University Settlement

University Settlement University Settlement is a multi-service agency that was founded in 1910 and has the distinction of being the first community-based social service centre in the City of Toronto. University Settlement has three other locations in addition to its main site at 23 Grange Road. Employment and Training is located at Spadina and Bloor at 720 Spadina Avenue. The LINC site, which houses its own childminding centre, is across the street from the Art Gallery of Ontario on Dundas Street, one block north of Grange Road. Our newest office, in North York, is located at 4920 Yonge Street, just north of Sheppard Ave.

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Foundations in Missional Ministry & Church Leadership Diploma

At the Tyndale Intercultural Ministries (TIM) Centre — Description: Tyndale Intercultural Ministries (TIM) Centre’s Foundations in Missional Ministry & Church Leadership Diploma, was introduced in October 2010. One of the exciting developments in contemporary church planting in the Canadian context is the growth of immigrant churches in urban cities like Toronto. As God continues to bring Spirit-filled Christians from the non-western world to Canada, we can expect to see the exciting new church-planting models, which do not fit the typical Canadian paradigm. One of the challenges facing immigrant church leaders, is how to find training that is accessible, affordable, and recognized for credentialing leaders to serve in pastoral ministry within their church affiliation. The Foundations in Missional Ministry & Church Leadership will train immigrant church leaders to be certified by the denominations partnering with the TIM Centre. The Diaspora Leaders training has two distinct dimensions. First, there will be basic foundation courses related to Bible Interpretation, OT-NT Survey, Basic Bible Doctrines, and Introduction to Pastoral Ministry. Second, the missional courses will be part of the Forge –Toronto “ethos”. For more information on the ethos, see the core values tab. For more information on the courses, see the curriculum tab. Download the

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Intercultural Development Inventory

— Description: From the website: The Intercultural Development Inventory® (IDI®) is a statistically reliable, cross-culturally valid measure of intercultural competence adapted from the Developmental Model of Intercultural Sensitivity — Keywords: Cultural awareness, cultural sensitivity, cultural intelligence, development, intercultural training, cross-cultural, intercultural, Training, cultural competence, assessment — External Links: https://idiinventory.com

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Cultural intelligence: improving your CQ to engage our multicultural world

— Description: From Amazon.com Twenty-first-century society is diverse, and Christians must be able to understand other cultures and communicate effectively between and among them. Following up on the bestselling Hurt: Inside the World of Today’s Teenagers, this new addition to the Youth, Family, and Culture series explores the much-needed skill of Cultural Intelligence (CQ), the ability to work effectively across national, ethnic, and even organizational cultures. While rooted in sound, scholarly research, Cultural Intelligence is highly practical and accessible to general readers. It will benefit students as well as guide ministry leaders interested in increasing their cultural awareness and sensitivity. Packed with assessment tools, simulations, case studies, and exercises, Cultural Intelligence will help transform individuals and organizations into effective intercultural communicators of the gospel. — Keywords: Cultural awareness, cultural sensitivity, cultural intelligence, development, intercultural training, evangelism, cross-cultural, intercultural, Training, Christian Ministry, cultural competence — External Links:

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Intercultural Readiness Check

— Description: Assessment tool for intercultural competencies. https://www.ibinet.nl/irconline — Keywords: cultural awareness, cultural sensitivity, cultural intelligence, development, intercultural training, cross-cultural, intercultural, Training, cultural competence, assessment

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Important Issues For The Church In Canada To Become Missional

By Glenn Smith — Description: Glenn Smith of Christian Direction discusses the need to think contextually when conducting urban ministry in Canada. — Keywords: Church Planting, Christian Ministry, Missions, Training, missional, missiology, church development, development, education, worship, church, evangelism — Link to Article

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The Role of Churches in Immigrant Settlement and Integration

The Role of Churches in Immigrant Settlement and Integration is a national research project conducted across Canada by the Centre for Community Based Research (CCBR) in five cities (Toronto, Montreal, Vancouver, Moncton and Halifax) and funded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC).

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