here's some extra MP3 files from different seminars at the 'Enabling Church' conference.  To download them, right-click (or ctrl-click on a Mac) and select 'save'. Jon Clark Mental Health Seminar Bishop Michael Langridge and... read more »

Autumn 2010 Vital Link

Autumn 2010 Vital Link

Our Autumn Vital Link - now in full colour! - is now available in PDF format. Download it here, and please let us know if you'd like to be alerted about each new issue... read more »

'Enabling Church' Audio

'Enabling Church' Audio

The 'Enabling Church' conference encouraged the church to set the standard in ministering to the marginalised -- you can listen to the main talks (or remind yourself of what happened) by visiting Premier's website... read more »

Fundraising Collection Box

We've produced a small collecting box that you can print, cut and fold for your own uses. You can download it by following... read more »