Mission

How does your parish engage with its surrounding community?
This one-hour webinar will provide an overview of the platform including how to search for information and how to update the information about your church or facility, and will draw on a variety of resources including stories…
How are we responding to the rapid pace of change throughout the Church and in the world around us, and how we can be proactively addressing it?
Episcopalians on Baptismal Mission is a community of individuals and groups dedicated to the mission and ministry of all the baptized in daily life. Our vision is a church that sees the Dismissal as its primary focus: where i…
The early church was caring for the poor, clothing the naked, feeding the hungry. This small (but growing) community was changing its surrounding community.
Alan Bentrup asks: "Are we taking this ancient ritual to the streets to meet people where they are, or because we think it is something that “good (or cool) churches” do?"
Using a handful of case studies from Sudanese church history, this webinar draws out lessons for evangelism and church growth and shows that by listening to the experience of our sister and brother Anglicans, we can learn mor…
By Susan Snook
Susan Snook lays out the importance of looking outwards, re-focusing our money on God’s full mission for us and allowing ourselves to “be sent” where God leads us.
This webinar explores the ways in which Episcopal identity can be honed on the forge of missional ministry.
We’ll need these precious, quiet times in the year – these times when the world around seems to hush, even for just a bit – so we can come indoors, reflect, give thanks, and look forward – this dynamic communal motion which i…
This webinar explores neighborhood-based house church ministry as one form of mission that can bring Episcopalians from established congregations into communion with others in their wider parish to witness together to the pre…
I won’t be leading any missionary journeys to Mars, but I think I am learning a thing or two about missional work from this series.
What if God is up to something big and global, but it can only be discovered through the small and local?
During the webinar, we will discuss the links between collective and servant leadership in transforming education and social outcomes.
By Rebecca Wellborn
Rebecca Wellborn writes about the significance of gathering rural church leaders and the difference it is making in communities across the Diocese of Dallas.
In 2015, Vital Posts recorded the planting of a new Episcopal congregation in Brownsburg, Indiana, just outside Indianapolis. The small seed of a congregation that Fr. Gray planted has grown to nearly 130 people of Good Samar…
As a leader in the church, I must be ready to help empower those around me to pursue God’s mission as they see it. Folks don’t need to wait for an “official” ministry or some special request. If you see a way to help someone,…
By Janice Ford
For Janice Ford and Peter Kosciusko, their commitment to the full recovery and rehabilitation of men incarcerated in the local county jail was the catalyst for the transformation of the rectory at their Episcopal Church into …