4th GMCN

October 28-November 1, 2024

Global Member Care Network Conference 2024 in Nairobi, Kenya.

Where: Maanzoni Lodge, Mombasa Road, Athi River, Kenya

When: October 28-November 1, 2024, (Monday to Friday)

Theme: “Caring for the Harvest Force”


  • Suffering and Self-Care
  • Spiritual and Rational responses to Mental Health, Trauma & Healing
  • Individual, Organisational, Church and Community based Forms of Care.

Registration Link:  https://doo.net/event/152977/order

Conference Fees Early Bird:

  • The Early Bird fees until May 10, 2024 have been set to:
    • Commute rate: 180 USD
    • Shared per Person: 390 USD
    • Married Couples: 780 USD
    • Single room: 490 USD
    • (There is no online participation possible.)

Booking and Payment

  • All reservations must be made through our online booking system  https://doo.net/event/152977/order
    1. select your room of choice
    2. enter your personal details
    3. you see your payment selection page, where you can choose between  ‘PayPal / Credit Card / direct debit’ and ‘Bank transfer’.  (this payment process takes place in a separate window). 

IMPORTANT for Payment Options

  • ‘Bank transfer’:
    • Please choose this option if you transfer your payment through International Bank transfer. Once we receive your payment, we will manually change your registration status to ‘PAID’.
    • Please also choose this option if PAYPAL is blocked in your country. We will immediately get in touch with you to introduce payment options to you. We are still looking for partners in Africa and Latin America who can securely recieve and forward your payments. 
  • ‘PayPal / Credit Card / direct debit’
    • When selecting PayPal and you do not have a PayPal account, you can enter your email address and continue to pay as a guest, using a debit or credit card.
  • Payment installments are not possible.

Terms and Conditions


Translation: Spanish, French, Portuguese. Please indicate your need for translation in the application form. Main conference language will be English.

Sponsored by:

  • The Global Member Care Network (GMCN)
  • MANI Member Care Network – The Movement for African National Initiatives (MANI)

Speakers & workshops:

  • Plenary sessions and panels will be held by multiple speakers representing different nationalities and perspectives on particular Member Care topics.
  • Confirmed names and topics will be posted here in due course.


  • Bring Global Member Care practitioners together and learn from one another.
  • Learn about content and context of Member Care in Africa
  • Help develop Member Care in and from Africa.
  • Encourage the development of contextualized resources by Global South authors.
  • and more…


  • Member Care practitioners from Africa & any other nation
  • Sending agencies 
  • Sending churches
  • Mission agencies & Member Care departments
  • Missionaries & cross-cultural workers
  • anyone interested in Member Care


On behalf of  the  GMCN team

Harry Hoffmann (GMCN coordinator)

Conference Info Video

Care for African TCKs / MKs

Ethiopia for East Africa Member Care

Conference site Maanzoni Lodge