* N.B. MissieNederland maakt deel uit van het bestuur van de EEMA en is mede-organisator van deze conferentie.
Mission to, through, with and from the diaspora church in Europe
This year's European Evangelical Mission Association's conference will be investigating the phenomen of diaspora churches in Europe - whether they are planted by ethnic Europeans migrating within the continent or by people originating in other continents - and asking how these churches navigate between becoming assimilated by the host culture, remaining isolated outposts of their culture of origin or endeavour to develop a 'kingdom' culture that transcends both.
John Baxter-Brown, one of our speakers, writes:
The intention is to use this conference to kick-start a process for the next three to five years to explore the issue in more depth, listening to diaspora voices, learning from the people involved, and seeking to find constructive ways to facilitate both greater engagement between diaspora churches and European indigenous churches and to promote greater partnership in mission.
We hope hope to achieve several outcomes from the conference:
Our speakers will include Tayo Arikawe (London City Mission), John Baxter Brown (Global Connections), Usha Reifsnider (Oxford Centre for Mission Studies) and Alex Vlasin (University of Bucharest).
Venue: Hotel Benczur, Budapest
Cost: €260 (single room); €215 (twin)
To book your space please click HERE