Connecting Ethiopia Mission Partners in Christ

2014 Ethiopia Mission Network Conference
April 23-25, 2014
First Presbyterian Church
Ambler, Pennsylvania

Guest Speakers:  Rev. Darrell Guder, Theologian & Missiologist, Princeton Theological Seminary - website

Rev. Yonas Yigezu, Director of Mission & Theology, EECMY
Rev. Debbie Braaksma, Africa Area Coordinator, PCUSA
Rev. Michael Weller, East Africa Regional Liaison, PCUSA
Rachel Weller, East Africa Liaison Administrator & CHE Training
Rev. Sam Atiemo, African Emerging Ministries, PCUSA

As a mission network of the World Missions Division of  the Presbyterian Church, USA, the Ethiopia Mission Network seeks to:
  • Share Information, experience and wisdom
  • Make contact with all who share a common vision of partnership within the Ethiopian Evangelical Church Mekane Yesus
  • Discuss common strategies
  • Communicate face-to-face about challenges
  • Invite new participants into the network
  • Encourage and spiritually support all partners engaged in the work of mission
Conference Highlights
The 2014 Conference included presentations and discussion on the following:
  • Challenges of Being a Missional Church
  • Effective Diaspora Ministries
  • Mission and Ministries with Unreached People
  • Unreached People of Ethiopia
  • Advocacy Through the United Nations
  • Bethel Synods Update
  • EECMY Update
  • Conference Banquet with special Guest Speaker
Working &
Other Sessions

May include some or all of these
Working Sessions are small group discussions around specific topics may include:
  • Conversations with Africa Area Coordinator, PCUSA World Mission
  • Discussions on Diaspora ministries in the US
  • Conversations with Rev. Yonas Yigezu
  • Insights from East Africa Regional Liaison
  • Discussions around current land issues
  • Grief and Community
  • Bethel Synods Updates
  • Converations with Conference Guest Speakers