What do you hope the Episcopal Church will look like in 2050?
Editor's Letter January 2023
By Charis Bhagianathan
As we journey into 2023 together, at ECF we wanted to start the year by asking – “What do you hope the Episcopal Church will look like in 2050?” In response, we received comments, blogs, articles, videos, even an illustration! This issue and the next is dedicated to our collective and hopeful dream for the future of our beloved Church.
By Ranjit K. Mathews
What is your most radical dream for our church? In Embodying Hope, Ranjit Mathews describes his vision for the church for the future – one that looks, feels and truly is a sacred, inclusive, welcoming home for all.
God is doing a New Thing
By Alicia Hager
In God is doing a New Thing, Alicia Hager shares instances of hope springing forth in ministries around her, reminding us that God is always at work, even if it seems like we are in the wilderness.
How to See the Church of the Future Today
By Lorenzo Lebrija
What does a certified futurist believe about the future of our church? In How to See the Church of the Future Today, Lorenzo Lebrija reveals how to think like a futurist – focusing on drivers and signals of change.
The Church in 2050
By Jay Sidebotham
Our gift to you this new year, is a wonderful illustration from Jay Sidebotham – The Church in 2050 – for you to ponder, laugh and hope.