Mission Reflections: Two GEMN Board members on their experience of 2022 Lambeth Conference

“It’s all about Jesus!” – Helen Van Koevering GEMN Board member the Rev. Canon Helen Van Koevering, D.Min., attended the 2022 Lambeth Conference as the spouse of Lexington Bishop Mark Van Koevering.  Lambeth was many things: To this spouse, it was a joyful celebration of global friendships. Born and raised in England, my heart has […]

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Titus Presler is appointed GEMN Executive Director

Titus Presler has been appointed Executive Director of the Global Episcopal Mission Network, announced GEMN President Ayda Patricia Martin at the organization’s annual meeting on May 13. Martin, who represents the Diocese of the Dominican Republic to GEMN, said that GEMN had been preparing to launch a leadership search.  With Presler nearing the end of […]

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Four mission activists with wide global experience join GEMN Board

Ms. Jenny Grant, the Rev. Paul Rajan, Bishop Alan Scarfe and the Rev. Canon Helen Van Koevering recently joined the Board of the Global Episcopal Mission Network. Ms. Jenny Grant serves as the Officer for Global Relations and Networking in the Episcopal Church’s Office of Global Partnerships.  She develops mission-related resources, maps companion relationships across […]

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Global Mission Conference drew over 150 to reflect on Women in Mission

“Do women bring distinctive gifts and experiences to mission service?” asked Ms. Elizabeth Boe, moderator for a plenary panel of women missionaries at the churchwide Global Mission Conference held online, May 12-14, by the Global Episcopal Mission Network (GEMN).  Boe was asking the question as mission personnel officer in the Episcopal Church’s Office of Global […]

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