This calendar lists public or semipublic missions-oriented events in the USA and (though to lesser extent) around the world. It includes conferences, retreats, workshops, and some classes or training events. Events are sponsored by a wide variety of organizations and are listed here with no charge but at the discretion of the editor. Updates are posted and sent out throughout the year. Feel free to reproduce any of the contents of this calendar for use in your own context.
For additional information about a specific event, please contact the organizers.
See also the UK-based mission information service OSCAR, The Evangelical Fellowship of Canada’s Christian Community Calendar, events with the Southern Baptist International Mission Board, an international calendar of network meetings at Linking Global Voices, and events listed throughout the year in Brigada Today.
- Events must be “safe” for promotion on the web and to an unscreened list of email subscribers.
- Listings must include some point of contact (e.g., a website or email address).
- We will do our best to keep up with event changes and cancellations, but notification from event organizers is always appreciated.
To submit an item or to share your comments, questions, and concerns, contact Marti Wade. Note: Trying to figure out when annual events are likely to happen again? Happy to mail you a copy of the archives; just ask.
November 2-4, Your FOCUS on the World Coach Training (Lenexa, KS, USA). Church mission coaching training from Catalyst Services.
November 3, 10 New Ideas to Transform Your Mobile Ministry in 2017 (online) Mobile Ministry Forum webinar.
November 3, Ethics & Discipleship in Honor-Shame Cultures (online). Webinar from Missio Nexus.
November 3-5, Oasis National Conference (Houston, TX, USA). Crescent Project annual event about reaching out to Muslims in North America.
November 3-5, Canadian Network of Ministry to Muslims Annual Conference (Richmond Hill, ON, Canada). Creating a welcoming community.
November 4-5, Crisis Management Workshop (Minneapolis, MN, USA). Provided by Crisis Consulting International.
November 6-12, Recalibrate! (Aurora, IN, USA). Five days of group and personal missionary debriefing, programs for children of all ages.
November 6 or 13, International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church (global).
November 7 to March 19, Perspectives on the World Christian Movement Course (online). Provided by the Perspectives Study Program.
November 8, Do Agencies Hurt Churches When They Do Missions ‘for’ Them instead of “with” Them? (Online). Table discussion from The Mission Table.
November 10-12, Global Missions Health Conference (Louisville, KY, USA). An annual event.
November 17-20, International Conference on Missions (Lexington, KY, USA). Conference of the Christian Church/Churches of Christ.
November 18-19, The Journey Deepens (Renton, WA, USA). Retreat for prospective missionaries.
November 19, UPG Tech Conference (Harbor City, CA). One-day TED-Talk style event on using technology in ministry to the unreached, from CyberMissions.
November 23-26, GO Equipped Tentmaking Course (Hattingen, Germany). Provided by Global Opportunities.
December 5-6, Support Raising Bootcamp (Orlando, FL, USA). Provided by Support Raising Solutions.
December 6-8, Finishing the Task Conference (Lake Forest, CA, USA).
December 27-30, Cross Conference (Indianapolis, IN, USA). Conference calling students to the unreached.
December 27-31, Chinese Missions Convention (Baltimore, MD, USA).