One of the key commitments of ECO Global Engagement is to identify, share, and create resources to help churches engage more meaningfully in global mission.
Welcoming Refugees: A New Opportunity to Get Your Church Involved – Global Enagement Webinar
The State Department has launched an exciting new program ‘Welcome Corps’ where individuals can sponsor refugees to come to the US. This is an incredibly exciting opportunity to practice the Kingdom gift of hospitality and to welcome some of the world’s most vulnerable into your community. Listen to this webinar to learn about this new opportunity in welcoming refugees.
Global Engagement Podcast Episode
Listen in as Jen Haddox, Director of Global Engagement talks with Tom Boone about mission in difficult places. Tom shares about his call to mission ministry, and about his recent visits to come alongside Ukrainian relief efforts and supporting the church in Pakistan.
Tom Boone is Associate Director for Mission with The Outreach Foundation, one of ECO’s partner organizations.
Learn more: theoutreachfoundation.org
Re-igniting Short Term Mission – Global Engagement Webinar
There are new opportunities and challenges for short-term mission as global travel resumes. One thing we’ve leaned during the pandemic is that we *can* do things differently! So, let’s not just go back to the ways we did short term mission before! Let’s implement some of the things we’ve learned in this forced pause. If you missed participating in the webinar, check out the recording and pick up some helpful insights for re-igniting short-term mission at your church.
ECO Mission Leaders and Partner Organizations collaborated to create a helpful guide to start or strengthen ministry to international students, refugees, and immigrants in your community.
Global Engagement Video Series and Discussion Guide
Check out the Best Practices for Mission Teams video-based course. Local churches are the primary agents of God’s mission in the world. Equipping mission leaders in your church catalyzes growing mission engagement in your community and the global community.
This video-based small group study is designed to help your church’s mission team/committee explore best practices for leading your church in mission.
Mission Resource Packet for Churches
The Mission Resource Packet for Churches is a google doc that you can browse, download, or print. It contains:
- Evaluating Mission Opportunities: Resources and FAQs
- Engaging Your Church in Mission: Resources and FAQs
- Short Term Mission: Resources and FAQs
- Mission Booklist
Global Engagement News
We have multiple ways to stay updated all Global Engagement news within ECO. We post new updates and stores on the Blog as well as send out a monthly Global Engagement newsletter.
Read the most recent Global Engagement Connection newsletter or subscribe to the monthly e-newsletter.
Contribute to ECO Global Engagement
Would you like to share a mission resource? Would you like to tell the story about your global engagement? We invite you to share your best practices, resources you have found or created, and tell the story of your global engagement.
Please fill out the Global Engagement Sharing form to submit a resource or story. The Director of Global Engagement reviews submissions and schedules them for posting at her discretion.