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.
Spring Missions Open House
Thursday, February 5, 2015 | 7 - 9 pm | Wilson House
Korea is so much more than just kimchi!
Join us as Gordon-Conwell’s very own Korean community shares with you their fellowship! Come and find out about their distinct culture, history, and of course delicious Korean food!
DIRECTION & PARKING:
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.
Reaching the Cities around the Globe:
Missions Chapel & Lunch Forums 2014-2015
Wednesday, February 11, 2015
Speaker: Scott Bessenecker, Associate Director of Missions, InterVarsity Christian Fellowship
Speaker bio: Each year Scott Bessenecker helps to mobilize thousands of students to high crime, high poverty neighborhoods in the US and to dozens of nations. He is author of various books including his new release "Overturning Tables: Freeing Missions from the Christian-Industrial Complex".
Chapel Keynote | 11:10am – 12pm | Kaiser Chapel
Lunch Forum | 12:15 – 1:30pm | Alumni Hall
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 5, 2015 | 12:15pm with Brian Hoffman
Brian has worked in Kenya since 1987, and has worked among some of the nomadic, indigenous groups in the remote regions of the northeastern part of the country. Come and ask Brian any questions about missions, Africa or just life in ministry here and abroad.
- Thursday, February 12, 2015 | 12:15pm with Sean McDonough
Dr. McDonough is one of our own New Testament professor here at Hamilton. Before coming to Gordon-Conwell, Dr. McDonough taught at Pacific Theological College in Suva, Fiji, where he served as the Chair of the Biblical Studies Department and as a lecturer in New Testament. Come find out what he learned about teaching overseas, and get to know him outside the classroom.
Thursday, February 26, 2015 | 12:15pm with Steve Wibberley
Dinner of the Nations
Saturday, March 14, 2015 | 5-7pm | Alumni Hall
Come celebrate the cultural diversity in our community and the work God is doing around the world! Everyone is welcome.
• Potluck Dinner, Corporate Worship, International Flair, Games •
For more information, please contact the Wilson Center for World Missions.