October 7, 8:15-12:30 – Training for Ministry to Int’l Students – Bethesda, MD
4th Presbyterian Church is the host location for this event put on by International Students Inc in Washington, DC. As I look at the workshop list and who is teaching, I am impressed. Definitely worth examining further. Click here for more info.
October 13, 2017, 12-1:30 – Missionary Fellowship Luncheon – Lancaster, PA
Dr. Ed Scheurman will attack the subject of “How do we share an unchanging Gospel in a changing world? Looking at three paradigms.” Use this link to find out more info and to register beforehand (which they really like you to do so they have adequate food)
October 21, 2017 – Taste of Perspectives – Buffalo, NY
You may have heard about this amazing course, “Perspectives on the World Christian Movement”, but you really didn’t know what it was. Or you have gone to the Perspectives website and still can’t wrap your head around it. Well, if you are ready to invest a couple hours on a Saturday to find out more, this might be for you. Eastern Hills Church will be hosting a Taste of Perspectives from 9:00 – 2:00. Two different instructors will be teaching some of the highlights from the class so you can get an idea of what it is really like and why tens of thousands of people from around the world have take this class. Advanced registration is required so to register click here. For more info click Taste of Perspectives Flyer
October 26-28 – Initiating Jesus Movements Among Muslim Peoples – Ashburn, VA
This conference is hosted by Common Ground Consultants at Christian Fellowship Church. Please join us as we discuss biblical principles and practical tools to help facilitate Jesus movements among Muslim peoples. The conference presenters have lived in and continue to serve in the Middle East, SE Asia, Africa, and Central Asia with over 80 years of cumulative experience. Cost is $285 per individual and $410 for a married couple (discount for early registration, $250 per individual). Alumni and Student rates are available. Early registration discounts are available for registrations completed before October 1, 2017. Registration cost includes workbook with lecture notes, meeting rooms, beverage service, snack breaks and lunches. To register or if you have any questions you may call the Common Ground office at (952) 926-7300 or e-mail the office.
October 27-28 – Reaching the Nations in North America – Wake Forest, NC Sponsored by the [SBC] North America Mission Board and others.
November 2-4 – Crescent Project National Conference – Raleigh-Durham, NC
Join students, pastors, and like-minded believers for three days of fantastic teaching, equipping and fellowship, all centered on God’s work with Muslims! Click here for more info.
November 2-4 – Ethnic Ministries Summit – Charlotte, NC
The Ethnic Ministries Summit will offer Seminars on many topics to increase your knowledge and skills for reaching the multiple ethnic groups in our midst, including biblical perspectives on migration, legal issues, and more. Check out their website.
November 3-4 – Check-IT-Out Fall 2017 Conference – Waxhaw, NC For IT professionals and students to explore using their skills in support of Bible translation. Check it out by clicking here.
November 4 – Heart for Muslims Conference – New York City
November 4th will be the 3rd Annual Heart for Muslims Conference in New York City! Hosted by Calvary Baptist Church and organized by a partnership of local mission organizations, this conference highlights the work God is doing among Muslims in New York City & beyond. A variety of equipping workshops plenary speakers will inspire you to play your own part in Muslim outreach. For more info and to register, click here.
November 8-11, 2017 – Vulnerable Missions Conference – Ambridge, PA
This conference focuses on missions moving beyond post-colonial dependency. Check out their website for more information.
November 10-11 – The Journey Deepens – Waxhaw, NC
Want a place to refer folks who are thinking of much deeper involvement in missions? This is a wonderful opportunity and worth the trip. Click here for more details.
November 10-11 – Help! I’m Going on a short-term Trip – York, PA
One of the best training courses for short-term missions. Definitely worth checking out. Click this link to find out more and to register.
November 17, 2017, 12-1;30 – Missionary Fellowship Luncheon – Lancaster, PA
Sharon Sponsler will discuss “How do we utilize refugee ministry as a means of enhancing missions involvement in the local church”… certainly a relevant topic. Make sure you register here.
January 7-13 – Perspectives Intensive – New Freedom, PA
So you have always wanted to take the “Perspectives on the World Christian Movement” class but could never make it work out with your schedule. It always happened to be on a night of the week which wouldn’t work. Well, how about cramming a semester’s worth of Perspectives into one week? You can still do the reading before and after the class itself, but you’ll have one week exposure to multiple teachers. Definitely worth the investment. Check out their website.
January 19, 2018, 12-1:30 – Missionary Fellowship Luncheon – Lancaster, PA
Scott Messner will take on the topic of “How do we engage millennials in missions?” Click here for more info and to register.
February 16, 2018, 12-1:30 – Missionary Fellowship Luncheon – Lancaster, PA
They don’t know the topic yet but they do know that Dave Brown is the speaker. I believe Dave is a speaker for their missions conference there at Lancaster Bible College which will be taking place at the same time. Register for this topicless event by clicking here.
March 23, 2018, 12-1:30 – Missionary Fellowship Luncheon – Lancaster, PA
Rob Blanks will be speaking on “The role of theological education of nationals”. Register by going here.
April 20, 2018, 12-1:30 – Missionary Fellowship Luncheon – Lancaster, PA
Not sure the topic or the speaker but once they figure that out I am sure it will be listed on their events page.
May 18, 2018, 2018, 12-1:30 – Missionary Fellowship Luncheon – Lancaster, PA
Not sure the topic but the speaker is Glenn Schwartz, author of “When Charity Destroys Dignity”. Once they figure out the topic I am sure they will list it on their events page.
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