Missions - Adult Training
Perspectives on the World Christian Movement is a course that will help you discover what God is doing around the world and help you understand your part of His great plan. Perspectives is offered year-round at various locations across Canada. Check out their website to find out more about the program and where it is being held in your area.
Missions - TENTmaking
CTN Tentmaking FAQ's Booklet
Here is a booklet that you can download in pdf format that will help answer many of your questions about "tentmaking" around the world. (Download and read.)
Are you equipped for TENTmaking in your business overseas? Do you want to learn more about Business As Mission? Global Opportunities has seminars, books, and information that can help you to identify ministry opportunites through your world-wide business. Check them out!
Missions - Kids
CMA Children's Ministry Resources
This CMA US website provides a listing of valuable resources for teaching missions to children (Alliance and Non-Alliance Resources).
Here you will find:
1. A list of Kids Missions Curriculum along with websites for easy access to the material.
2. Missions Activity Books, listing the author, the name of the book and its publisher.
3. International Kids Books that will help children understand what it is like, living in a different country and culture.
4. Resource/Supply Companies Catalogs showing websites where you can order Kids Mission Material.
We are greatful to Carol Laut and the CMA organization for creation of this list.
Missions - Training
Caleb Resources has a large selection of missions training material for churches, bible stutdy groups and families. There are fun books to read as a family, so you can learn about different people groups. There are bible study lessons for your small group and missions lessons for every secment of the church family.
CrossTraining Global is an eight month Missionary apprenticeship program. Participants receive training and practical experience in an urban setting in either Calgary or Toronto. Then they are sent overseas to participate in an exciting cross-cultural ministry. Find further information on their website.
Missions Fests in Canada
Jesus To The Nations (Halifax)
You will want to attend the 2009 Jesus to the Nations Missions Conference in Halifax! If you live in Atlantic Canada, you won't want to miss these exciting days. Enjoy a time of Worship and Praise all three days and be inspired by two great speakers: Dr. Joseph D'souza, International President of the Dalit Freedom Network and President of the All India Christian Council, and Ron Pearce, Executive Director of Empower Ministries. Visit mission displays, attend special seminars and enjoy a special concert Saturday evening. Mark the dates on your calendar now and plan to attend!
The event occured: March 27 - March 29, 2009
Mission Fest Alberta (Edmonton)
This year, Missions Fest Alberta is celebrating their 15th year of ministry by putting together an outstanding program! There will be seminars on Friday for Church Leaders, Life Achievers and Women. On Saturday, for those of you who are in business, you will want to attend the Business Track - Marketplace Connection. There will be special programs for children, youth and young adults as well as over 170 missions' booths to visit. Special speakers this year will be Bruce Olson and Ken & Jerilyn Bayer. Mark your calendar now so you don't miss these great events!
The event occured: February 20 - February 22, 2009
Missionfest Manitoba (Winnipeg)
Do you live in Manitoba? Do you want to be up-to-date on what God is doing in missions? If your answer is Yes-Yes, then you will want to attend Missionfest Manitoba February 06 - 08, 2009 in Winnipeg! Special speakers this year will be Operation Mobilizations Georger Verwer, noted author Paul Borthwick, and columnist Lorna Dueck. There will be a special youth/young adult event Friday evening, with children's programs Friday and Saturday. Visit many of the mission agency displays. Then on Sunday at 3:00pm, you won't want to miss: "Let the Nations Celebrate". Mark your calendar now. See the website for further information.
The event occured: February 06 - February 08, 2009
There are three days you want to mark on your calendar: April 16 - April 18, 2009. This is when Missionfest Toronto will be underway at the International Centre in Toronto. Special speakers like James MacDonald, Mary Audrey Raycroft, Dr. Tony Campolo and many others will be challenging you to find your place in missions. There will be special missions seminars, a women's forum, and programs for the youth and young adults. There will be hundreds of mission displays where you can talk to missionaries about what is on your heart. Look at the website for further information. Don't forget...mark your calendar for those special days!
The event occurred: April 16 - April 18, 2009
Missions Fest Vancouver
Are you a BC Lower Mainlander who has an interest in missions? If so, you will want to attend Missions Fest Vancouver, coming up January 30 – February 1, 2009 at the Vancouver Convention & Exhibition Centre. Featured speakers will be pastor and author Mark Buchanan, author Tony Compolo, International President of the Dalit Freedom Network Joseph D’Souza, missionary Marie Ens, and youth speaker Mike Yankoski. There will be over 120 seminars to attend, special events for children and youth, and hundreds of mission agency booths to visit. Mark you calendar now and make plans to attend.
The event occurred: January 30 – February 1, 2009
Missions Globales (Montreal)
If you are from Quebec and missions is on your heart, you will want to attend Missions Globales 2008 being held this year at College Jean-de-Brebeuf. Over 75 mission agencies will be there to answer your questions. There will be bilingual events for children and youth, and special events for the whole family. Featured speakers will be pastor Wagdi Iskander, missionary Carla Pereau, and youth director Normand Charlebois. You will find all of the details on their website (click on Go There >>). Mark your calendar now for these dates.
The event occurred: November 7 - November 9, 2008
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