THE MAIN EVENT: SHORT-TERM MISSION CONNEXION 2018: DEFY THE ORDINARY
Friday 6:00pm-9:30pm (doors open at 5:00pm) and Saturday* 8:00am-4:30pm (doors open at 7:30am)
“Defy the Ordinary” by participating in this missions conference exclusively dedicated to short-term mission trips! Come and worship with like-minded brothers and sisters in Christ all while being challenged to fulfill the Great Commission. You’ll be inspired by great plenary speakers and encouraged and equipped by workshops that address The Seven Standards promoted by Standards of Excellence in Short-Term Missions (SOE).
Workshops focusing on The Seven Standards are taught by experienced practitioners and include subjects such as:
Poverty: the cause, cure and church engagement
Follow-through to STM trips
STM team training
STM team leadership
How to care for your host
Social media, apps, and STMs
Prayer walking for STMs
…And many more!
THE PRE-CONFERENCE: SOE STANDARDS INTRODUCTORY WORKSHOP (SIW)
Thursday 7:00pm-9:00pm (doors open at 6:30pm) and Friday* 8:00am-4:00pm (doors open at 7:30am)
SOE’s Standards Introductory Workshop (SIW) is a 10-hour seminar designed to help practitioners understand how they can incorporate and achieve competence in all Seven Standards. The workshops are taught by experienced SOE trainers, are interactive, and use case studies and small group discussions. It allows organizations to discover the implications of the Standards and begin applying them to their specific ministry context.
The SIW includes a resource notebook and *lunch on the second day.