Seven Essential Competencies
Needed for Urban Workers
Prepared by the Urban Task Force, Mission Strategy
USA/Canada, International Church of the Nazarene
Equipped Learners will have Competency to . . .
Analyze social, economic and political systems
and to organize appropriate ministry responses.
Develop organizational and financial strategies
that create and sustain ministry opportunities.
Analyze and organize a congregation/community
for holistic ministry and community-based evangelism.
culture, ethnicity, religion, and gender within an urban context.
Develop strategies for working among diverse
cultural groups and developing multicultural ministries and leadership.
Comprehensively understand biblical and
theological themes and paradigms that inform and shape ministry in the city.
Understand the development of personal
leadership skills and spiritual formation.