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 . . .

  1. Analyze social, economic and political systems and to organize appropriate ministry responses.
  2. Develop organizational and financial strategies that create and sustain ministry opportunities.
  3. Analyze and organize a congregation/community for holistic ministry and community-based evangelism.
  4. Understand culture, ethnicity, religion, and gender within an urban context.
  5. Develop strategies for working among diverse cultural groups and developing multicultural ministries and leadership.
  6. Comprehensively understand biblical and theological themes and paradigms that inform and shape ministry in the city.
  7. Understand the development of personal leadership skills and spiritual formation.