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A Cohort to Help You Welcome All Cultures

A professional development program to help you learn the theological imperative for cross-cultural ministry, develop intercultural competence, and grow in effective leadership skills so you can train peers and others.

Have You Ever Struggled to

Minister Across Lines of Difference?

Is your church primarily made up of one ethnic group?

Are you burdened by an inability to minister cross-culturally?

Are you uncomfortable when speaking with others from different cultures?

Would you like to help others become effective cross-cultural ministers?

Are burdened by the racial and cultural divide in churches?

Has your church been unsuccessful at past attempts to minister cross-culturally?

Learn to Minister Effectively in Cross-Cultural Settings

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Articulate and Apply Theological Imperatives

Learn how to communicate and implement theological imperative for cross-cultural ministry and living in your ministry context.

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Demonstrate Intercultural Competence

Develop appropriate communication skills and behavior that will help you be effective in intercultural situations.

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Lead Confidently in Multicultural Settings

Lead sensitively, effectively, and professionally in diverse settings, regardless of age and lifestyle preferences.

What makes the ICCM Cohort Unique?

The Cohort Experience at The Institute for Cross Cultural Mission (ICCM) is a longitudinal, three-year, collaborative, professional development program that is learner-driven and community-based.

ICCM Cohort Core Elements

Trainees are expected to take an active role in their professional development and spiritual growth. Below you'll find some of the required elements.

Individualized Learner Plan

A personalized set of learning objectives and actions designed for and by each cohort member

Online Modules

Online content based on monthly themes with monthly sets of homework or collaborative tasks.

Practicum

Projects that trainee designs and engages with during the first half of the cohort experience.

Mentor Meetings

ICCM will assign trainees a mentor. Trainees may propose a mentor he/she knows for ICCM approval.

Face-to Face Trainings

Every 6 months the ICCM will host F2F training in Washington, DC.

Portfolio

The trainee presents an in-depth account of their learning and its application as well as an implementable plan for the future.

...and more.

Take the First Step Today

Join the ICCM Cohort

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FILL OUT AN APPLICATION

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SUBMIT A LETTER OF REFERENCE

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INTERVIEW WITH ICCM

FAQ

ICCM Cohort Experience Application Step 1

Would you like to apply to the ICCM Cohort? Fill out this first section to see if it is a good fit to move onto the full application.