Mission

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June 24, 2009

What do you want the Episcopal Church to look like in 2019?

An eight-question survey posted online June 24 asks Episcopalians—lay and ordained—to envision the church in 10 years’ time and to prioritize the strategies toward that vision.

Do you favor a multicultural church? Is...

March 19, 2009

Saying it wanted to "jumpstart the diocese," the Episcopal Foundation of Wyoming has made a major investment in mission. The Mustard Seed Mission was formally launched on January 6—the Day of Epiphany—as checks for $12,000 were sent to each of the Diocese of Wyoming's 46 congregations. "The...

February 22, 2009

Mission is at the very heart of the church, not just something that churches add to what "we normally do," the Rev. John Kafwanka of the Anglican Communion Office's Mission and Evangelism desk told members of seven Anglican Communion provinces in the Americas gathered here February 23.

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March 26, 2008

I recently told our mission congregation of St. Francis of Assisi (San Francisco de Asís) in San Juan, Puerto Rico, that we are the small church with a big heart. I am very convinced of this. There are no "buts" in the phrase. We are not the church that is small but that has a big heart. We are...

October 1, 2005

Stories of Anglican Mission in action, by people who have overcome great odds and made a difference in both religious and secular life, were described recently by researchers engaged in the Global Anglicanism Project.

The project completes a two-year pilot study that focused on local...

May 1, 2005

The major lectionary theme of the last Sunday of the Epiphany season is the Christological mystery of the Transfiguration. While the connection to World Mission Sunday may not seem obvious, in fact the Standing Commission on World Mission deliberately chose this Sunday because of the...

January 14, 2005

Money makes the world go ‘round and puts food on the table. We talk about it, teach about it and complain about it silently or aloud. Money is one of the major ways we concretely assess and determine value. With little or no effort we use it or lose it, hoard it or squander it.

Jesus...

January 13, 2005

45 great ideas to inspire yourself and your congregation to explore global mission for the first time, or to embark on a new global mission project. Developed by World Mission Interpretation and Networks, these various suggestions include simple tips and fun projects for all ages. Create a "...

January 13, 2005

For those of you who are or who want to be engaged in further in-depth study of global mission within the context of Anglican/Episcopal theology, history and pastoral practice, this resource is especially for you! Suggestions include publications dealing with general world mission...

January 10, 2005

AS DIOCESAN CONVENTIONS start in force this month, we have an excellent chance to show our common commitment to the amazing treasure of the Anglican Communion. I suggest we demonstrate that commitment not with words, but action, action that will change hearts and lives.

We've already...

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