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“Engage Difference! Deepening Understanding for Intercultural Ministry”Conversation

A 5 day interactive and engaging program with practical ideas for implementation in your own context. DUIM is for Christian ministry leaders nurturing cultural relevance, understanding, and awareness in their communities.

Learning for International Faith Engagement (L.I.F.E.)Sojourning logo

For individuals contemplating international and local immersion, study, or work trip leadership, those who already have groups preparing to go, and seasoned trip leaders.  They allow participants to reflect upon the practical and theological issues involved and to build their programs from beginning stages, to plan for all of the details of the actual mission exposure trip, and to focus on the essential aspects of post-trip.

Re-entry for Overseas Personnel October 2013 Reentry

The Re-Entry Program is designed to help those returning to Canada following international placements in their process of transition and re-integration. A gentle group process designed to utilize talents and personal experiences of participants along with presentations by staff and resource people.

For these and other program descriptions, please see the program brochure  Adobe PDF file icon

Program Registration

Program Dates Fees
See notes below

ENGAGE DIFFERENCE! DEEPENING UNDERSTANDING FOR INTERCULTURAL MINISTRY (DUIM)

Participants are strongly encouraged to carefully read the full DUIM program description before registering

Winter 2017 DUIM
(Saskatchewan)
Register Registration not yet open
Winter, 2017
Registration deadline TBA
Cost TBA
(includes accommodation and meals)
Discount price for non-residential $TBA
($100 deposit to confirm registration)
Additional accommodation $65/night plus meals
   
Spring 2016 DUIM
(Sandy-Saulteaux Centre, Beausejour, Manitoba)
Register 
May 9-13, 2016
Registration deadline April 11, 2016
Deadline extended to April 17

Cost $950
(includes accommodation and meals)
($100 deposit to confirm registration)
Additional accommodation $60/night plus meals
   
Summer 2016 DUIM
(Toronto School of Theology, Toronto, ON)
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June 6-10, 2016
Registration Deadline May 8, 2016

Cost $700
(Non-residential program) 
($100 deposit to confirm registration)
Suggested local accommodation list will be provided for out of town participants.
     
Fall 2016 DUIM
(Richmond, BC)
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Dates October 17-21, 2016
Registration Deadline September 19, 2016
Cost $895
(Non-residential program) 
($100 deposit to confirm registration)
Suggested local accommodation list will be provided for out of town participants.
     
2017 DUIM Quebec
Register Registration not yet open
Dates 2017 TBA
Registration Deadline TBA
 Cost TBA
($100 deposit to confirm registration)
     
 We are looking for other locations in Canada to host the DUIM program. Contact us!  

RE-ENTRY PROGRAM FOR RETURNING OVERSEAS PERSONNEL

Re-entry Conference
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2016 (Toronto)
Dates TBA. Offered at the request of denominations.
$860 (includes accommodation and meals)
Theological Students Debriefing Not offered as a separate program in 2016. Please register for Re-entry conference.

DISCERNMENT FOR OVERSEAS MISSION

Mission Discernment Event
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2016 Dates TBA
(Registration by invitation)
Registration deadline TBA
$490

(L.I.F.E.) LEARNING FOR INTERNATIONAL FAITH ENGAGEMENT SEMINARS
(formerly “Mission Trip Leaders’ Seminars”):

Winter 2017 Seminar
Location TBA
Register
Dates TBA
Registration deadline TBA
$500 (includes accommodation and meals)
Fall 2016 Seminar
TBA
Register
Dates TBA
Registration Deadline TBA
$490 (includes accommodation and meals)

Notes:

  1. All prices are quoted in Canadian dollars and include tuition, accommodation (unless otherwise noted) and meals per person.
  2. Prices are based on double accommodation. When single accommodations are available and requested by a participant, there may be an additional charge.
  3. Travel to and from the program venue is the responsibility of the participant or the sponsoring agency.
  4. Programs may be cancelled if a minimum number of applications are not received. Under-subscribed programs may be held with a 20% surcharge (in consultation with paying agencies or participants).
  5. A deposit is required for all programs. This deposit is non-refundable after the registration deadline. Balance of fees are due one week prior to the program.  
  6. Cancelation policy: The deposit is non-refundable after the registration deadline. The balance of program fees are refundable except for fixed costs (such as accommodation or meals ) that are not refunded by an outside agency.
  7. All programs have a maximum enrolment based on ‘first come first serve’.