Mission Formation Program offered online in pandemic drew record enrollment

Going online for the first time this spring because of the coronavirus pandemic, GEMN’s flagship Mission Formation Program drew a record enrollment. “Last year we were delighted to have 14 in the program held at the annual Global Mission Conference in the Dominican Republic,” said program coordinator the Rev. Holly Hartman of the Diocese of […]

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Pandemic curtails mission trips, but Dominican Development Group explores ‘virtual mission teams’

This post is one in a series exploring the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on global mission.  ‘Every team scheduled from March through June has canceled,’ said Bill Kunkle, executive director of the Dominican Development Group (DDG), last week about US-based mission teams that changed their plans to visit the Dominican Republic in response to […]

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Carbon Offsets for your Global Mission Travel

In February 2012 Bishop Greg Rickel of the Diocese of Olympia and Bishop Danilo Bustamante of the Episcopal Diocese of Southern Philippines (EDSP), signed a Covenant for Caring of All Creation, in which the two dioceses agreed to establish a carbon offset partnership. As part of that partnership, the Diocese of Olympia agrees to encourage […]

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New Mission Leadership Resource

Are you leading a mission trip this summer? Here are is our new resource for global mission leadership. The “Mission Leadership 101” Resource contains some tips, hints and best practices for leading successful global mission encounters. Click on the image below to download in PDF format. Interested in other resources? Visit our Global Mission Resources […]

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2020 Global Mission Conference will relate Creation Care to global mission

Registrations for the 2020 Global Mission Conference in Indianapolis is now open! See our conference page for more information or to register Our 2020 GEMN Global Mission Conference is being planned for April 29-May 1, 2020, in Indianapolis, IN. The conference theme will be “Earthkeeping: Creation Care in Global Mission“. Join our email list for […]

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Global Mission Opportunities 2019

Looking for an opportunity to engage in global mission in 2019?  We have gathered a list of great opportunities for you! Click on the image below to download in PDF format. Interested in other resources? Visit our Global Mission Resources Page for resources on Mission Leadership, Fundraising, Formation, Discernment, Bible Studies and more. Global Mission […]

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Put Global Mission on the Map!

The Episcopal Asset Map is up and running!  We are excited to report that there is a new section of the map that will be especially valuable for all of us engaged in global mission: the International Relationships tab.  By entering your church’s global mission relationship information, you will enable us all to connect and collaborate on ministries […]

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