Mission News 12/2/22: Diocesan Mission Advocates meet for orientation

Seeking to address a long-felt need, this year’s General Convention called for Global Mission Advocates to be appointed by dioceses, seminaries and diocesan schools for ministry. After commending for study and implementation the “Guiding Principles for World Mission” drafted by the Standing Commission on World Mission (SCWM), Resolution A016 asked SCWM and the Office of […]

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General Convention commended GEMN, suggested membership support, and allocated $50,000

The General Convention of the Episcopal Church offered moral and financial support to the Global Episcopal Mission Network (GEMN) at its meeting last summer. In passing Resolution A028, which was submitted by the Standing Commission on World Mission (SCWM), the churchwide legislative body celebrated GEMN’s 25 years of encouraging global mission.  It singled out for […]

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Mission News 9/22/22: Convention & Lambeth to be discussed at this fall’s Mission Thursdays

Mission Thursdays this fall will provide forums for discussing mission This fall GEMN is restarting the Mission Thursdays discussion series.  The one-hour sessions in webinar format will provide opportunities for mission activists in congregations, dioceses, agencies, seminaries and religious orders to hear about and discuss developments in the church’s global outreach.   Presentations by guest speakers […]

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Global Mission News 6/29/22: Five Talents / Boe Thoughts / GC Hearing / Conference Plenary Videos

Five Talents offers virtual tours of its global work Five Talents, the Virginia-based mission agency with the tagline, “transforming lives through microenterprise development,” is offering virtual tours of its work around the world to congregations and other groups, either in person or via Zoom, CEO Dale Stanton-Hoyle wrote in his weekly email on June 23.  […]

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Global Mission News 6/14/22: Conference responses / Van Koevering joins GEMN Board / Partnership Officers speak

Global Mission Conference had encouraging evaluations A record 159 people registered for the 2022 churchwide Global Mission Conference organized by GEMN and themed “Women in Mission,” including from 18 countries outside the USA. Among those who responded to the post-conference survey, 73% said the conference was “great” and 26% said it was “good.”  Components deemed […]

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World Mission Sunday observance on Feb. 14 is urged by Presiding Bishop Michael Curry

Presiding Bishop Michael Curry has issued a video encouraging observance of World Mission Sunday on Feb. 14, which is available here.  Noting that this year World Mission Sunday coincides with Valentine’s Day, Curry relates the love of God shown forth in the ministry of Jesus and his invitation to love one another to Jesus’ charge, […]

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