Mission at the heart of the church, the church at the heart of mission

Interest groups

Have you ever felt isolated in your role amidst ever increasing pressures and responsibilities? Global Connections faciliates a wide variety of networks, initiatives, consultations and forums designed to provide opportunities for people with similar roles or ministries to meet up, share and encourage each other. there are also opportunities to learn from each other and external facilitators, as well as working together to improve common practice.

Each network and forum has its own distinctive style and way of working. Some concentrate on training and bringing in external facilitators, whilst others focus on developing common guidelines for good practice. The ways in which each group operates, including the topics for discussion, are determined by a small steering group of individuals from within the network.

Most networks and forums are open to staff of member agencies and churches. Many meetings have make a nominal charge to cover costs. Whatever your role in a mission agency, theological college, support agency or church, with over twenty groups to choose from, there should be something for you.

Using business and professional skills in mission
Addressing key issues affecting mission in Central Asia
Bringing CEOs together for mutual support
Addressing key issues affecting mission and the church in China
Helping agencies to communicate more effectively
CRIB is a network for evangelical Christians who are involved in all aspects of engagement with Muslims and Islam in Britain
Addressing key issues for those working with East Asian Diaspora communities in the UK
Addressing issues of mission in continental Europe
Empowering individuals and churches to reach out to people of other faiths
Raising interest and expertise in financial matters
Providing resources and networking opportunities for trustees
Providing news, resources and information for those involved in mission healthcare
Bringing together those with a Christian ministry link in the Hindu world
Improving practice among those committed to relief and development
Resourcing those involved in HR to serve people in God's mission
A forum for those entrusted with leading mission proogrammes in churches with 500+ regular participants
Bringing together people who are passionate for the growth of the Latin American church throughout the world
Caring for mission partners in the 21st century
A network for those involved in mission education across the UK
For those working to mobilise young adults into mission with a world focus
Addressing key issues affecting mission in the Muslim World
Working together to enhance short-term mission practice in the UK and beyond
Family matters in cross-cultural mission