Karen Hotte to step down as Executive Director

Karen Hotte has elected to step down as Executive Director of the Global Episcopal Mission Network, effective Dec. 31, after almost seven years of dedicated service in the position. “Between the widespread impacts of the coronavirus on every aspect of our lives, including global mission,” Hotte wrote to the GEMN Board in mid-October, “plus the […]

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GEMN Board reports to GEMN members – October 2020

NETWORKING FOR GOD’S MISSION Report from the GEMN Board, October 2020 Greetings from the Board of the Global Episcopal Mission Network! As you find ways to stay engaged with mission companions during the pandemic period, we encourage you to stay connected with this network of mission activists. Here are highlights of what’s been happening and […]

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Global mission online study series based on Questing begins Oct. 6

Global mission online study series based on Questing begins Oct. 6   “Global Mission Engagement: Sharing Lived Experiences Across Cultures” is a free seven-seek study series that will meet on Tuesdays, Oct. 6-Dec. 1, on AirMeet.  It is open to Episcopalians, Anglicans around the world and all interested persons.   Sponsored by the Diocese of Connecticut’s Companions in Mission Ministry […]

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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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