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Episcopal Asiamerican Ministries Consultation 2015: “Celebrating Our Partnerships, Uniting Our Mission”

May 7, 2015
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Samuel McDonald, Deputy Chief Operating Officer and Director of Mission for the Domestic and Foreign Missionary Society, has announced that registration is now open for the Episcopal Asiamerican Ministries Consultation 2015, slated for Seoul, Korea September 30 – October 5.

“Celebrating our Partnerships, Uniting our Mission” is the theme of the event which will be held at the Anglican Cathedral of St. Mary and St. Nicholas, Seoul, Korea.

“The Consultation will provide new opportunities for renewal and celebration of the partnership in mission between The Episcopal Church and the churches in Asia,” commented the Rev. Dr. Winfred B. Vergara, Domestic and Foreign Missionary Society missioner for Asiamerican Ministries.

With an invitation from the Most Rev. Paul Kim, Archbishop and Primate of the Church in Korea, the consultation also will celebrate the 125th anniversary of the Anglican Church in Korea.

Keynote speakers include:

  • The Most Rev. Katharine Jefferts Schori, Presiding Bishop and Primate of The Episcopal Church
  • The Most Rev. Nathaniel Uematsu, Archbishop of Hokkaido and Primate of Japan Nippon Sei Ko Kai
  • The Rt. Rev. Allen Shin, Suffragan Bishop, Episcopal Diocese of New York
  • The Rev. Dr. Jeremiah Yang, Former President of Songdonghoe University, Seoul, Korea

Workshops will explore various aspects including Congregational Development, Evangelism and Church Planting, Multi-ethnic and intercultural churches, Ministry of Reconciliation, Life Long Formation, Anglican Global Relations, Youth and Young Adult Ministries, and Issues Arising from the General Convention.

Registration is encouraged for clergy and lay from the Episcopal Asiamerican Ministries Convocations (Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Filipino, South Asian and Southeast Asian parishes and missions), the churches in the Anglican Communion; and those in communion with The Episcopal Church including the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA), the Moravian Church and Iglesia Filipina Independiente.

Registration is available here.  Travel is not included in the registration.

For more information contact Angeline Cabanban.




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