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Engaging Others!
Intercultural Ministry Gathering

A day of shared wisdom, experience, and learning.
Friday  October  19, 2018, 9:30 am – 4:30 pm
(and optional evening supper and social)

IN PERSON: Toronto School of Theology Building
47 Queens Park Crescent East, Toronto

For those who can’t meet in person, join the telling of stories of intercultural ministry across Canada in a webinar/videoconference format.

Engaging Others! 2017

Engaging Others! 2016

2017 Montreal Célébrons nos diversités!

2017 May Manitoba






The Forum for Intercultural Leadership and Learning is providing a gathering space to support the network of people from local contexts who develop resources and facilitate conversations and workshops around intercultural ministry and ministry across difference.

This is an opportunity to gather to tell your stories of  intercultural ministry, support each other, and to develop resources for intercultural ministry in Canadian contexts. 

This event is for:
+ People interested (or already involved) in facilitating ministry, relationship, or conversation across difference, including cultural difference
+ Alumni of the Engage Difference! Deepening Understanding for Intercultural Ministry program
Participation will be by invitation by the Forum for Intercultural Leadership and Learning, our partner organizations, or by application.

Toronto February 2017

Vancouver Oct. 2017

Manitoba May 2016

Toronto June 2016





Event Schedule
Friday October 19, 2018
9:30    Opening worship and covenanting our time together

10:00  Open space resource sharing
11:00          Cross Canada Video Link-up (11:00-1:00)
   Sharing Our Stories of Intercultural Ministry
1:00    Creating and testing resources
4:00   Worship
4:30   Option Meal together and socializing

Participants are encouraged to also consider attending:

“Learning How to Animate Racial Justice Workshops”
Saturday October 20, 2018
See the separate event page for information and to register.


To Register or Apply for “Engaging Others!”
Register for in person or joining by video-conference

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You are responsible for arranging your transportation to the event. Grants may be available to subsidize travel.

This is a “commuter event”. Local participants will be encouraged to provide billets for out-of-town participants. Out-of-town participates may also arrange their own accommodation.

Recommended Accommodation:
– Billeting: Contact us to help coordinate
Victoria’s Mansion Guest House $90-$100/night single room. Contact directly to book (no special rate)
Holiday Inn Downtown Centre special rate per room (up to 4 people). Contact us for instructions for special rate,

Costs are subsidized by the Forum for Intercultural Leadership and Learning and  our partners.
In Person: There is a registration fee of $50 (includes snacks, meals, and program costs). Bursaries and subsidies available for travel.
Via Videoconference: There is a registration fee of $20 (for program costs)

Saskatoon Jan. 2016

Manitoba May 2015

Toronto Feb 2016

Toronto Feb 2014





Program Purposes:
+ Increase capacity throughout Canada and Canadian denominations to facilitate conversation on ministry across difference
+ Increase confidence and build skill sets
+ Develop resources for intercultural ministry formed and shaped by Canadian contexts
+ Provide training developed from within (and responsive to) Canadian contexts
+ Provide local facilitators of Engage Difference! Deepening Understanding for Intercultural Ministry programs
+Increase ability to identify opportunities and step into facilitating spaces where conversations around ministry across difference might happen in local contexts

Questions? Please contact Forum for Intercultural Leadership and Learning

Winnipeg June 2014

Toronto June 2013

Facilitators Training Sept 2012