Following the Cuddesdon Resource hub Sr. Anita Cook, CSC, reflected on encouraging genuine conversation across difference out of her experience in community. The Community of Sisters of the Church is an Anglican religious international community with four provinces: Australia, Canada, Solomon Islands and the UK. The sisters live in community 24/7. Out of this experience in community Sr. Anita draws out practical tools for the ongoing discussions by people coming from different places and view points across the Communion. Read more
In this extract from his 2011 book Saving Power: The Mission of God and the Anglican Communion former General Secretary of USPG (now Us) Bishop Michael Doe reflects on mission and unity.
THE MISSIO DEI (1)
The “Missio Dei” or “Mission of God” is God’s self-revelation as the One who loves the world and is actively involved in and with the world, it embraces both church and world, and the church is privileged to be called to participate in God’s mission. Or in the words of the last century’s great missiologist, David Bosch: “To participate in mission is to participate in the movement of God’s love toward people, since God is a fountain of sending love”.(2) Read more