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Meet our Multicultural Congregations Ministries Strategic Readiness Team (SRT)

The Multicultural Congregations Strategic Readiness Team, led by facilitator Rev. Junior Sorzano, meets annually to pray, plan and strategize for Multicultural Congregations in the USA/Canada.  The team is comprised of pastors of Multicultural Congregations that have been approved by their District Superintendent and the Multicultural Ministries Director. Click here to contact the team facilitator.

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Multicultural Congregations Facilitator

 

 

Mission & Strategic Plan of Action

Multicultural Congregations Ministries exists to:

  • Support districts, pastors, local churches, and leaders in the task of making Christlike disciples among Multicultural Congregations groups in the U.S. and Canada.
  • Encourage the development of strategy, initiative, and resources to reach the USA/Canada mission field through the visionary leadership of a Multicultural Congregations Mission Facilitator.
  • Facilitate the creation of resources for pastors, local congregations, and for ministerial preparation for those with a multicultural congregation

Here’s our strategic plan of action:

  • Compile a resource book for multicultural congregation.
  • Develop module material in Cross Cultural Training
  • Develop Lay Training material in Cross Cultural ministry
  • By 2020 Establish 100 New multi-ethnic congregations by identifying and targeting specific areas where the church of the Nazarene needs a presence

 

 MULTICULTURAL CONGREGATIONS MINISTRIES 2009—2019

Samoan Map

167 Congregations

16,695 Total Members 

11,693 Average Worship Attendance

Click here for more statistics from cultural group reports.

 

 

Resources

Communicating Well in the Multicultural Congregation - Dr. Bill Selvidge

The Multi-Congregational in the USA/Canada - Rev. Junior Sorzano

Does the Bible Say Anything About RACE Besides Get Along? - Rev. Joseph Knight

A Multicultural Celebration - Rev. Junior Sorzano

Thinking Through the Multicultural Church

Multicultural Ministries - USA/Canada Region's 5 Strategic Priorities

Community Mosaics: Competencies for Multicultural Ministry by Susan B. Carole