Mission & Service Day
Tuesday, October 30, 2012
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The Campus Center Greeting Hall is reserved from Tuesday from 7am-11pm. We will have tables set up for your displays and you can set up and take down as it suits your schedule (tables may be set up Monday evening). Classes start at 8 am and we will provide a light snack & drink mid-morning (breakfast/coffee is available in the dining hall, snack shop, or Common Grounds coffeehouse). Because there is no chapel on Tuesdays, we won’t have a chance for an announcement and after-chapel gathering, but we’re hoping to catch students between classes (primarily 8:50-11:40 am)
Getting to EMU!
You will find directions, options for lodging, a campus map, etc. Please feel free to contact with additional questions (540-432-4131).
This year’s Mission & Service Day Theme is Creativity. Consider sharing ways you have incorporated creativity into your mission & service opportunities. How have workers heard creative calls from God to serve? How do you use creative access for locations where you can’t do traditional mission work? In what ways have workers used creativity in the way they do their mission/service work? And more!
1. Conversations with Students (8am-4pm, Campus Center)
Enjoy informal visiting with students, faculty and staff throughout the day. We’re hoping to have at least one class attending with their assignment in hand as they meet with you.
2. Lunch Roundtable Conversations (11:30am-1pm, Dining Hall)
Choose a marked round table and join students, faculty, staff, and fellow service organization representatives for informal conversations about mission and service (i.e. What are some creative ways for you to obey Christ’s call to mission/service in your chosen vocation? Would you ever consider serving in a cross-cultural mission/service assignment? What might be some new ways to share the gospel with others, without watering down the message or being overbearing? What are some of the biggest needs in the world that you could use your gifts and abilities to help alleviate?)
(Afternoon is your choice – we’d love for you to go back to your table to be available for students who weren’t available to come in the morning)
3. Mission & Service Day Coffeehouse (9pm, Common Grounds)
Explore Creativity in Mission & Service with panelists (including Ted Swartz!) offering diverse perspectives. Snacks provided and EMU community welcome. (This is another optional activity for reps – you may have time to interact with students here but the focus will be on conversations and the panel).