The Episcopal Diocese of Connecticut


Topic: Thinking about Mission

Speaker: Roger B. LeCompte

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Parish/Organization: St. John’s Episcopal Church, Essex


A career hospital administrator and consultant, Roger has volunteered with the school board, library board, visiting nurses board, church vestry, every member canvas, and various capital campaigns. From 2002-2005, he was an Episcopal Church Misison Volunteer in Mozambique, working as a consultant for the Anglican Diocese of Lebombo, Mozambican Christian Council, General Board of Global Ministries of the Methodist Church, the William J. Clinton Foundation and the Mozambique Ministry of Health. His projects included a strategic plan for a Methodist supported hospital, grant writing and public relations for Diocese of Lebombo, a training program for parish level leaders in applying for government AIDS grants, Ministry of Health business plan for starting AIDS treatment in Mozambique, and serving as a university lecturer on hospital administration. In Connecticut, he has worked on raising awareness and funds for various diocesan projects including a day school for orphans, cathedral renovation project, the overhaul of clergy compensation funding, and various other projects. Roger has presented on the biblical basis of mission to the Connecticut Mission Conference.

Roger maintains ongoing relationships with the church in Mozambique including annual visits, invitations for Mozambicans to visit Connecticut, and leading mission trips of Episcopalians from Connecticut to the Diocese of Lebombo in Mozambique.

Presentation Length: 45-60 minutes. Can be shortened or lengthened depending on need

Availability: Variable. Contact for more information.

Geographic limitations: Anywhere in CT.

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