Welcome to Buffalo Covenant Church’s Special Needs Ministry. Access desires to glorify God by making the gospel of Jesus accessible to individuals with disabilities and to support and equip families who make disciples of Jesus Christ. 

Access Sunday School

Sunday Mornings, 10:10-10:50 am // Room 108

Join us during 10:10 Express Sunday school as teens and adults with special needs learn about Jesus and experience rich relationship with one another. The first step in joining our Sunday School class is to fill out a REGISTRATION FORM. You can fill it out online, and then email to Tonya.

Access Connect

Sunday Mornings, 10:10-10:50 am // Youth Lounge

Parents and caregivers are invited to enjoy coffee and treats in the Youth Lounge on Sunday mornings during the 10:10 Sunday School hour. Our intention is to get to know you better and provide an environment of fellowship, sharing, and support.

Upcoming dates: September 25, October 30, November 20, December 11

Access Impact

Meets once a month // Saturday Nights, 6-8 pm

Impact is a Youth Group for teens and young adults with special needs. Join us once a month on Saturday nights from 6-8 pm. We play games, sing songs, learn about Jesus, and build friendships with one another. The first step in joining Impact is to fill out a REGISTRATION FORM. You can fill it out online and then email to Tonya at the address below.

This will help us get to know you a little before you come for the first time.

Summer Service Opportunity

Saturdays, 10-11:30 am // Steadfast Garden

Join us as we partner with the Steadfast Ministry here at BCC. This opportunity is for participants and their parent or guardian to serve together. There are jobs for everyone – planting, pulling weeds, harvesting, painting boxes that produce is delivered in, and writing cards of encouragement. Join us on September 24.

Mom’s Prayer Group

Wednesdays, 8:30-10 am // Ryan & Tonya Sands’ home

Mondays, 7-8:30 pm // Room 110

This prayer group will meet twice a month for encouragement Join other moms of children with special needs as we provide support, encouragement, and community. There are two opportunities to join: Wednesday mornings (first meeting is 9/14) or Monday evenings (first meeting is 9/12). Please email Tonya for the schedule and address.

Family Summer Camp

August 12-14, 2022 // Ironwood Springs Christian Ranch in Stewartville, MN

Join Access families for camp this summer – it’s a great opportunity to get away and enjoy activities at a ranch!

CLICK HERE for a brochure that gives more information on the camp and facilities. Or visit IRONWOODSPRINGS.COM.

If you would like to register, CLICK HERE.

Serving Opportunities

We want to celebrate the unique ways God has created and gifted each person through opportunities to be an active, ministering part of the body of Christ. Opportunities to serve include:


Join us either through greeting or ushering (handing out bulletins) in welcoming and creating a sense of belonging to everyone who comes to BCC, once a month for the 11am service. Contact Tonya Sands at tonya@buffalocov.org for more information.


Help lead worship for our Sunday morning worship services approximately every four-six weeks. Contact Annie Grafstrom at annie@buffalocov.org for more information.


Help at the BCC garden with growing and harvesting fresh produce for our community once or twice a month from spring to fall. Contact Jeremy Rice at jeremydavidrice@gmail.com for more information.

Contact Information

For more information or questions, contact Tonya Sands at tonya@buffalocov.org.

Buffalo Covenant Church
1601 Hwy 25 N, Buffalo, MN 55313