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Engagement #7

We give care to minister appropriately to those from different cultures


The Church's ministry seeks to... promote an understanding of and respect for people who are different from the young people—different cultures, different languages, different faiths, different ages—and develop the attitudes and skills for overcoming racial and ethnic prejudices as individuals and members of society. (Renewing the Vision)


Effective and comprehensive pastoral ministry with young people calls for care to be given to minister to those from different ethnic or language groups appropriately while avoiding a “one size fits all” approach or “Parallel Church” configuration.

Suggested Implementation

Methods for Evaluation

Within the same calendar year as you attempt to address this concern, delegate individuals, both young and old, to ask: