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.
Fall Missions Open House
Friday, November 21, 2014 | 7 - 9:00 pm | Wilson House
Have you ever wanted to experience Japanese culture firsthand?
Join us as Gordon-Conwell’s very own Japanese community shares with you their fellowship! They will prepare some delicious Japanese food, give fun cultural lessons, and even a presentation of some comical differences between Japanese and American culture.
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.
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.
OVERSEAS MISSION PRACTICUM Informational Sessions
Monday, November 17 | 11:30am – 1pm | Alumni Hall
Gordon-Conwell students: Come find out more about the potential trips we are offering for course credits in the summer of 2015.
Sandwich lunch is provided if you click RSVP to sign up prior to the deadline: Wednesday, November 12.
Reaching the Cities around the Globe: Missions Chapel & Lunch Forums 2014-2015
Wednesday, February 11, 2015
Chapel Keynote | 11:10am – 12pm | Kaiser Chapel
Lunch Forum | 12:15 – 1:30pm | Alumni Hall
Next Speaker: Scott Bessenecker, Associate Director of Missions with InterVarsity Christian Fellowship
Check back for more!
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.
Tuesday, October 21, 2014 | 12pm with David Gould
Wednesday, October 22, 2014 | 12:15pm with Pat Krayer
Tuesday, November 18, 2014 | 12:15pm with Rob Antonucci
Meet Rob Antonnuci from Frontiers. Rob has years of experience as a missionary to Muslim populations. He is looking forward to conversing with any and all students interested in global missions, or those who are just curious about the world or Islamic concerns.
Thursday, February 12, 2015 | 12pm 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 | 12pm with Steve Wibberley
For more information, please contact the Wilson Center for World Missions.