The Episcopal Diocese of Connecticut

Companions in Mission Committee

For more information on the Companions in Mission Committee and their annual conference, please visit: https://missionconf2018.eventbrite.com

Conference Schedule:

  • 8:30 a.m. Registration
  • 9:00 – 9:15 a.m. Gathering and Worship music.
  • 9:15 – 9:45 a.m. Welcome and Dwelling in the Word by Bishop Ian Douglas
  • 9:45 – 10:05 a.m. TED Talk 1 by Bill Schrull on the call to go on an International Mission, challenges, lessons, joy and inspiration. 12 minutes talk and 8 minutes table reflection.
  • 10:05 – 10:25 a.m. TED Talk 2 by Tracy Johnson Russell on the call to serve the local neighborhood, challenges, lessons, joy and inspiration. 12 minutes talk and 8 minutes table reflection.
  • 10:25 – 10:45 a.m. TED Talk 3 by Peter Stebinger on the call to go on disaster relief, challenges, lessons, joy and inspiration. 12 minutes talk and 8 minutes table reflection.
  • 10:45 – 11:30 a.m. BREAK and Networking [During this time, attendees use sticky notes to indicate which groups they wish to attend for Table Talks. CIM members plan room assignments for Table Talks accordingly]
  • 11:30 – 12:30 p.m. 8-10 Table Talks First Session – CIM members to act as facilitators. Context scenarios provided.
  • 12:30 – 1:30 p.m. Lunch and Networking
  • 1:30 – 2:30 p.m. 8-10 Table Talks Second Session – CIM members to act as facilitators. Context scenarios provided.
  • 2:30 – 3:00 p.m. Popcorn summation, Worship music, prayer, and sending to the mission field.