Special Needs Ministry

Special Needs

Macky and Friends Re-Opening Update:

Macky and Friends continues to remain online. Please contact Karen Walls (karen.walls@hopechurchmemphis.com) for more info.

We miss you greatly and cannot wait to gather again in person. However, our ministry must consider many factors into a decision to open for in-person meetings as our participants fall into a “vulnerable populations” category and we must err on the side of caution. Our leadership team continues to consult with experts in the medical field to determine the safest course of action and at this time, we have been advised that it is not in the best interests of the families we serve to reopen. We will continue to stay connected to you moving forward through a variety of digital options. Please pray for God’s wisdom and guidance for our staff and volunteers. We will keep you informed as we move forward in this ever changing and challenging world. We love you! For questions and more information, please contact Karen Walls (Karen.Walls@HopeChurchMemphis.com). Please visit our Facebook page here and stay up-to-date with any further notices by visting this webpage frequently.

Continue to worship with us online Saturday nights at 5:30 pm and Sunday mornings at 9:30 & 11:30 am.

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Special Needs Ministry


We are so glad you'll be with us! Before your first visit, please download, print and fill out this intake form. You may drop it off at the Hope for Kids Info Desk when you arrive. The form helps us with important information such as social, behavioral, and medical needs.

We look forward to meeting you!


Hope Special Kids and Adults is always looking for volunteers to assist with our Special Needs program. Whether your gift is in the classroom or not, there's a way for you to showcase your gifts. If you're interested in being a part of this ministry, we'd love to meet you! All volunteers are required to fill out a background check before we can get you plugged in! For more information and helpful resources, contact Special Kids & Adults Family Coordinator PK Oates at 901-453-3445 or email PK Oates.


Special Needs Volunteer


Macky & Friends Contacts

Karen Walls

Macky & Friends Director

All Staff, Special Kids & Adults

PK Oates

Macky & Friends Parent Coordinator

All Staff, Special Kids & Adults

Heather Callahan

Macky & Friends Administrator

All Staff, Special Kids & Adults