Find a Church

Global Mission

GO! A CELEBRATION OF GLOBAL MISSION St. Luke’s, Atlanta
April 16, 2016

8:00 - 9:00 - Registration Parish Hall
9:00 – 9:45 - Welcome and Keynote – Parish Hall

“Why Global Mission”
The Right Rev. Robert C. Wright, D.D., Bishop of the Diocese of Atlanta

9:45 - 10:00 - Break
10:00 - 11:00 - Workshops

Stories of Mission – Parish Hall
Martin McCann, MD and Rev. Sandy McCann
, St. Thomas, Columbus,

Former Missionaries in Diocese of Central Tanganyika

11:00 - 12:00 - Workshops

How to do Mission Room 201 “Planning a Short Term Mission Trip”

Rev. Judy Quick, Diocese of Alabama, Chair, Companion Relationship Commission; Diocesan Coordinator, Episcopal Relief & Development; and Convener, Global Mission Roundtable and Vice President, GEMN

Christine Mercer, Diocese of Alabama
Charles “Buck” Blanchard, Diocese of Virginia, Director of Mission and Outreach How to do Mission Room 202

“Asset Based Community Development”
Vicky Partin,
Diocesan Jubilee Officer, St. Thomas, Columbus

Rev. Janet Tidwell, Archdeacon, Diocese of Atlanta Issues in Global Mission Parkins Room (2d Floor)

“Responding to the Refugee Crisis”
Breauna Hagan
, New American Pathways , Service and Volunteerism Manager

12:00 - 12:45 – Lunch - Parish Hall
“Models for Global Mission”
Charles “Buck” Blanchard
, Diocese of Virginia, Director of Mission and Outreach

1:00 - 2:00 – Workshops

Stories of Mission Room 201
Amanda Scott and Amy Hill
– The LAMB Institute Coordinators for Diocese of

Atlanta in Honduras
Steve and Rhonda Robinson, St. Catherine’s, Marietta – Missionaries in Honduras

Jim Loring, Grace Calvary, Clarkesville – Syria
Terry Franzén, Christ Church, Norcross; Chair, Diocese of Atlanta Global Mission

Commission and Diocese of Atlanta Haiti Partnerships Committee

Rev. Lauren R. Holder –St. Luke’s, Atlanta, Assistant Rector for Outreach and Pastoral Care, Cuba partnership

Janet Foster, Holy Innocents, Atlanta, Hearts for 100, Kenya

How to do Mission Room 202

“Global Mission Opportunities around the Anglican Communion”

Rev. David Copley – The Episcopal Church, Mission Personnel Officer and Global Partnerships Team Leader – Mission Personnel

Issues in Global Mission Parkins Room (2d Floor) “Sustainable Development Goals”

Janet Livingston, St. Catherine’s, Marietta; Diocese of Atlanta Episcopal Relief and Development Liaison

2:00 - 3:00

Reception honoring Martin and Sandy McCann Parish Hall Featuring Hispanic musicians from St. Benedict’s, Smyrna