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Save the date: 2018 Evangelism Matters March 15-17

Save the date: 2018 Evangelism Matters March 15-17

From The Episcopal Church (release can be found online here):

[October 17, 2017] Save the dates for the next Evangelism Matters, an Episcopal Evangelism Conference on March 15-17 for anyone excited to learn about sharing and growing loving, liberating, life-giving relationships with God.

Hosted by St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Cleveland Heights, OH, Evangelism Matters is a churchwide event co-sponsored by the Episcopal Church’s Evangelism Initiatives Team and Forward Movement.

The March 2018 gathering follows the first successful Evangelism Matters conference in November 2016.

“Evangelism Matters 2016 proved just how hungry Episcopalians are to share, learn and grow our capacity for evangelism,” said the Rev. Canon Stephanie Spellers, the Presiding Bishop’s Canon for Evangelism, Reconciliation and Creation Care. “This time, we hope to welcome even more people and to focus on sharing and growing the love of God in a variety of contexts: rural, urban, suburban, small church, new church, big church, secular communities and heavily churched spaces. This ministry belongs to us all.”

“We are thrilled to partner with the Presiding Bishop’s office to offer what promises to be an exciting opportunity for the whole church,” said the Rev. Canon Scott Gunn, Executive Director of Forward Movement. “Evangelism Matters will once again provide a forum to focus on both Jesus and on movement, that is, sharing Good News by word and deed with the world.”

Presiding Bishop Michael Curry will address the conference, and a diverse team of evangelism leaders will lead plenary sessions and workshops. A pre-conference is also underway for “evangelism catalysts” who have been designated by each diocese. Many sessions will be live webcast and available for download, and individual and satellite group participation is warmly welcomed.

Registration and sponsor sign-ups open October 30 and will be available here.

For more information, contact Spellers at sspellers@episcopalchurch.org or Gunn at sgunn@forwardmovement.org.

Photo of Presiding Bishop Michael Curry from Forward Movement’s Facebook album from the 2016 conference.

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Kenneth Knapp

I keep hearing about evangelism and revivals and what not. Is anyone aware of any measurable results from these initiatives?

Prof Christopher Seitz

There’s quite a contrast between the somber looks on the faces in the congregation and that of PB Curry. What is that about?

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