If you seFSTMLnd or receive multiple short-term mission personnel (teams or individuals), circle October 14-17 on your fall 2009 calendar. Your expertise is needed in Atlanta, GA (USA) at the networking, training and empowering conference of the Fellowship of Short-Term Mission Leaders. This four-day conference/retreat at the Lodge at Simpsonwood is a gathering of executive-level STM leaders — lay and paid — from colleges and universities, mission agencies and local churches. This year’s conference will feature Paul Borthwick and Jim Lo and will focus on the coming trends and issues affecting God’s people who are engaged in and impacted by short-term mission. Further info, including online registration, is at