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2014 Annual Diocesan Mission Conference

The Episcopal Church in Connecticut

Saturday, March 1, 2014 from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM (EST)

Darien, CT

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“Rooted and Grounded in Love” :

  Across the Street And Around The World

       Saturday, March 1, 2014

Annual Diocesan Mission Conference

St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, Darien, CT

        On-site Registration Opens  at 8:00 a.m.

International Partnership Keynote Speaker (a.m.) iPhones, Backpacks, and the Best Travel Agency in the World: Mission and Unity in a World Church.  The Rev. Jesse Zink, former Young Adult Service Corps missionary in South Africa and Currently Doctoral Student At Cambridge University.  Author of Grace on The Garbage Dump and Backpacking Through the Anglican Communion”.

Local Partnership Keynote Speaker (p.m.) Soup, Glue and Spices: God's Mission in the Sharing of Gifts and Mutual Respect.  The Rev. Judith Alexis, former Priest-in-Charge at L’Eglise de L’Epiphanie and first Haitian Mission for the Diocese of Connecticut, is a Consultant in Missional Initiatives and Community Organizing with a focus on building bridges and calling us to live the affirmation of our Baptismal Covenant to respect the dignity of every human being.

Morning Workshops (each 50 minutes).

  1. Get Started in Mission Partnerships (Don Ghostlaw)
  2. Native American Mission Work (Helen Rasmussen, the Rev. Peter Stebinger, the Rev. Matt Lincoln, the Rev. Everett Perrine)
  3. Fundraising for Mission Partnerships (the Rev. Pete Powell)
  4. Thriving Local Partnerships (the Rev. Jesse Zink)
  5.  Mission Opportunities in the Episcopal Church  (the Rev. David Copley, Elizabeth Bowe)
  6.  Starting a Local Women's Global Mission Group (Kim Polhemus)
  7.  International Education Ministries for Teachers(the Rev. Shaw Mudge, Elaine Chagnon, Toby & Charlie Milner)
  8. Grants for Mission Partnerships (Helen L. Smits, MD)
  9. Evangelism - Sharing Your Faith (the Rev. Jaci Sheldon)

Afternoon Workshops (each 50 minutes).

  1. Growing Sustainable Mission Partnerships (Bill Schrull, Marc-Yves Regis, the Rev. Shaw Mudge
  2. Connecting With College Students (the Rev. Barbara Ettinger)
  3. Youth on a Mission: Telling Our Story (Mary Merkle-Scotland, Aimee Merkle-Scotland, Makayla Portley)
  4. Can't Keep it to Myself: Taking God's Love to the World (the Rev. Kate Heichler)
  5. Mutural Respect in Mission Partnerships (the Rev. Judith Alexis, the Rev. Dr. David Anderson, Patricia Chery, Sarah Moden-Alliston, Frederick Elliot)
  6. Mission Opportunities in the Episcopal Church  (the Rev. David Copley, Elizabeth Bowe)
  7. Starting a Local Women's Global Mission Group (Kim Polhemus)
  8. International Education Ministries for Teachers (the Rev. Shaw Mudge, Elaine Chagnon, Toby & Charlie Milner)
  9. Grants For Mission Partnership (Helen L. Smiths, MD)

Children's Program: (the Rev. Donna Downs, donna.downs@snet.net)

Mission Project Display Tables (Grace Barnum, gracebarnum@att.net)

Conference Questions? (theRev. Tom Furrer, 860-651-0102 or Don Ghostlaw, 860-305-0700)

 

Pre-registration is highly recommended.

**Registration closes just before midnight on February 24, 2014**

 You will receive a confirmation e-mail and a ticket to print out and bring with you. If you have not received either of these, your registration did not go through.  Please try again and be sure to fill out all the information.

 

 

 

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