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GLOBAL MISSION FEST MAY 2-,6, 2018

EVERYDAY MISSIONS: GOD’S PLAN FOR ORDINARY CHRISTIANS


Andrew Scott Global Missions Preacher Andrew Scott is the author of “Scatter” and President and CEO of Operation Mobilization USA. A native of Northern Ireland, Andrew has served in over 52 countries. In his speaking and writing he sounds a call for a new era of missions, one that uses the global marketplace for global growth and sees every Christian….engineer, baker, pastor, or other, as God’s global image bearer.

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MISSION FEST Saturday, May 5 | Oak Brook 5:00 p.m. | Contemporary Sunday, May 6 | Oak Brook 9:00 a.m. | Classic 9:00 a.m. | Contemporary 10:45 a.m. | Classic 10:45 a.m. | Contemporary Sunday, May 6 | Downers Grove 10:45 a.m. | Contemporary

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M EE T A M IS S IO NARY HO ME DINNER Host a Missionary Home Dinner Thursday, May 3 or Saturday, May 5 We have a wonderful group of mission partners coming for Mission Fest this year. Please consider hosting a dinner in your home for one them. It is a wonderful experience for both you and the guest. All you need to do is provide a simple meal which you may organize in whatever way works best for you. The Missions Office will assign missionaries to the Home Dinner. Attend a Missionary Home Dinner Thursday, May 3 or Saturday, May 5 Looking to learn more about a specific mission partner? Receive a more one-on-one experience at one of several home dinners hosted by members of the congregation. Ask questions, pray with, and hear more about their individual stories. Reservations required. Contact: Rebecca Wells | rebeccawells1@comcast.net | 630.333.3487

S PE CIAL G L OB AL M ISSIO N DINNER The Africa Initiative Friday, May 4 | 6:30 – 9:00 p.m. | Fellowship Hall Join us for this special event and hear stories about the many lives that are being impacted at two of the mission schools with which we partner. Hear firsthand testimonies from church members who have been there. Our mission partners, Paul and Leah Manyara, and Dotun Modupe, will bring us up-to-date on all our various projects. We will also enjoy a delicious African meal provided by the Christ Church Food Service Ministry. Cost: $10 | Registration: cc-ob.org/gmfdinner or visit the Serve desk in the Commons on Sunday morning. Contact: Eileen Hoban | ehoban@cc-ob.org | 630.321.6769

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S PE CIAL EV E NT Family Mission Adventure Saturday, May 5 | 3:30 – 5:00 p.m. Come experience an interactive program designed to give children ages four and up and their parents a deeper understanding of what a missionary does and how we can pray for them. Mission partners from Kenya, Tanzania, and Romania will be present to share their stories about God’s heart for the world and His love for children everywhere. The event includes a simple family dinner in the Student Center. Cost: Free | Childcare will be provided for ages 4 and under. Register: cc-ob.org/familymissionadventure Contact: Shari Knutson | sknutson@cc-ob.org 630.321.6772 Mission Speakers At The Greenhouse Thursday, May 3 | 10:00 a.m. | Fellowship Hall The congregation is invited to join the Greenhouse as we learn more about “What in the World is God Doing?” in the far corners of the globe. Three mission partners will each give a 30 minute presentation followed by a time of Q and A. This is a great way to get better acquainted with a missionary and to expand your understanding of our call to reach the nations with the Love of Jesus Christ. Registration is required for the lunch ($10). Reservations are recommended for the program. Register: cc-ob.org/adults Contact: Eileen Johnson | ejohnson@cc-ob.org | 630.321.6770 Mission Partner Displays Stop by the Commons all weekend-long to meet with one of the many global partners who are visiting with us. Learn more about how each partner is answering God’s call to serve Him and discover ways you can be more deeply committed to taking a next step with Global Missions.

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SCOTT BRESLIN Operation Mobilization ____ Sweden

CARLOS CALDERON Partners International ____ USA

JENNIFER CRAMER Stephen’s Children ____ Egypt

BRIAN ELLING Mission India ____ USA

HEATHER FARRELL Commission To Every Nation (CTEN) ____ Honduras

CHRIS & DANA HARDY SIM ____ Southwest Asia

HAMID HATAMI Iran Alive Ministries ____ USA

ED & JAN KOTYNSKI Wycliffe Bible Translators ____ USA

DON LEONARD Wycliffe Bible Translators / Project Video ____ USA

JOHN KAMPERSCHROER Fuller ____ Seminary USA MARY LEDERLEITNER Faith & Learning International ____ USA MIHAI & TAMMY LUNDELL OC International ____ Romania

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PAUL & LEAH MANYARA AIM International ____ Kenya

DOTUN MODUPE Bright Hope International ____ Kenya

JEAN BAPTISTE MUGARURA Youth for Christ ____ Rwanda

KELLIE O’BRIEN O’Brien School for the Maasai ____ Tanzania

EMMANUEL & BLESSING OGUNYEMI Life Builders Ministries ____ Nigeria

J. BARBOSA OLIVEIRA OC ____International USA

JEREMY & CHRISTY OTTEN WorldVenture ____ Belgium

JIM & SANDY RENDEL SIM ____ USA

LORENA RUSOVAN Missio Link International ____ Romania

JIM SAMLAND CRU ____ Hungary

RICHARD & URSULA WAGNER AMFA Foundation ____ South Africa

DANIEL WISEMAN Haggai ____ International USA

FORREST & WANDA ZANDER Wycliffe Bible Translators ____ USA

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WEDNESDAY, MAY 2 Mission Partners Orientation & Dinner | 4:00 p.m.

THURSDAY, MAY 3 Pray With Our Mission Partners 9:00 – 9:30 a.m. | Room 264 Congregation invited | No sign-up required The Greenhouse - What In The World Is God Doing? 9:30 a.m. Coffee | 10:00 a.m. Program | Fellowship Hall Join The Greenhouse and be inspired by three of our mission partners who will each speak for 30 minutes about what God is doing in their corner of world. A lunch will follow. Contact Eileen Johnson at ejohnson@ cc-ob.org for lunch reservations. No registration is required to attend the program. Meet A Missionary Home Dinners 6:30 – 9:00 p.m. | Reservation required

FRIDAY, MAY 4 Pray With Our Mission Partners 9:00 – 9:30 a.m. | Room 264 Congregation invited. | No sign-up required Global Mission Dinner 6:30 – 9:00 p.m. | Fellowship Hall Reservation required

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SATURDAY, MAY 5 Pray With Our Mission Partners 10:00 – 10:30 a.m. | Room 264 Congregation invited | No sign-up required Family Mission Adventure 3:30 – 5:00 p.m. Designed for children ages four and up and their families. Contemporary Worship Service 5:00 – 6:00 p.m. | Fellowship Hall Meet A Missionary Home Dinners 6:30 – 9:00 p.m. | Reservation required

SUNDAY, MAY 6 Mission Partner Displays Open 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. | Commons Pathfinders | 9:00 a.m. | Room 261-262 Ed and Jan Kotynski | Wycliffe Bible Translators OASIS | 10:45 a.m. | Mosaic Room | Room 152 Hamid Hatami | Iran Alive Ministries Sunday Forum | 10:45 a.m. | Room 261-262 Mihai and Tammy Lundell | OC International

For more details on Global Mission Fest Visit cc-ob.org/globalmissionfest, or contact Eileen Hoban | ehoban@cc-ob.org | 630.321.6769

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Our Global Mission Partners invite you to join them in the great adventure of reaching the world for Christ. There are still 2.8 billion people on planet Earth waiting to hear about Jesus Christ for the very ďŹ rst time. Please join us in praying for all who have yet to hear the life saving message of Jesus!

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