Link to: Global Mission Network on the presbytery website
2. Accompaniment as Christian Calling: How PCUSA’s 13-Year Accompaniment in Columbia can Shape Other Mission, (A Move from Charity to Solidarity) Stories from Columbia: How Non-Violent Accompaniment between Columbians and US Presbyterians is shaping the future of both our churches by Rev. Emily Brewer, Executive Director of the Presbyterian Peace Fellowship (PPF) (See brief bio below)
3. A Preview of Visit to Njoro Orphan Care Program – Vacation Bible School August 5 – 15 2018) - New York Avenue PC - Rev. Beth Braxton
4. Preview Leadership Team 2018 Visit to the PCEA Kibwezi Nendeni Area and Education Center/Burke Partnership - Rick Bryan; Report on Kenya Mission Network Conference February 8 –10, 2018 Rick Bryan and James Munthali
5. Updates on formation of the Iraq/Syria Network and Cuba - Marilyn Seiber
6. REVE Kandale Update and Preview of the Girls Vocational School – Colette Ramm
7. NCP MCC Updates and Presentation/Tutorial on NCP Global Mission Network Wiki pages – Mike McNamara and Howard Frost.
8. Announcements – 2018 Malawi Mission Network Conference at Embassy Suites Hilton Dallas Market Center August 9 – 12, to be hosted by Preston Hollow PC, Dallas, Texas; Notice of Recruitment for East Central Africa Regional Liaison position.
9. Date and Venue of Next Meeting (May 12, 2018); Proposal to hold September meeting on September 22 instead of September 8.
Rev. Emily Brewer is the Executive Director of the Presbyterian Peace Fellowship (PPF) and has served as director since 2015. She attended Union Theological Seminary in New York and served as a PC(USA) Young Adult Volunteer (YAV) in Guatemala and Nashville after graduating from Maryville College in 2009. Emily lives in Brooklyn but will always consider East Tennessee home.
To provide a forum to advance the Presbytery’s emphasis of serving as a catalyst for mission by connecting congregations with common local, national, and international mission interest.
James Munthali, Burke, email@example.com, NCP Global Mission Team Leader
Judith Dahmann, Old Pres. Meeting House, firstname.lastname@example.org
Pam Gunn, Saint Mark, pam.gunn@comcast,net
Rhonda O’Bannon, Old Pres. Meeting House, email@example.com
Mark Reimers, Clifton, firstname.lastname@example.org
Download a brochure on Global Mission Team actives and funding opportunities.
The Global Mission Network meets approximately every other month throughout the year. Each meeting is hosted by one of the participating congregations. the meetings feature updates on PC(USA) global mission activities, presentations from mission projects from throughout the Presbytery and visiting mission speakers. These meetings provide an opportunity to share and learn as well as to get to know people who share your interest in global mission. Contact Mark Reimers for meeting dates and times.
For complete list of grants and scholarship opportunities click here.
A slideshow highlighting past recipients of Global Mission grants available HERE as a pdf.