ELCA Summer Missionary Conference

Roots of Accompaniment

Welcome to the 2013 SMC blog

Posted on July 11, 2012 by Paul Edison-Swift

Welcome to the 2013 Summer Missionary Conference digital discussion. If you’d like to jump to the video post for a particular plenary session, you may use the menu on the left. To comment on a theme, use the comment link below the appropriate post. If you have a question for a presenter, even prior to a session, please use the comment feature and we’ll be sure to convey your contribution.

Questions? Contact mary.campbell@elca.org.

2013 SMC – Sermon Introduction to the Theme

Posted on July 23, 2013 by Paul Edison-Swift

Sermon by the Rev. Rafael Malpica Padilla on Tuesday, July 23, 2013.

A Story About Our Origin:  Sermon 2013 SMC.pdf

2013 Theme I: Origin Narrative

Posted on June 14, 2013 by Paul Edison-Swift

The 2013 SMC Theme I presentation on “Origin Narrative,” by Carmelo Santos, took place on Tuesday, July 23, 2013, 1:15 pm – 3:30 pm.
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2013 Theme II: Destination Narrative

Posted on June 14, 2013 by Paul Edison-Swift

The 2013 SMC Theme II presentation on “Destination Narrative,” by Barbara Rossing, took place on Wednesday, July 24, 2013, 8:30 am – 10:15 am.

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2013 Theme III: Accompaniment Narrative

Posted on June 14, 2013 by Paul Edison-Swift

The 2013 SMC Theme III presentation on “Accompaniment Narrative” took place on Thursday, July 25, 2013, at 8:45 am Central.

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2013 SMC Accompaniment Narrative Discussion Summary

Posted on June 14, 2013 by Paul Edison-Swift

The attached document summarizes small group responses to these questions:

  • What “aha!” Moment have you experienced over the last two days that influences your understanding of accompaniment?
  • Do origin/destination narratives impact accompaniment? If so, how?
  • What changes for you now in your praxis?

Click to download the 2013 Accompaniment Narrative Discussion Summary

Update on Missionary Sponsorship to Global Church Sponsorship

Posted on June 13, 2013 by Paul Edison-Swift

Download a PowerPoint presentation and group notes regarding the change from Missionary Sponsorship to Global Church Sponsorship.

2013-07-24 Sponsorship at SMC

2013 small group discussion