Cultural Intelligence Learning Event with David Livermore November 18th 7-9 pm Freeway Coffeehouse–333 King St. East, Hamilton On the evening of November 18th from 7-9pm TrueCity is hosting a seminar on Cultural Intelligence (CQ) which will feature David Livermore. David is an excellent presenter who has researched and presented CQ around the world. He […]
IAFR is a great resource for getting up to date information on global refugee realities. You can subscribe to receive their electronic news updates to stay informed and know how to pray for people being uprooted around the world. Go to their website www.iafr.org for more info and to subscribe.
15. Sightseeing Trips to Local Tourist Attractions:Many newcomers do not have access to a vehicle and have not had the opportunity to see the more beautiful spots in our area. Trips to places like Niagara Falls are great. Hikes in local conservation areas are also very enjoyable for people eager to get out of the […]
8. Furniture/Clothing/Food Distribution: This has taken different formats such as- a) gathering donations of good quality clothing and household items and inviting people to a one time event where everything is set up (in the church basement or gym etc) and people are free to choose whatever they need. b) churches gather clothing and household […]
Need some ideas on how your church might consider getting involved with refugees? Want to know what is already happening so you can identify the gaps? Here are some of the ways Hamilton churches are involved with refugees and new immigrants in our city. Perhaps these ideas will be a stimulus for your congregation. 1. […]
These recommendations come out of the research findings of the 2008 TrueCity Refugee Welcome Project involving 4 Hamilton churches who have been actively interacting with newcomers to Canada. 1. Focus on building mutual relationships and shared activities recognize that friendship is the goal incorporating opportunities to socialize and relate together as friends is essential to […]