Multicultural Mission and Vision


Dr. Roberto Hodgson, Multicultural Ministries USA/Canada Director

The Multicultural Ministries Office exists to support districts, pastors, local churches, and leaders in the task of making Christ-like disciples among all ethnic groups in the U.S. and Canada. 

Multicultural Ministries' passion is to encourage the development of strategy and initiative to reach the USA/Canada mission field through the visionary leadership of the ethnic facilitators and their strategy committees. 

Members of the Multicultural Ministries strategy committees are church leaders committed to leading their ethnic groups in establishing the Kingdom of God in the hearts of people and their communities.

The Ethnic Leadership Development Initiative (ELDI) is a two year program for selected young leaders from different ethnic groups to receive coaching, training and mentoring for leadership in the USA/Canada region. Multicultural Ministries also provides specific seminars in church planting, evangelism and discipleship to equip ethnic leaders.

Multicultural Ministries sponsors regional and national conferences and seminars to assist the cultural groups in maintaining Nazarene theological and doctrinal identity and equipping them to proclaim and support the mission of the church “To make Christ-like Disciples in the Nations.”   Calendar of Events

Spanish DMin Press Release - Nazarene Theological Seminary

Ethnic Student Ministerial Scholarship - Multicultural Ministries partners with our Nazarene educational institutions to prepare men and women for ministry.   One of the partnerships available is the ethnic student ministerial scholarship. 
Contribute to the Ethnic Student Ministerial Scholarship Fund

Ministerial Preparation Program at Nazarene Bible College - Multicultural Ministries USA/Canada  will provide scholarships for the Ministerial Preparation Program at Nazarene Bible College to any USA/Canada ethnic student  preparing for ordination.  MPP Brochure Side 1 and MPP Brochure Side 2

Multicultural Ministries provides seminars and materials to help church leaders develop the skills needed to build a welcoming church in a multicultural society. Resources 

Multicultural Ministries provides, through a contracted agreement with an immigration attorney, telephone hotline access for district leadership who have questions regarding R1 Visas. World Relief partners with us in providing training and educational materials on immigration issues for Superintendents, Pastors, and other staff of the Church of the Nazarene. Multicultural Ministries also assists, in partnership with World Relief, selected local churches and Compassionate Ministry sites to seek recognition before the Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA) in the interest of providing competent, affordable, authorized immigration legal services on a limited basis. 

Church of the Nazarene

USA/Canada Region

17001 Prairie Star Parkway

Lenexa, KS 66220

Phone: 913.577.2830

Toll-free: 800.306.9948
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