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Online Training for US-Based Missionaries
 
 
Online webinar training with Global Ministries staff, Church and Community Workers, and National Plan for Hispanic/Latino Ministries missionaries September 17-20, 2011, at the Life Enrichment Center in Fruitland Park, Florida
Online webinar training with Global Ministries staff, Church and Community Workers, and National Plan for Hispanic/Latino Ministries missionaries September 17-20, 2011, at the Life Enrichment Center in Fruitland Park, Florida
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Source: GBGM Mission News

You are invited and encouraged to join an online webinar with Global Ministries staff, Church and Community Workers, and National Plan for Hispanic/Latino Ministries missionaries as they meet from September 17 to 20, 2011 at the Life Enrichment Center in Fruitland Park, Florida, to learn about the new and transformative ways to serve as United Methodist missionaries in rural or urban settings around the United States.

More than 50 US-based missionaries will listen, learn, and share during the many workshops and plenaries. Join the missionaries live for the following webcast workshops to learn, pray, and chat at gbgm-umc.org/live.

Saturday, September 17
6:30-8:30 pm (ET)

  • Greetings from the Florida Annual Conference: Beth Fogle-Miller, Director of Connectional Ministries, Florida Annual Conference
  • Opening Remarks: Jorge Domingues, Deputy General Secretary, General Board of Global Ministries

Sunday, September 18
9:30-10:30 am

  • Welcome, Introduction of Staff, Setting the Context: Nora Martinez, Assistant General Secretary, Justice and Discipleship
  • Keynote Address (via video): Thomas Kemper, General Secretary, General Board of Global Ministries

Monday, September 19
9:30-10:30 am

  • Mission and Evangelism: Jerald McKie, Associate General Secretary, Justice and Discipleship, General Board of Global Ministries

Tuesday, September 20
9:00-12:00 noon

  • Plenary--Grant Writing & Social Media Resourcing: Dionisio Salazar, Executive, National Plan for Hispanic/Latino Ministries, and Will Coley, Advocate for Immigrants, Aquifer Media

Connect online with this dynamic and diverse group of United Methodist missionaries and the Global Ministries staff who work on their behalf. Currently 37 Church and Community Workers and 17 National Plan for Hispanic/Latino Ministries missionaries are transforming communities and being transformed, just like the hundreds of other United Methodist missionaries all around the world.


 
 
 

Date posted: Aug 30, 2011