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…
At what point do we stop dreaming about what we can be and do?
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.
Reflection on the second annual Missional Voices National Gathering.
What the Church does (or should do) is all missional. But I think too often we forget that.
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…
It is also important that the growth of congregations be not only numerical but also spiritual.
During the webinar, we will discuss the links between collective and servant leadership in transforming education and social outcomes.
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…
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.
What if God is up to something big and global, but it can only be discovered through the small and local?
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.
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 …
The early church was caring for the poor, clothing the naked, feeding the hungry. This small (but growing) community was changing its surrounding community.
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.
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…