Crossing Cultures Together
Crossing Cultures Together explores the rich ethnic and racial diversity of the church and is a collaboration between Knox College, its Centre for Asian-Canadian Theology and Ministry, and Justice Ministries (Life and Mission Agency) of The Presbyterian Church in Canada.
Crossing Cultures Together Archives
Crossing Cultures Together X – Journeying Together Toward Transformation
Following the themes of journey and transformation, three speakers offered reflections on the Gospel of John, chapter 4, Jesus and the Woman of Samaria:
- Dr. Andrew Sung Park Professor of Theology, United Theological Seminary
- Ms. Lori Ransom Senior Church Liaison, Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada
- The Rev. Canon Dr. Isaac Kawuki-Mukasa Global Relations Officer for Africa, Anglican Church of Canada
Crossing Cultures Together IX – Minds Matter: New Canadians, Emotional Wellness, and the Role of the Church
KEYNOTE: Understanding Mental Health and Adjustment Experiences of Immigrant Newcomers Over 1.2 million Toronto residents were born outside of Canada. Immigration is a life-changing event that can have a profound impact on a person’s physical, emotional, and mental wellbeing. Inhis presentation Dr. Ben Kuo will discuss what psychologists have learned about the mental health challenges new Canadians face and how church members can support newcomers in their congregations.
Crossing Cultures Together VIII – Opening our Doors and Our Minds: Understanding the Experience of New Immigrants and Responding in Faith
KEYNOTE: Understanding New Canadians in Canada
with Dr. Samuel Noh.