Jaffray is about providing you with the opportunity to get involved in collaborative projects that provide creative solutions to many of the intercultural and multi-ethnic issues we face today. We do that by developing and managing a variety of projects that provide educational and intercultural solutions that aim to be sustainable and reproducible. Here are a few things that we’ve been up to.
The Ang International Education Exchange (angExchange) provides educational exchanges with qualifying academic institutions in the majority world.
tckConnect– supporting and networking Third Culture Kids
The Third Culture Kid Connect initiative provides support to TCKs and MKs in their transition to life in Canada.
worldView – Resources for Growing as a Global Christian
diasporaNet – Diaspora Research Network
The Diaspora Research Network (diasporaNet) explores the missiological issues associated with “people on the move” … the ever-growing global diaspora.
globaLearning – Jaffray Global Learning Consortium
Jaffray Global Learning Consortium is an online educational initiative that provides learning opportunities for the Canadian church.
keeperCare – Jaffray Vocational Resilience Network
The Vocational Resilience Network (keeperCare) brings people together around issues faced by international workers as they serve in an increasingly challenging world.
getReal – Institute for the Promotion and Proclamation of the Gospel
getReal focuses on concerns related to the promotion and proclamation of the gospel by examining the connection between holiness and mission.
The New Comer initiative provides a framework for training and support for both the new immigrant and the church seeking to become a more intentional welcoming community.
The mobile learning (mLearning) platform seeks to use media-based theological training resources to support church leaders ministering in the unreached and hard places of our world.
firstPeoples – Institute for Indigenous Research
The Institute for Indigenous Research (firstPeoples) provides a forum from which to do research and study of Indigenous Peoples in North America and around the world.
The C&MA Mission network is organized around educational and strategic concerns in mission and their implications for ministry in the 21st century.
The reSources division provides the Canadian church and mission community with internet-based resources for doing rigorous and thoughtful mission studies.
Jaffray Press coordinates the publishing of resources that develop out of Ambrose/Jaffray-related initiatives.
The Short-Term Mission Think-tank (STMT) is a catalytic group that seeks to foster critical and collaborative thought between STM church leaders, researchers and mobilizers.
eMerge – Global Leadership in Action
Global Leadership in Action (eMerge) is a mentor-based summer program that provides high school students with an opportunity to develop leadership and cross-cultural skills.
The Research Partnership Initiative explores and advances ways in which the Calgary-based faith community can work together to contribute to the pursuit and development of good research on matters related to the integration of new Canadians.
Provides a platform for seminars and colloquiums by leading experts on issues of concern to the church in mission.
transForm is a platform for reflection and action around the need of the church to live out its faith in Jesus in every aspect of life.
The Network of Canadian Centres for Global Mission (NCCGM) serves to facilitate communication and collaboration between regional Centres for Global Mission across Canada.
Engages in research and design of TESOL partnerships to assist the church in mission.