World Mission Sunday

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November 4, 2007

"Extending God's Grace to Everyone, Everywhere" will be the theme of World Mission Sunday 2008, to be observed on February 3. Based on 2 Corinthians 4:15, "Yes, everything is for your sake, so that grace, as it extends to more and more people, may increase thanksgiving, to the glory of God,"...

January 21, 2007

World Mission Sunday 2007 will be observed on February 18 and will celebrate the ministry of young people in global mission with the theme "Proclaim God's Wondrous Deeds." Through Young Adult Service Corps (YASC), mission trips, pilgrimages, and other mission efforts, young Episcopalians in the...

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...

January 4, 2005

January, 2005

Dear friends in Christ:

Mission takes money! That is not news to you, of course. Mission definitely requires a lot of prayer, patience, and perseverance. It requires people who seek always to be in right relationship with God and each other...

January 15, 2004

Exodus 34:29-35 Psalm 99 1 Corinthians 12:27-13:13 Luke 9:28-36

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...

January 9, 2004

Scripture for the Journey World Mission Sunday 2004

Transformation is the theme of World Mission Sunday this year. Transformation is a key word in the vision of the Standing Commission on World Mission, presented to the General Convention last summer and published as Companions...

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