Five Marks of Mission


December 9, 2015

By: The Public Affairs Office

Samuel McDonald, Deputy Chief Operating Officer and Director of Mission, has announced that applications are now accepted for a one-year Justice and Advocacy Fellowship for poverty alleviation ministry through Asset-Based Community Development for The Domestic and Foreign Missionary Society....

March 1, 2015

Consortium of Endowed Episcopal Parishes “Connection Matters” John “I am the vine, you are the branches” 26 February 2015

The Most Rev. Katharine Jefferts Schori Presiding Bishop and Primate The Episcopal Church

I am the vine, says Jesus, and Abba is the vine-grower. We...

February 12, 2015

[Episcopal News Service] As The Episcopal Church prepares to observe World Mission Sunday on Feb. 15, the following article looks at some of the treasures of its missionary program. The purpose of World Mission Sunday is to focus on the global impact of the Baptismal Covenant’s call to “seek...

October 20, 2014

By: The Public Affairs Office

A Mission Revolution in the Church, a comprehensive video presentation by Bishop Stacy Sauls, is now available online here

Presented October 1 to the Episcopal Business Administrators Conference (EBAC) at the group’s annual gathering in New York, Bishop Sauls details the many ways that...

December 4, 2013

[Anglican Journal] General Synod’s Marks of Mission team is offering grants of $1,000 to every diocese in the Anglican Church of Canada as seed money for projects that implement any of the Anglican Communion’s Five Marks of Mission.

Each diocese needs only to select a project and send a...

June 5, 2013

By: Lifelong Formation

Have you made your mark with any of the Five Marks of Mission? Why not share your success with the rest of the church?

The Episcopal Church Office of Communication is asking you to create and share videos of local ministry and work in action as part of the Making Your Mark video...

November 5, 2012

By: Bronwyn

My earliest recollection of church buildings is triggered by the colors and smells of autumn. I remember walking to the big, red church a couple blocks from our home in Evanston, Illinois, with my tall, long-legged mother, crunching through dry oak and elm tree leaves gathered in the gutters of...

January 26, 2012

[Office of Public Affairs] Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori has issued a video message to the House of Deputies and the House of Bishops on the topic of the July General Convention.

“I want to challenge this church to look forward and outward, rather than...

June 8, 2008

The Five Marks of Mission were "considered radical when they first appeared in 1984," notes a recent issue of the Church Mission Society's Yes magazine. "Now they are effectively the official mission agenda of the Anglican Communion."

The marks "show that God's mission is bigger and...

April 26, 2007

House of Deputies President Bonnie Anderson told the recent Province II Spring Convocation that "first and most important is to remember that we are called to do God's mission in the world."


"The mission of reconciliation in the world belongs to God and we are God's vehicles...

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