March 4-5 – Support Raising Bootcamp – Charlotte, NC
Support Raising Solutions offers this fund raising bootcamp throughout the country and I have talked to folks who have greatly benefitted from it. Definitely worth the look if you are in a place where you have to raise support or are considering taking on a position which requires support raising. Click on their website; Support Raising Bootcamp to learn more.
March 7, 9:00-3:00 – Souls Conference – Annapolis, MD
Last year they had about 200 people attend this conference from about 8 different churches. This year, keynote speaker Todd Ahrend returns as they gather around the rallying cry of sent ones: We Go! They actually have a middle and high school track in addition to adult offerings, so think about this for those who may be interested in a short-term preparation idea. This event will be held at Bay Area Community Church. For more information click here. And you can click here to register.
March 14, 8:30-1:30 – Global Church Planting Seminar- Ellicott City, MD (between Baltimore and DC)
Dr. Craig Ott of Trinity Evangelical Divinity School will be presenting the Bethel Missions Seminar 2020 for pastors and leaders in the MD/VA/DC area. Bethel Korean Presbyterian Church is the host location. Lunch will be provided. Click here for more info. Make sure you RSVP to Oakley Paik.
March 28, 9-11:30 – Crescent Project Prayer Breakfast – Springfield, VA (near DC)
This breakfast will feature Nomie and will address ways of reaching Muslim women. Direct your questions to this email address. Please RSVP using this link. This will be held at Prince of Peace Church
March 28, 9:00-4:00 – The Past and Future of Evangelical Missions – New York City
This is the annual meeting of the Northeast Regional Evangelical Missiological Society. Gina Zurlo is the plenary speaker. I love the topics they are considering. Check out their flyer for more information.
June 7-13 – Perspectives Intensive – Schooleys Mountain, NJ
Have you ever wanted to take the Perspectives on the World Christian Movement class but just couldn’t add another evening commitment for 15 weeks? How about taking it all in one week. Many pastors have chosen to take the class this way. Check out this link to learn more.
June 17-20 – Stay at Home Mission Trip – Northern VA (near DC)
For three and a half days you will meet for prayer, worship and training and then go out in small groups to engage with unreached people groups in the area. The folks you meet who express interest you can invite to start a bible study. You’ll also visit other places of worship and eat at ethnic restaurants. For costs and other information, click here. To register, click here.
June 24-27 – Stay at Home Mission Trip – Frederick County, MD (near DC)
See description above for details.
June 24-27 – Stay at Home Mission Trip – Montgomery County, MD (near DC)
See description above for details.
June 24-26 – National African-American Missions Conference – Vienna, VA (near DC)
These folks really know how to put on a conference. They always have a great lineup of speakers and are beginning to see a real movement. McLean Bible Church is hosting and it is a great venue. Check out the website as the date approaches. They will update it with new information. I plan on going and I keep meeting people who are planning on attending as well.
July 18-24 – New Wilmington Mission Conference – New Wilmington, PA
The New Wilmington Mission Conference takes place at Westminster College. In its 115th year, NWMC is the oldest mission conference in the country. It is intergenerational (ALL ages are welcome; children 5th grade and under must be accompanied by an adult – older children and youth may attend on their own). For more information or to register, visit their website or email the conference office.
August 15-16 – Smoketown Mission Aviation Fair – Smoketown Airport, PA
This event looks like a lot of fun. Their tag line is promoting the spread of the Gospel through aviation and technology. Seems like there are things for the whole family to do here, all while learning about aviation and missions. They even have helicopter rides. Check out their website.
September 17 – Inaugural Lecture at Overseas Ministries Study Center – Princeton, NJ
Professor Andrew F. Walls of the University of Edinburgh, UK will be presenting a lecture entitled “Overseas Ministries and Theological Education: A History of Subversion.” Sounds intriguing. Anyway, their website is omsc.org, though I don’t see anything up yet about this particular lecture.
Do you know about upcoming missions events? I may not know about them.
So please take a moment to email me about them so I can promote them. These events should take place in the mid-Atlantic or northeast. Also, email me if you know of someone who should be getting these events updates (and have gotten their permission). Thanks.