The J Christy Wilson Jr. Center for World Missions offers a variety of events, including chapels, lunch forums, open house venues and lectures, which focus on various geographical areas, major religions, and types of global ministry opportunities. Throughout the year, we also host international guests, sponsor cross-cultural and service-learning experiences and have the opportunity to engage on a variety of topics related to the global mission of the church.

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Upcoming Events

Life in Missions Lunch Conversation

Selected Dates | Lunch Hour | Pierce Great Hall

Intimate without intimidating - small enough just for you to ask any questions about life, ministry and the world.  Ongoing this year, Wilson Center will be hosting casual lunch conversations with special guests who have traveled and worked extensively in a cross-cultural setting.  Grab your lunch, look for our sign at the table in the Pierce Great Hall, sit down and join us. Come and go as you need.


  • Thursday, February 26, 2015  |  12:00pm with Steve Wibberley
Steve Wibberley serves as Life Coach with Christar.  He has lived as a teacher in Siberia, a tentmaker in the Middle East, and studied with Francis Schaeffer in Switzerland.  Many has enjoyed chatting with Steve about life, spiritual growth and challenges as overseas workers.
  • Thursday, March 5, 2015  |  12:00pm with David Ro, Director of Wilson Center for World Missions, and International Deputy Director, Lausanne East Asia

Spring Missions Open House: Africa Night

Friday, March 6, 2015  |  7 - 9 pm  |  Wilson House

Join Gordon-Conwell’s African community in a night of unity, encouragement and fellowship!  A chance to learn the distinctive music from different regions of Africa and dance to the beat.  Our African brothers and sisters will show us the vast multicultural beauty of Africa, share their hospitality and the burdens of their hearts.  Come and be blessed, and take this unique opportunity to bless our African families together!

Next Open House: Europe Night, Friday, April 10.


The Wilson House is located on campus by the Bridge Street exit. Click here for a campus map.
Parking is available:
  • along the RIGHT side of John Harold Ockenga Lane in front of the Wilson House,
  • in the drive way by the side of the Wilson House, and
  • also in the lot by the Pump House on the left side before the campus exit. 

Please note that John Harold Ockenga Lane is one-way only after the entrance/exit road to the E & F apartment building complex. You may be able to find guest parking spaces in the AJ Gordon Court but numbered parking spaces are reserved for apartment resident parking only. We encourage car-pooling if you can.

Dinner of the Nations

Saturday, March 14, 2015  |  5-7pm  |  Alumni Hall  |  RSVP Here

A campus-wide potluck and a microcosm of the heavenly celebration of our community – we want to see every nation represented. This is a time to celebrate the cultural diversity in our community and the work God is doing around the world!

  • Special performance by African children
  • Dress in cultural costumes - Optional
  • Potluck dinner - bring food that represents any cuisine or part of the world if you can
  • Enjoy a time of corporate worship and fellowship
  • Country table displays and children activities

RSVP Deadline: February 28th

Additional Information and Signup Help - Click Here


Prayer for the Nations

Every Weekday | 1:00 - 1:20 p.m | Wilson Prayer Chapel

20 Minutes Each Day, One Nation a Time
Come as you are and join our student leaders praying for God's work to be done on earth. Click here to view the Spring 2015 Prayer Schedule and links to country information. The Wilson Prayer Chapel is next to the Pierce Great Hall in the Kerr Building.

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For more information, please contact the Wilson Center for World Missions.


J. Christy Wilson, Jr. Center for World Missions