Don’t miss our global worker and partner ministry displays in the exhibit area in the main lobby of Hope Church!
TUESDAY, JUNE 19
BUILDING BLOCKS OF A MISSIONAL CHURCH
Facilitator: Randy H
Location: Room 222
This two-part Leadership Institute workshop is geared to both ignite your church to missional living and help build a missional DNA within your congregation. God’s heart is for the nations, and we are all given the opportunity to participate in this work using our many different talents. We are excited to share with you some of the available tools and resources that can help you work towards tangible action steps in establishing your church as active partners in the Great Commission. Part 1 is from 1:00-2:45 p.m.; part 2 is from 3:00-5:00 p.m.
Randy H is a global worker serving through EPC World Outreach and serves in a location that is undisclosed for security reasons.
WORLD OUTREACH DINNER AND PROGRAM
Location: South Hall
Join us as we hear reports from the field and honor Greg and Sally Livingstone, longtime EPC World Outreach global workers. Greg and Sally helped George Verwer start Operation Mobilization in the 1960s, directed the U.S. office of North Africa Mission in the 1970s, founded Frontiers in the 1980s, and now serve as EPC World Outreach Senior Advisors.
Our special guest speaker is Bob Blincoe, President of Frontiers USA. The World Outreach banquet is open to all, but registration is required and space is limited.
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 20
WHERE IN THE WORLD ARE YOU GOING? MISSIONS IN THE EPC
Networking Lunch Host: Shawn Stewart
Location: Room 238
Missions is the 7th essential of the Evangelical Presbyterian Church—we are committed to being active participants in the Great Commission. If you’ve embraced God’s heart for the nations, or are interested in learning more, join World Outreach as we share and discuss the work World Outreach and local churches are involved in and the work we’re excited to begin. We’ll break bread together, exchange information and ideas, and create an opportunity for new partnerships to begin.
GLOBAL WORKER PRESENTATIONS DINNER
Location: South Hall
Join us for dinner and hear just a few of our World Outreach global workers describe how God is using and blessing their work among people groups of the world with little to no access to the gospel of Jesus Christ.
THURSDAY, JUNE 21
ENGAGE 2025 PRESBYTERY HOME TEAMS
Networking Lunch Host: Phil Linton
Location: Room 238
Engage 2025 is a three-way partnership between presbytery Home Teams, pioneering Field Teams, and EPC World Outreach to plant churches among Muslims. If you are a member of your presbytery’s Engage 2025 Home Team (or are interested in getting involved), come connect with other Home Teams and share challenges, ideas, and fruitful practices.
GOD IS USING BUSINESS PROFESSIONALS
Networking Lunch Host: John M
The Lord is moving in the hearts of business professionals to participate in the Great Commission! Join us for a look at how you can make an eternal difference by using the professional experiences, gifts, and talents He’s given you. This is a call to action to join local and regional hubs to become a resource and active participant in God’s great mandate. We will discuss specific local and international opportunities. Come find your place!
MEDICAL AND DENTAL MISSIONS
Networking Lunch Host: Pat Tucker, M.D.
Location: Room 225
World Outreach Medical Missions is using short-term medical and dental teams to open the door to closed people groups. Come join us! We want to share what we are doing and find out what you are doing. We would like to expand our offering of short-term medical and dental missions into the unreached world and need your help!
DINNER WITH GLOBAL WORKER MEET-AND-GREET
Location: South Hall
Join us for dinner and meet your World Outreach global workers, including our newest appointees who will be presented to the Assembly in the worship service on Thursday at 7:00 p.m.
EVENING WORSHIP WITH GLOBAL WORKER COMMISSIONING
The Global Worker commissioning service is always a highlight of the General Assembly. Note that the global worker commissioning portion of the service will not be available via live stream.
This year’s speaker is Ligon Duncan, Chancellor and CEO of Reformed Theological Seminary.
Duncan was raised in the home of an eighth-generation Presbyterian Ruling Elder, and has authored, co-authored, edited or contributed to more than 35 books. At age 28, he was elected to the faculty of RTS, where he taught Systematic Theology until 1996 when he accepted the pastorate of the First Presbyterian Church of Jackson, Miss. He served as Moderator of the Presbyterian Church in America (PCA) General Assembly in 2004-05, the youngest minister in the PCA’s history to be elected Moderator. He returned to RTS in 2012 and became Chancellor/CEO in 2013. He is a graduate of Furman University in Greenville, S.C.; Covenant Theological Seminary (M.Div. and M.A. in Historical Theology); and the University of Edinburgh New College in Scotland (Ph.D.).
FRIDAY, JUNE 22
BREAKFAST MEETING FOR PROSPECTIVE WORLD OUTREACH MISSIONARIES
Breakfast Host: Shawn Stewart
Location: Room 230
Missions is the 7th essential of the Evangelical Presbyterian Church—we are committed to being active participants in the Great Commission. If you are interested in learning more about God’s heart for the nations, or feel the call to become a missionary, World Outreach invites you to join us for breakfast to discover how your talents might be used to spread the love of Christ to the world.
EPC’ERS LOVING MUSLIMS
Networking Lunch Host: Mark V
Location: Room 232
Join others in the EPC who are reaching out to Muslims in the U.S. or overseas. We want to share with each other our stories, resources, joint ministry opportunities, and prayer requests for each other and our Muslim friends. We also want to do some planning for how we can better network and support each other.
INTERNATIONAL THEOLOGICAL EDUCATION NETWORK
Networking Lunch Host: Bruce Anderson
Location: Room 236
ITEN—a ministry of EPC World Outreach—and its leadership team of Bruce Anderson, Stephen Woodworth, and Ed McCallum will succinctly introduce ITEN’s work in more than 10 global sites. Then they, other ITEN missionaries, and national Christian leaders from ITEN’s global sites will share encouraging reports of progress and issues in reaching unreached groups with the gospel. During this interactive time, you will also learn practical ways you and your church can join us in this work.