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Member Care
Calendar of Events

(Debriefing, retreats, training, workshops, conferences)
Inclusion in this list doesn't imply endorsement. This information is presented for your use.

 

2017

APRIL

MK Caregivers Summit (April 9-12)  Kansas City, MO 

“Millennial and Emerging Generations MKs - Engaging Today’s Culture, Values and Communication Styles.” 

https://barnabasinternational.regfox.com/mk-caregivers-summit

 

Supper, Songs & Stories (April 21) Northview Community church, Abbotsford. 

A praise event recognizing God’s work among us!

 

Bridging the Gaps (Stronger Together training series)  - Caring for Cross Cultural Workers (April 22) Vancouver 

A continuation of our January conference: “No Lone Rangers: A Collaborative Approach to Missionary Care.

 


MAY

Third Culture Care Centre - 3rd Symposium (May 26-27) Manitoba 

Missionary and MK Debriefing & Resourcing

 


JUNE

 

Wilderness Reboot (June 12-18) Blue Bronna Wilderness, AB 

“Mk's seeking a deep encounter with God amidst the beauty of the Canadian back country wilderness.” A retreat for MK's aged 21-35 looking to be challenged, deepen their relationship with God and seek His direction. 

http://canadianmk.net/ReBoot

 


JULY

 

Classic ReBoot ON - (July 22-29) Kitchener, Ontario.

Our 5th year of providing Transition retreats for MKs ages 17-20 (slightly younger and older siblings welcome) 

http://canadianmk.net/ReBoot

 

Re-View Retreat (July 23-28) Ontario 

A Debrief and Re-Entry retreat for missionaries in transition. Children 15 years of age and under welcome. 

http://www.missionprep.ca/register/

 


AUGUST

 

Classic ReBoot AB (Aug. 5-12) Calgary, Alberta. 

Our 5th year of providing Transition retreats for MKs ages 17-20 (slightly younger and older siblings welcome) 

http://canadianmk.net/ReBoot

 


OCTOBER

 

Pastor to Missionaries (PTM) Conference, Barnabas International. (Oct. 3-6) 

Hosted at the Ridgecrest Conference Centre, Asheville, NC. 

http://www.barnabas.org/member-care/events/ptm

 

The Emmaus Journey Retreat (Oct. 24-27) Calgary 

A Debrief and Re-Entry retreat for missionaries in transition.

http://www.beracah.ca/the-emmaus-journey/

 

People, Mental Health and Trauma Training (Oct. 30-Nov.3) Vancouver. 

A 5-day training on how to effectively care for those having experienced trauma. For those caring for refugees, immigrants and missionary families. Emphasis on mental health and the principles of caring for those with emotional mental health needs. 

 


NOVEMBER

 

People, Mental Health and Trauma Training (Nov.6-10) Ontario.

A 5-day training on how to effectively care for those having experienced trauma. For those caring for refugees, immigrants and missionary families. Emphasis on mental health and the principles of caring for those with emotional mental health needs. 

 


DECEMBER

 

Re-View Retreat (Dec. 3-8) 

A Debrief and Re-Entry retreat for missionaries in transition. Children 15 years of age and under welcome. 

http://www.missionprep.ca/register/

 


Retreat centres with programs running throughout the year:

 

Kerith Retreats (MB & AB)

Retreats for missionary singles & couples (no children) 

http://www.kerithretreats.ca/

 

OASIS (Abbotsford, Bc)

Retreats, preventative health checks, individual counseling one on one retreats (no children).

http://oasisretreatscanada.com/

 

Liebenzell 

Retreat centre for missionaries, pastors, organizations. 

www.liebenzell.ca

 

Faith Mission (Campbellville, ON) 

http://faithmissioncanada.org/

 

Fairhaven Ministries Canada (Vernon, B.C.) 

http://www.fairhavencanada.com/

 

Selah Retreat Bed & Breakfast  (Sorrento, BC)

Run by Rick & Adelia Bergen. 

http://www.selahretreatbb.com/

 


Global/Regional activities and resources

 

Global Member Care Network has a very active Facebook page with requests from people asking for help and resources.

GMCN Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/groups/globalmembercare

 

ASIA:

The Well International, Chiang Mai, Thailand: http://www.thewellintl.org/events/ Weekend retreats, Debriefing retreats, training, families.

 

EUROPE:

OSCAR: UK information service for World Mission.

Member care resources and missionary support in the UK and Globally http://www.oscar.org.uk/newsevents/events.htm

 

Global Connections: Global Connections is a growing, vibrant network of UK agencies, churches, colleges and support services linked together for resources, learning and representation. http://www.globalconnections.org.uk/events/all

 

AFRICA:

Interhealth Training Program: UK and Africa.

Dates: February through May 2016.

Training Courses on such issues as; (just to name a few). Kidnap avoidance/hostage survival.

Common Travel Health Risks Basic Trauma First Aid

Stress and Personal Resilience for Missionaries Information:

www.interhealthworldwide.org/home/trainingevents/training-africa@interhealthworldwide.org

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