The Intercultural Ministry Network of Chinook Winds and Northern Spirit Regions and the Edmonton Area Intercultural Ministry Working Group present:
Intercultural Continuing Education and Learning Day Event
October 16 – 18, 2019
Korean Minister’s/Lay Leaders Gathering 2019
October 18-19, 2019
Presenters (see biographies below):
Rev. Dr. Eric H.F. Law
Rev. Dr. Andrew Sung Park
This education event will be held at the Providence Renewal Centre, Edmonton, Alberta.
Following the success of last two Education and Learning Day events – “An Awkward Conversation in the Church” (2017) and “The Church’s Struggle to see Jesus from Intercultural Eyes” (2018), we, the Intercultural Ministry Network (Northern Spirit & Chinook Winds Regions) along with Edmonton area Intercultural Ministry Working Group, are pleased to welcome you to this year’s Continuing Education/Learning Day event on October 17-18, to further this awkward but necessary conversation to understand better and respond effectively to the issues that our church and society is facing.
The Formal Opening of the event will take place on Wednesday, October 16,
The Intercultural Education Event will take place at Providence Renewal Centre in Edmonton on October Thursday, October 17 til Friday, October 18 Noon.
On Thursday, October 17,
– 104 Ave. NW, Edmonton, AB. T6A 0X9. We encourage those who can, to bring an ethnic dish to share at the supper.
Following the Intercultural Education Event, there is a gathering of Korean Ministers and Lay Leaders. (Friday, October 18, 2019 – 2.00 PM to Saturday, October 19, 2019 – Noon). It will be led by Rev.
The Korean Ministers and Lay Leaders’ Gathering is designed primarily for the four Korean United Churches in Western Canada to support lay education. However, others are also welcome.
It will be held at Korean United Church, 9624 – 74 Ave. NW, Edmonton, AB. T6E 1E6. There is no registration fee for this event. Food will be provided. Those who wish to attend the Intercultural Education Event and then continue to attend the Korean gathering are requested to please email Rev. Jun-Hyok Chon or phone (780) 465-9202.
The Main Speakers for the Intercultural Education event are:
Rev. Dr Andrew Sung Park and Rev. Dr Eric H. F. Law.
Andrew Sung Park is Professor of Theology and Ethics at United Theological Seminary in Dayton, OH. He had served churches in Colorado Springs, Colorado, in Beloit, Kansas, and in San Francisco, California and then taught at Claremont School of Theology. He is an ordained elder in the United Methodist Church.
Sung Park serves as a chaplain in the Dayton Rehab Hospital and Woodhaven Drug-Addiction Treatment Center. Andrew’s research interests are church transformation, holistic healing, spirituality and liberation, Christian mysticism, Christology, global wholeness, theology and sciences, inter-religious dialogue, multi-culturalism, and ethnic-racial relations. His publications
Kaleidoscope Institute in Los Angeles, California. The Kaleidoscope Institute provides resources to equip church leaders in creating diverse and sustainable communities. Law has been a consultant and trainer for over 25 years working with the Roman Catholic, Episcopal, United Methodist, Presbyterian, American Baptist, United Church of Christ and Lutheran Churches in the United States, Canada, Asia, Australia and Europe. He is the author of over 10 books including Finding Intimacy in a World of Fear, Holy Currencies, Drawing on Holy Currencies, The Wolf Shall Dwell with the Lamb (also available in Spanish), and Inclusion: Making Room for Grace. Law is an Episcopal priest, a composer of church music, a photographer and a playwright. He writes a weekly blog called The Sustainist: Spirituality for Sustainable Communities in a Networked World: http://ehflaw.typepad.com/blog/