Cultural competency seminar is Oct. 4-5

September 05, 2013

Cultural Competency: A Leadership Skill will be held Oct. 4-5 at Newman United Methodist Church, 5700 Oran Ave. in Alexandria. Sponsored by the Louisiana Conference Commission on Religion and Race and by the General Commission on Religion and Race, the event is for clergy and laity who have served, are currently serving in, or are interested in serving in “cross racial/cross cultural” appointments. “Best practices and current resources" will be provided for clergy and laity in those congregations for effectiveness in ministry, networking and supportive collaboration.

Rev. Dr. Grace Cajiuat, a GCORR training and development specialist, will serve as facilitator for the seminar. Grace is a native of the Philippines and has served as Coordinator of Multicultural Ministries in the Wisconsin Conference. CEU's (.4) are approved by the Board of Ordained Ministry for this event. Find out more.