June 15 2018
A new summer tradition from One Mission Society will begin on June 30 at 8 a.m. in Freedom Park in Greenwood, Indiana. The Freedom Park 5K Run is for anyone from an experienced runner and wants to set their PR, to someone who wants the challenge of finishing their first 5K run, to those who prefer walking for exercise or to support a good cause.
This timed event features a smooth, flat course that creates an amazing opportunity for a new family tradition in Greenwood that highlights the growth of this vibrant community. Benefiting One Mission Society’s The Word Brings Life ministry project (www.onemissionsociety.org/give/word-brings-life), the OMS Freedom Park Run will raise funds for OMS’ Bridge to Reading literacy ministry, OMS English camps, and other projects that reach diaspora populations learning English as a second language.
Whether you want to add to your medal or t-shirt collection, or just want to have a fun time, this new event is designed for you. To learn more information or to register for this inaugural event, go to oms.run. Then, share this opportunity with your friends and family!
February 6 2018
The beginning of One Mission Society more than 117 years ago is a remarkable story of God’s divine appointments. In 1901, God laid the foundation of OMS for a worldwide ministry of evangelism, church planting, and leadership training through the providential meeting of Charles and Lettie Cowman and Juji Nakada at a missions convention at Moody Church.
Sitting next to one another, Juji shared the plight of the 57 million Japanese souls waiting to hear about Jesus. Juji’s words gripped Charles’ heart deeply. He later wrote, “I made an unreserved, unconditional, cheerful, and eternal surrender of myself to God.”
More than a century later, OMS continues to offer opportunities for people, just like Charles, to learn more about world missions.
This June, One Mission Society invites you to the OMS Illuminate 2018 international missions conference. This four-day event is your opportunity to dive into the world of missions! Whether you desire to reach people across the globe or in your own backyard, Illuminate 2018 will help you discover your role in fulfilling the Great Commission.
Activities include engaging, top-notch speakers; attending your choice of a variety of breakout sessions on topics ranging from preventing human trafficking to steps to sharing your faith; worship times; optional participation in a 5K walk/run, benefitting an OMS ministry; and times of fellowship to connect on a deeper, more personal level. And if you have children, we offer a dynamic program for them as well, including six exciting sessions of energy-filled music, Scripture memory (ESV), power challenges, imaginative crafts, Bible stories, and lessons on missions to grow their missionary hearts.
So, if you are someone interested in learning more about missions, plan now to attend Illuminate 2018 from June 27-30, 2018, at Community Church of Greenwood.