Celebrate World Mission Sunday on February 19!

The Episcopal Church’s World Mission Sunday, an annual observance designated by the 1997 General Convention, occurs on the Last Sunday in Epiphanytide – this year on February 19. Epiphany celebrates the showing forth of the light of Christ in all the world – over all the diversity of nationalities, cultures, races, languages and ethnicities. This […]

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Mission with Christians of the Sudans to be theme of Feb. 16 Mission Thursday

Mission companionship with Christians in Sudan and South Sudan will be the theme of the Mission Thursday on Feb. 16, sponsored by the Global Episcopal Mission Network.  Congregations, dioceses and organizations with connections to the Sudans are welcome, as are all others interested in learning about ministry with Christians there. This Mission Thursday, hosted by […]

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Mission Reflection: Holy Land pilgrimage with Friends of Jerusalem Diocese was revelatory

A mission reflection by Judy Quick Why does the Holy Land draw me in?   What is it about Jerusalem that holds my heart? I’ve had the privilege of making the traditional pilgrimage to the Holy Land since the mid 1990s, walking the footsteps of Jesus in the Galilee and in Jerusalem. These pilgrimages to ancient sacred sites […]

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Mission in Haiti to be focus of Dec. 15 Mission Thursday

“Mission in Haiti – Challenges and Opportunities Today” will be the topic of the online Mission Thursday webinar planned by the Global Episcopal Mission Network for 1 p.m. on Dec. 15. The format will be a roundtable discussion where Episcopal dioceses, congregations, religious orders and mission organizations are invited to share their perspectives on mission […]

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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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