Global Shaping Local: Two Way Mission
Representatives from all parishes and dioceses are invited to join in this day conference to learn how to participate and engage better with global mission.
Workshops which will be facilitated by the Association of Mission Societies (AMS):
– Engaging Youth in Mission
– Helping without Hurting
– The Bible as a Key to Mission
– The Five Marks of Mission
– Two Way Mission: When Global Shapes Local
This conference is being offered in two locations:
– Saturday, 5th November 2016: St. Columba’s Parish Centre, 31 Church Street, Omagh, Co. Tyrone, BT78 5HE. Facilitator: The Rt. Revd. Kenneth Good, Bishop of Derry and Raphoe.
– Saturday, 12th November 2016: The Charleville Centre, Church Road, Tullamore, Co. Offaly. (www.tullamoreunionofparishes.ie) Facilitator: The Rt. Revd. Kenneth Kearon, Bishop of Limerick, Killaloe and Ardfert.
Time: 10am–4pm. Registration from 9.30am with tea and coffee available. Lunch will be provided. Choose the date and location that suits you best. There will be a small charge (£8 or €10) to help to cover costs.
To book your place (by 14th October), please contact Brigid Barrett on +353 (0)74 9145226 or firstname.lastname@example.org
In preparation for the conference we would like to have as many members of the Church of Ireland complete the following survey, even if you are not planning to attend the conference:www.surveymonkey.com/r/2016GMS
About Mark Welsh
Mark has previously served as a missionary in Nepal, as minister of Trinity Presbyterian Church in Greyabbey, Co. Down, and as Convener of the Presbyterian Church in Ireland’s Mission Involvement Committee. Following a two–year spell as a Mission Mobiliser with the mission agency Interserve, Mark took up post as the Presbyterian Church’s Mission Development Officer in June 2015.
Mark is a great motivational speaker who has the ability to cause us to reflect on how we approach God’s mission to the world. He’s passionate about seeing the local church fully engaged in God’s global mission. He’s married to Caroline, has two grown–up children and relaxes by getting out on his bike.