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Cross-Cultural Training for Working with Native Communities

  • Fredericksburg UMC 308 Hanover Street Fredericksburg, VA, 22401 United States (map)

The Highland Support Project (HSP) is providing a training for cross-cultural competency with Native American communities. Topics covered will include the context of ministry, best practices, cultural norms and values. 

The workshops are three hours, dynamic and participatory. Mission leaders, youth workers, volunteers or anyone interested in working with Native populations, register today for this amazing one-day Seminar presented by Rochelle J. Lacapa, MPH is the workshop presenter. Ms. Lacapa is a member of the White Mountain Apache Tribe and holds a degree in theology from Notre Dame and a Master of Public Health from Johns Hopkins. Ms. Lacapa was director of Johns Hopkins Center for American Indian Health on the White Mountain Apache reservation. She is currently the program manager for a Methodist-supported project through the Highland Support Project. 

March 17th, 6:00 p.m. – 9 p.m., Pace Campus Ministry Center. 700 W. Franklyn St., Richmond 

March 18th, 9:00 a.m.- 1:00 p.m., Fredericksburg UMC 308 Hanover St. Fredericksburg 

March 19th, 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m., Aldersgate UMC, 1301 Collingwood Rd. Alexandria ($10.00 lunch)

The event is free. Please register here or  at www.highlandsupportproject.org/nat. or contact ben@highlandpartners.org