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Silent Word Ministries

Home Office - Trenton, Georgia


Silent Word Online Store

Over 400 Items Available!


Deaf Israel Tour - Dates To Be Announced

10 Days "Mission Trip" - ASL Interpreters - Bible Study - History

Special Memorial Package

SWM “Free” Gift to You
Special Tribute to Ronnie Rice

A collection of his sermons, stories, writings, and ministry. SWM makes this package available without cost to you.

Also Included: Ronnie Rice Tracts, QR Card Tracts, and other helpful “free” literature.
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How It All

The Story of Silent Word Ministries

Who are
Deaf People?

Deaf people are a very misunderstood people group. What makes their culture different and even unique? Learn a Christian ministry perspective as described by Jon Barr (Silent Word Ministries).

Deaf Timelines – History & Heritage

1000 BC – Hebrew law provided that the Deaf have limited rights to property and marriage. These laws protected deaf people from being cursed by others but prevent the deaf from participating fully in rituals of the Temple....Read More

Sign the Bible

Learn what the Bible says, verse by verse, chapter by chapter, and book by book. This is not a Bible translation, but trusted Bible teaching in American Sign Language. All videos are signed, many are also voiced.

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The Silent Word Ministries Online Store is your ultimate resource for Deaf Ministry Materials. Hundreds of items are available to purchase – sign language books, preaching DVDs in American Sign Language, Bible study materials, leadership manuals, gifts for Deaf ministries, and much more!

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Upcoming Events

Join Us At These Special Events!

Fantastic Saturdays

Unique, area-wide events with preaching, teaching, and fun activities for Deaf & Hearing People.

ASL Institute/Deaf Bible Conference

A three-day event with workshops for interpreters and Bible teaching for Deaf people. Register now!

Israel Tour

See and experience Israel where the Bible comes to life!

Other Events

Short-term Mission Trips - Community Sign Language Class - More!

A Christian, Bi-monthly Newspaper

Join over 11,000 Deaf and hearing people worldwide who read “The Silent Word.”
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Get Involved

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Mission Board

Has God called you to reach the Deaf world? SWM is looking for people to help tell Deaf people "More About Jesus."

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Silent Word Newspaper Volunteers


Come volunteer at the Home Office!
From short projects to longer internships, opportunities abound.

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Please consider helping Silent Word Ministries to "go into all the world" to reach Deaf people with the Gospel!

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