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…
It is also important that the growth of congregations be not only numerical but also spiritual.
What the Church does (or should do) is all missional. But I think too often we forget that.
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…
Reflection on the second annual Missional Voices National Gathering.
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.
You can always find the divine at work in this life if you open your heart and soul to the stories that lurk beneath the often over-produced surface.
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 …
By Susan Kleinwechter
Some churches lean on their visioning statements to drive them toward community partnerships. In “Pasture to Partnerships” Susan Kleinwechter shares how a community partnership not only helped with maintenance of St. Martin-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.
At what point do we stop dreaming about what we can be and do?
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…
This webinar explores the ways in which Episcopal identity can be honed on the forge of missional ministry.
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 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…
During the webinar, we will discuss the links between collective and servant leadership in transforming education and social outcomes.
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?