Committed to the Great Commission

North Central Region

April 5, 2014 Conference
Trinity Evangelical Divinity School (Deerfield, IL)
8:00am - 4:45pm
National Theme: Diaspora Missiology

Thanks to everyone who made this year a great conference. About 250 attended, with almost 45 presentations being made on our four track topics.  We hope you will join us for further "Disaspora Missiology" discussions at our national meeting in Atlanta, GA on Sept 25-27.

Be watching this site for information about our 2015 Conference on "Controversies in Missions."

Conference Schedule

Track 1: Diaspora Missiology

This year's theme on "Diaspora Missiology" and will be examined through at least four lenses: immigration, urbanization, exploitation and globalization. 

Track 2: Historical Issues in Missions

Papers will examine a variety of mission topics from an historical perspective

Track 3: Orality and Missions

Papers will address issues of orality/literacy in missions, assess the current field, and develop strategy for application

Track 4: Missiological Reflections on 21st Century Missions Strategy

Papers will reflect critically on a vareity of mission strategies (e.g., short-term missions, church planting, microfinance/business as mission, reaching urban poor, medical missions, etc.)

 Pecha Kucha Competition

This year we will again be hosting a "Pecha Kucha" competition for undergraduate students. The competition will take place on the evening of Friday, April 4, 2014.  Chicago deep-dish pizza will be provided.  Top presenters from the competition will be invited to present on Saturday during the regional meeting.  Click here for more information.  To register your students, contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

EMS Publicity Poster

Please feel free to post this flyer at your school, organization or church, or to pass it out to students, colleagues, and missions-minded people.


Online Registration  Click on this link or use the QR code below to fill out an electronic form and pay with a credit card on a secure site.

Individual Registration  Fill out and submit this registration form  with check to the address on the form. 
Note: If you are renewing or subscribing for the first time for EMS Membership, please fill out both pages in their entirety.

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Note: Each registrant that is requesting EMS Membership must fill out and submit a separate EMS Application

Travel Information

North Central Vice President

Dr. Rochelle L. Scheuermann
Director and Assistant Professor of Intercultural Studies
Lincoln Christian University