Mission u


Linda Borio 
(860) 749-6727
Assistant Dean
Kim Kie  
Music leader

Juliane (Julie) LaRocca

Read their bios 



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Mission u: It’s for you

Mission u provides opportunities for persons to grow in understanding of the mission of the church in the current world context as well as initiate opportunities for spiritual and educational experiences. The time is spent in worship and in-depth study with music, prayer, sharing, exploring and much food for the body and the soul. 
Mission u is for women, men, youth, children.

2017 Mission u

This mission education experience for all ages will take place Friday to Sunday, July 21-23, 2017, at Southern New Hampshire University in Manchester, NH.

2017 Studies

Click the link to the study leaders page to read more about this year's leaders.

Spiritual Growth Study: Living as a Covenant Community led by Mimi Magee

Covenants are found in the Bible from the moment God created man and woman until the last page of Revelation.  This study examines major covenants throughout the Bible and what they reveal about God’s Character and eternal love for us.  It will enhance your understanding of how God works with us, in us, and through us.

Geographical Study: Missionary Conferences of The UMC in the U.S. led by Roberta Bragan

This study gives you the foundational understanding of how the United Methodist Church developed into the organization it is today through the lens of the three U.S. missionary conferences: The Alaska United Methodist Conference, the Red Bird Missionary Conference and the Oklahoma Indian Missionary Conference.

Youth Study: Missionary Conferences led by Michael Terrell

Children’s Study: Missionary Conferences led by Tammy Verity

Korean Spiritual Growth Study: Living as a Covenant Community (Friday and Saturday) led by Pastor Jong Wook Hong

Issue Study: Climate Justice (Saturday only) led by Elizabeth Bachelder Smith

Registration is now open


Click the button above to register online or click the link to download a paper registration form

Location and accommodations

Southern New Hampshire University is set in the outskirts of Manchester, NH, just off Route 93. The housing is in suites with shared semi-private bathrooms; handicapped accessible buildings; shuttle service between buildings; air-conditioned classrooms; cafeteria dining. Bring your own linens, pillow, towels and toiletries including a cup. Five meals are included, Friday dinner through Sunday breakfast.

Additional details will be included in the letter you will receive when you register.

Mission u is for everyone ...

... pastors, laity, families, youth and children. There are classes for both youth and children. Childcare will be available. One Continuing Education Unit (1 CEU) is offered for clergy who participate in the
entire event.

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Bring some extra cash or your checkbook! An offering is always received at Mission u. It often is designated in part to support a mission project related to the geographic or social issue. Spirit Wind, the fair trade marketing connection to Nicaragua for the New England Conference, has a display with many handmade items for sale.
The United Methodist Women have books for sale from the Reading Program.