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Glocal Events

Upcoming Glocal Mission Gatherings

ELCA Glocal Mission Gatherings equip us for God's work in global and local realities, as well as their "glocal" intersections. At these events, participants consider the questions "What is mission?" and "Who is the neighbor?" Let's consider these question together as they relate to the realities of our world. Come join us for mission conversations around the realities of this world God loves. Check out the information below for a list of upcoming events!

September 7-13, 2015
Glocal Mission Gathering

October 15-19, 2015
The 2015 Parliament of World Religions
Salt Lake City, UT
Register here

January 25-30, 2016
Annual Musicians Training

February 19-21, 2015 Tentative
Annual Race and Privilege Retreat

April 4-6, 2016
Valparaiso University
Institute of Liturgical Studies
Western North Dakota Synod Assembly
Bismarck, ND

April 29-May 1, 2016 Tentative
Arkansas - Oklahoma Synod Assembly
Tulsa, OK

May 20-21, 2016  Tentative
NW Washington Synod Assembly

At Glocal Mission Gatherings, you can

  • Enhance your connections with the worldwide Christian family
  • Gain practical skills for mission
  • Engage in current intersections of local and global mission
  • Give, receive and serve more effectively
  • Discover how changes in the world are transforming the way churches like the ELCA proclaim and serve
  • Learn to lead inviting worship that includes global voices
  • Find out how to travel internationally in a way that is effective, sustainable, respectful and cross-culturally sensitive

For more information, visit our event registration site.