Ministry with the Poor Programs and Trainings

Exploration:     A vocational call to ministry with the poor; a ten-week internship in a variety of ministry settings exposing participants to CCDA types of ministry assessing them for potential work in this area.


Immersion:     A week-long training covering the eight principles of CCDA. Participants have the opportunity to be certified as CCDA practitioners.


Apprenticeship:     A year-long appointed mentoring program for those committed to three years of ministry under appointment in ministry with the poor.


Poverty Simulation:     A live-action simulation to role-play lives of low income families.


CCDA Intensive:     A 1-2 day event that focuses on particular aspects of Christian Community Development and is taught in a host ministry’s local context by CCDA practitioners.


CCDA National Conference:     An annual national four day gathering in different states. Each year workshops and speakers are provided to equip participants with tools that they can use to engage their communities

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