Programs

Canadian Churches Forum Programs

Register for individual programs below

“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 ministry leaders and community members nurturing cultural relevance, understanding, and awareness in their communities. Learn more

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

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
(Queens House, Saskatoon, SK)
Register Registration open
January 16-20, 2017
Registration deadline December 19, 2016
Cost $1040
(includes accommodation and meals)
Discount price for non-residential $780
$100 deposit to confirm registration
Additional accommodation $65/night plus meals
   
Winter 2017 DUIM Toronto
(Scarboro Missions, Toronto, ON)
Register Registration open
February 6-10, 2017
Registration deadline January 9, 2017
Cost: (includes meals)
$875 (Non-residential rate)
$1075 (residential rate)
$100 deposit to confirm registration
Additional accommodation $50/night plus meals
Spring 2017 DUIM Manitoba
(Sandy-Saulteaux Centre, Beausejour, Manitoba)
Register Registration open
May 8-12, 2017
Registration deadline April 10

Cost $975
(includes accommodation and meals)
Fees subsidized by
St. Johns College, University of Manitoba
($100 deposit to confirm registration)
Additional accommodation $60/night plus meals
   
Fall 2017 DUIM Montreal
bilingual French/English program
(Villa St Martin, Montreal, QC)
Register Registration not yet open
Dates September 25-29, 2017 Registration Deadline August 28, 2017
 Cost TBA
($100 deposit to confirm registration)
     
2017 DUIM Peterborough ON
(small urban & rural urban intercultural ministry)
Register Registration not yet open
Dates 2017 TBA
Registration Deadline TBA
 Cost TBA
($100 deposit to confirm registration)
     
Fall 2016 DUIM Vancouver
(Richmond, BC)
Register
Registration not yet open
Dates Fall 2017 TBA
Registration Deadline TBA
Cost TBA
(Non-residential program)
$100 deposit to confirm registration
Suggested local accommodation list will be provided for out of town participants.
Engaging Others
Intercultural Ministry Facilitator Training
(Sandy Saulteax Spiritual Centre, Beausejour, MB)
Information & Registration
Dates Nov 28 – Dec 1, 2016
Participation by invitation or application.
Funding by application or invitation.
 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
Register
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 2017. Please register for Re-entry conference.

DISCERNMENT FOR OVERSEAS MISSION

Mission Discernment Event
Register
2017 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
$510 (includes accommodation and meals)
Fall 2017 Seminar
TBA
Register
Dates TBA
Registration Deadline TBA
$510 (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’.