Member care is the ongoing investment of resources for the nurture and development of misssion/aid personnel. It focuses on every person who is involved in mission/aid, including children and home office staff. Member care reflects our practical commitment to love truth and peace, and to really love one another.
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ReBOOT: ReVIEW, ReFRESH, ReNEW- July 21-26, 2013 - Emmanuel College, Kitchener, ON Canada
ReBOOT: vb [riːˈbuːt] to restart (a computer) by loading the operating system; boot again.
As a Missionary Kid (MK), your life has been full of incredible opportunities, cross-cultural experiences and multiple transitions. Perhaps one of the biggest transitions you’ll face is coming back to Canada to study in University or start working. We’d like to invite you to join us at ReBoot, a re-entry retreat sponsored by the Canadian MK Network, designed to help MKs make a smoother transition to life in North America.
At ReBOOT, you’ll find a safe place to share what’s on your heart, build relationships with other Canadian MKs, discuss common challenges, and be equipped to thrive in your transition. We’ll take time to help you and celebrate your past experiences as an MK, through worship, fun activities, and meaningful interaction, and empower you to and transition to Canadian life and culture with understanding and confidence.
Some of the topics we’ll discuss are:
• The MK Identity Puzzle
• Developing Healthy Relationships
• Canada 101
• Expanding Your Faith on Campus
• Safety and Security
ReBOOT is open to MKs who have completed their high school education overseas and are transitioning to life in Canada.
The cost for is $475 CAD, which covers room, board, activities and materials. There is a non-refundable registration fee of $100 that must be paid when registering. The remaining balance of $375 is due by June 15, 2013. Participants are responsible for their own travel expenses to and from ReBoot.
To register for ReBOOT, please click on the following link: www.canadianmk.net/ReBootRegistration This will direct you to our registration page where you will need to provide your email address and a password to process your application.
Space is limited to 30 participants, so register now!
Transportation & Schedule
The nearest airport is the Region of Waterloo International Airport. If it is significantly cheaper to fly into Toronto Pearson International Airport (1 hour+ away), we will arrange shuttle service at set times to and from the airport for an extra fee.
ReBOOT will begin at 4:00 pm on Sunday, July 21st and ends at 3:00 pm on Friday, July 26th. Please take travel time to/from the airport into consideration when making your travel plans.
If you have any questions or need any more information, please feel free to contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org