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December 4 – Kingdom Expansion 101 Facilitated Course (online). Six-session introduction to local and global outreach. Provided by DualReach.
December 4 – Getting the Most Out of The Next Mile Curriculum (online). Webinar from Delta Ministries.
December 5 – Church Planting as a Family – Possibilities and Problems (online). Webinar by Missio Nexus.
December 9-11 – Mobile Ministry Consultation (Orlando, FL, USA). On how to reach the next generation for Christ via mobile device strategies.
December 12 – Nurturing an Organizational Culture with a Developmental Bias (online). Webinar by Missio Nexus.
December 27-30 – Cross Conference (Louisville, KY, USA). A new student missions conference, for the global glory of Jesus Christ.
December 28 to January 2 – Mission-Net (Offenburg, Germany). Gathering of younger Christians passionate about serving God.
Throughout January, some 200 Perspectives on the World Christian Movement classes launch across North America. Alumni are always welcome back for a refresher, especially if they bring a friend! Also check out Pathways to Global Understanding classes and Kairos courses.
January 6 to March 31, Encountering the World of Islam (online). Twelve-week class will help you discover God’s heart for Muslims. New classes start several times a year.
January 10-11, Next Steps (Philadelphia, PA, USA). Learn more about God’s heart for the world and your role in making disciples of all nations. Provided by Crossworld.
January 9-11, Disciple Making Training (Plano, TX, USA). With Act Beyond (formerly Mission to Unreached Peoples).
January 16, Educating Missionary Kids – The Options and Choosing among Them (online). Webinar by MissioNexus.
January 16-18, Mission ConneXion Northwest (Portland, OR, USA). Free, community-based mission festival for all ages.
January 23, Surviving a Kidnapping (online). Webinar by MissioNexus.
January 24-25, Frontiers Connect (Birmingham, AL, USA). Explore work among Muslims.
January 24-25, Santa Barbara Mission Conference (Santa Barbara, CA, USA).
January 24-26, Missions Fest Vancouver (Vancouver, BC, Canada). Free, annual, community-based mission conference in the Missions Fest tradition.
January 30, Around the World in 75 Minutes – Research from 20 Countries Shows How People Really Live Their Faith (online). Webinar by MissioNexus.
January 31 to February 2, The Journey Deepens (Stanwood, WA). Retreat for those considering missions. Sponsored by MissionNext and MissionFest Seattle.
February 5-8, International Conference on Computing and Mission (Mosbach, Germany).
February 5-9, GO Equipped TENTmaking Course (Malaga, Spain). Provided by Global Opportunities.
February 6, “We’re Dropping Your Support” – Should Churches Fund Home Staff and Retirees? (online). Webinar by MissioNexus.
February 7-9, TRACTIONwest Gathering (Rocklin, CA USA). Young adults who want the Lord to ignite our passion to be “on mission” with God.
February 7-9, Missionfest Manitoba (Winnipeg, MB, Canada). Free, community-based mission festival for all ages.
February 8 -11, International Conference on Computing and Mission (Mosbach, Germany).
February 6-8, National Short-term Mission Leaders Conference (location?). Conference to train, equip, and mobilize teams for short-term missions.
February 7-8, Frontiers Connect (Kansas City, KS, USA). Explore work among Muslims.
February 7-9, Missionfest Manitoba (Winnipeg, MB, Canada). Free, community-based mission conference in the Missions Fest tradition.
February 14-17, World Christian Conference (Boulder Creek, CA, USA). An annual West-coast event sponsored by The World Christian Fellowship – mobilizing Asian-American Christians (and those who identify with them) to disciple all nations.
February 17-20, Thrive retreat (Antalya, Turkey). Encouragement for North American women serving cross-culturally.
February 20-21, The Journey Deepens (Greenwood, IN, USA). Retreat for those considering missions. Sponsored by MissionNext and MissionFest Seattle.
February 21-22, Midwest Conference on Missionary Care (Minneapolis, MN, USA).
February 21-22, Next Steps (Kansas City, MO, USA). Learn more about God’s heart for the world and your role in making disciples of all nations. Provided by Crossworld.
February 21-22, The Justice Conference (Los Angeles, CA, USA). Annual event to promote dialogue around justice related issues such as human trafficking, slavery, poverty, HIV/AIDS, and human rights. Also being simulcast to venues across the USA.
February 21 to 23, Missions Fest Alberta (Edmonton, AB, Canada). Free, annual, community-based missions conference in the Missions Fest tradition.
March 7-8, Next Steps (Salem, OR, USA). Learn more about God’s heart for the world and your role in making disciples of all nations. Provided by CrossWorld.
March 14-15, Frontiers Connect (Portland, OR, USA). Explore work among Muslims.
March 14-16, The Journey Deepens (Canby, OR, USA). Retreat for those considering missions. Sponsored by MissionNext and Mission ConneXion Northwest.
March 26-30, GO Equipped TENTmaking Course (Fort Myers, FL, USA). Provided by Global Opportunities.
March 28-30, Jesus to the Nations (Halifax, NS, Canada). Free, annual, community-based missions conference in the Missions Fest tradition.
April 4-5, MissionFest Toronto (Toronto, ON, Canada). Free, community-based mission festival for all ages.
April 11-12, Frontiers Connect (Houston, TX, USA). Explore work among Muslims.
April 25-26, Frontiers Connect (Chicago, IL, USA). Explore work among Muslims.
April 30 to May 4, GO Equipped TENTmaking Course (Bergen, Norway, USA). Provided by Global Opportunities.
May 8-10, Christian Community Health Conference (Atlanta, GA, USA).
May 9-10, Frontiers Connect (Fort Collins, CO, USA). Explore work among Muslims.
May 30-31, Frontiers Connect (Central Coast, CA, USA). Explore work among Muslims.
May 21-25, GO Equipped TENTmaking Course (Larsmo, Finland). Provided by Global Opportunities.
May 23-31, Single Vision (Lisbon, Portugal). Renewal for single missionaries.
May 29-31, Serving Internationals (Atlanta, GA, USA). Annual conference sponsored by the Association of Christians Ministering among Internationals (ACMI).
June 1, Internet Evangelism Day (global).
June 2-4, Crisis Management Seminar (Warrenton, MO, USA). Training for those who lead mission organizations in responding to crisis situations. Field Security Seminar for on-the-ground personnel in dangerous locations follows, June 5-7 in the same location.
June 8, Global Day of Prayer (international).
June 10 to 20, Refresh! (Grenoble, France). Retreat for cross-cultural workers, provided by Heartstream Resources.
June 16-20, International Conference on Computing and Mission (location TBD).
June 20-22, American Society for Missiology (St. Paul, MN, USA).
June 21-28, Sahara Challenge (St. Paul, MN, USA). Intensive training for ministry to Muslims.
June 25 to July 5, “Breathe” Conference (Switzerland). A ten-day retreat designed to refresh and renew cross-cultural workers. Provided by Catalyst International.
June 27-30, GOFest 2014 (Bulstrode, Bucks, UK). A leading UK missions festival, held annually.
June 29 to July 9, Refresh! (Thailand). Retreat for cross-cultural workers, provided by Heartstream Resources.
July 19-26, New Wilmington Mission Conference (Western Pennsylvania, USA). Week-long multi-generational mission conference with a focus on youth 12-24. A tradition for more than 100 years.
September 16-22, Traction Conference for Men (Interlaken, Switzerland). For men who serve in cross-cultural settings, hosted by Catalyst International.
October 10-11, Mission Fest Seattle (Seattle area, WA, USA).
Submissions to This Calendar
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