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MissionWorks 2018: Embracing Hospitality

October 11 - October 13

$25 – $60

What is our faith response to:
-Refugee and immigrant crisis?
-Incarcerations?
-Race relations?
-Environmental, economic justice?

How can we co-create places of: refuge and respect for strangers by building bridges across racial, theological and religious divides?

The MissionWorks 2018 Embracing Hospitality Conference is a three day conference focused on theological, intercultural and practical considerations to welcoming strangers. Numerous tracks include panel discussions, facilitated conversations, workshops on topics including Cross Cultural Hospitality, Settlement/Resettlement, Incarceration, Faith journey of Strangers, as well as a youth track.

Event Overview:

Thursday, October 11th: Theological discussions on Hospitality and evening worship
service. *Note: UniteBoston’s Executive Director Kelly Fassett will be presenting a paper on hospitality dinners on Thursday.

Friday, October 12th: Workshops, panel discussions, immigrant and refugee stories,
cafe style conversation on Hospitality, hands-on service project and evening worship service.

Saturday, October 13th: Embracing Hospitality from Mission Fields, banquet and worship service.

2018 KEYNOTE Speakers:

Rev. Mariama White-Hammond, Miroslav Volf, Kaia Stern, Ray Schellinger, David Reed, and Walt White.

Partners:
-American Baptist Churches of MA
-American Baptist Churches of RI
-Center for Career Development and Ministry
-Conference of Baptist Ministers of MA
-Massachusetts Baptist Charitable Society
-Massachusetts Baptist Multicultural Ministries
-Northern Baptist Education Society

Click here to register, and click here to download the flyer.

Details

Start:
October 11
End:
October 13
Cost:
$25 – $60
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Website:
https://www.mbmm.org/missionworks-2018/

Organizer

Massachusetts Baptist Multicultural Ministries
Email:
mbmm@mbmm.org

Venue

Double Tree Hilton (30 minutes from Boston off RT 2)
99 Erdman Way
Leominster, MA 01453, MA 01453 United States
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Phone:
781 457 8058
Website:
http://www.mbmm.org

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