October 30, 2014
DALLAS — The Mexican American and Hispanic-Latino/a Church Ministries Program at Perkins School of Theology, Southern Methodist University invites applicants for its inaugural Cultural Sensitivity and Hispanic Ministry Training cohort. Applicants should be leaders with a desire to understand cultural differences and build bridges across ethnic groups. Successful candidates will receive an honorarium of up to $1,000, along with CEU credit and a certificate of completion from Perkins School of Theology.
The new training program, which comes as MAP at Perkins celebrates its 40th anniversary, is made possible by a recent $70,000 grant from The United Methodist Church’s General Commission on Religion and Race (GCORR) Action Fund (CAF). According to a GCORR Announcement, the $70,000 CAF grant to Perkins was part of more than one $1.2 million awarded for “bold, innovative initiatives across local churches, annual conferences, jurisdictions, seminaries, and central conferences that will increase intercultural competency or vital conversations about race, cultural diversity, and systemic equity leading to action.”
Read the complete official press release on our Perkins School of Theology homepage.