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2019 GEMN Global Mission Conference

  • Bishop Skilton Conference Center Boca Chica, Dominican Republic (map)

Join the Global Episcopal Mission Network (GEMN) and members of the Iglesia Episcopal Dominicana to explore what it means to be mutual witnesses to Christ across boundaries of culture, language and faith.

This international, bilingual (Spanish and English) conference will emphasize the role of evangelism and Christian witness in global mission, reclaiming the evangelistic roots of mutual mission engagement, with particular attention to the witness of the Dominican church and its vibrant, evangelistic spirit.

Keynoting the conference will be:

  • The Rt. Rev. Griselda Delgado del Carpio, Bishop of Cuba

  • The Rev. Canon Stephanie Spellers, Canon to the Presiding Bishop for Evangelism, Reconciliation and Stewardship of Creation

Other speakers include:

  • The Rev. Anthony Guillén, Director of Ethnic Ministries

  • The Rt. Rev. Rt. Rev. Moisés Quezada Mota, Bishop of the Iglesia Episcopal Dominicana

  • The Rev. David Copley, Director of Global Partnerships and Mission Personnel for the Episcopal Church

  • The Rt. Rev. William Skilton, retired Assistant Bishop of Dominican Republic

Global Mission Workshops

Mission workshops will give you practical tools to bring back to your diocese, congregation or mission organization:

  • Healthy short-term mission

  • Updates on places of intense Episcopal engagement, such as Haiti, Cuba, Sudan, and the Dominican Republic

  • Asset-Based Community Development

  • Sustaining mission relationships

  • Discerning a call as a missionary

  • Cross-cultural best practices in mission engagement

  • Dynamics of enculturation

  • Money and mission