First, get the support of the pastor. Next, learn Sign Language. Then, publicize the ministry. Also, start a Deaf Bible class, which is the most important part of the deaf ministry. Read How to Build a Good Deaf Ministry for more information. SWM assists churches of like faith in starting deaf ministries. Pastors can contact SWM for a meeting. Laymen can call, email, or write for advice. See contact page above.