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Engage Difference! Deepening Understanding for Intercultural Ministry

Célébrons nos diversités! Une meilleure compréhension du ministère interculturel
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A 5 day interactive and engaging program with practical ideas for implementation in your own context. DUIM is for ministry leaders and community members nurturing cultural relevance, understanding, and awareness in their communities. Learn more

D’une durée de cinq jours, cet évenement interactif et stimulant vous offre des idées pratiques à intégrer dans votre environnement respectif. Le programme s’adresse aux leaders ministériels et aux membres des communautés qui misent sur la pertinence culturelle, la compréhension et la sensibilisation au sein de leurs communautés. Pour en savoir plus

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. Learn more

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. Learn more.

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Program Dates Fees
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ENGAGE DIFFERENCE! Deepening Understanding for Intercultural Ministry (DUIM)

CÉLÉBRONS NOS DIVERSITÉS! Une Meilleure Compréhension Du Ministère Interculturel (MCMI)

Participants are strongly encouraged to carefully read the full DUIM program description before registering.
Il est fortement recommandé aux participants et aux participantes de lire attentivement la description du programme avant de s’inscrire.
   
2019 Engage Difference! Célébrons nos diversités! Montreal
(Villa St. Martin,Pierrefonds, QC )
Register Registration not yet open
Contact us to express interest (we will contact you when registration is open)
Dates: TBC, 2019
Registration deadline TBA
Cost TBA
(includes accommodation and meals)
Discount price for non-residential.
Additional accommodation $70/night plus meals
2019 Engage Difference! Manitoba
(Sandy Saulteaux Spiritual Centre, Beausejour, Manitoba)
This is a residential program
Register Registration open soon
Contact us to express interest (we will contact you when registration is open)
May 27-31, 2019
Registration deadline April 29, 2019
Cost: TBA
(includes accommodation & meals)
$100 deposit to confirm registration
Additional accommodation $TBA/night and meals
2019 Engage Difference! Toronto
(Toronto School of Theology)
This is a non-residential program
Option to register for academic credit

Register Registration open soon
Contact us to express interest (we will contact you when registration is open)
June 24-28, 2019
Registration deadline May 21, 2018
Cost TBA
includes meals
non- residential program
(recommended accommodation will be provided for out of town participants)
$100 deposit to confirm registration
 We are looking for other locations in Canada to host the Engage Difference! DUIM program. Contact us!
 
Registrations from outside Canada: The Engage Difference! DUIM program is designed for persons in ministry in or from Canada. Due to a large number of spam registrations from overseas, unless an arrangement has been made through one of our partner organizations, we will not respond to a registration from outside Canada. We are not able to provide documents for immigration or visa purposes.

EVENTS, WORKSHOPS, and WEBINARS

Learning How to Animate Racial Justice Workshops
Register Registration closed. Watch for future offerings of this program.
Saturday, October 20, 2018,
9 am – 5:30 pm

Registration deadline Oct 4
$125 / $95 per team member if multiple participants from an organization, congregations, etc.
$75 for students or low income)
Engaging Others!

Information & Register Registration closed. Watch for future offerings of this program
Friday, October 19, 2018
9:30 am – 4:30 pm 

(Optional evening supper and social)
Registration deadline Oct 4
$50 for in person participation/ $20 for videoconference participation

RE-ENTRY PROGRAM FOR RETURNING OVERSEAS PERSONNEL

Re-entry Conference
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Contact us to express interest (we will contact you when registration is open)
2018
Dates TBA. Offered at the request of denominations.
$570 (includes accommodation and meals)

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

Winter 2018 Seminar
Location: TBA
Register Registration not yet open
Contact us to express interest (we will contact you when registration is open)
Dates TBA
Registration deadline TBA
$520 (includes accommodation and meals)
Fall 2018 Seminar
Location: TBA
Register Registration not yet open
Contact us to express interest (we will contact you when registration is open)
Dates TBA
Registration Deadline TBA
$520 (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  single accommodation. When double accommodations are available and requested by participants, there may be a discount.
  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 prior to the program.  
  6. Cancellation policy: The deposit is non-refundable after the registration deadline. The balance of program fees are refundable except for fixed costs that are not refunded by an outside agency (such as an accommodation or meal provider ).
  7. All programs have a maximum enrolment based on ‘first come first serve’. 

Notes:

  1. Tous les prix sont en dollars canadiens et comprennent les l’inscription, l’hébergement (sauf indications contraires) et les repas pour une seule personne.
  2. Les prix sont établis en fonction d’une occupation simple. Il est possible d’obtenir un rabais pour une occupation double lorsque le participant ou la participants en fait la demande. Toutefois, ce service est offert en fonction de la disponibilité des chambres en occupation double.
  3. Le transport pour se rendre à l’endroit de l’événement (et pour en revenir) est aux frais des participants et des participantes ou des organismes de parrainage.
  4. Dans le cas d’un nombre insuffisant d’inscriptions à un programme, il se peut que celui-ci soit annulé. Tout programme ayant obtenu un nombre insuffisant d’inscriptions peut cependant être offert moyennant un supplément de 20 % (pourvu que ce soit en accord avec les organismes de parrainage, les participants at les participantes).
  5. Un dépôt est exigé pour l’inscription à tous les programmes. Ce dépôt n’est pas remboursable après la date limite des inscriptions. Tout solde débiteur doit être réglé avant la tenue de l’événement.
  6. Politique d’annulation : Le dépôt n’est pas remboursable après la date limite des inscriptions. Les frais d’inscription au programme sont remboursables à l’exception des frais fixes qui ne sont pas remboursés par les organismes à l’étranger (comme les frais d’hébergement et des repas).
  7. En raison du nombre limité des places dans chaque programme, l’inscription est faite sur la base du premier arrivé premier servi.