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Council for Mission publishes ‘Radiant Faith’

Council for Mission publishes ‘Radiant Faith’

Radiant Faith: Living out the Five Marks of Mission has been produced by the Church of Ireland Council for Mission with contributions from all 12 dioceses. The Five Marks of Mission express the Anglican Communion’s common commitment to an understanding of God’s mission:

1. Tell – to proclaim the Good News of the Kingdom

2. Teach – to teach, baptise and nurture new believers

3. Tend – to respond to human need by loving service

4. Transform – to transform unjust structures of society, to challenge violence of every kind and pursue peace and reconciliation

5. Treasure – to strive to safeguard the integrity of creation, and sustain and renew the life of the earth

The booklet is available here.

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The Council for Mission’s objectives are to:
  • stimulate within the Church of Ireland a sense of the priority and urgency of mission;
  • advocate the equality and complementary nature of mission at home and throughout the world;
  • maintain close relationships with other bodies concerned with mission and in particular with Diocesan Boards of Mission, the Association of Mission Societies, and mission and overseas development agencies;
  • promote effective models of mission and evangelism;
  • encourage programmes of renewal;
  • initiate and encourage enterprises which will further the mission of the Church;
  • allocate funds from St Patrick’s Memorial Fund and other funds at its disposal;
  • foster interest in members of the Church of Ireland serving in other parts of the world;
  • facilitate mission interchange visits to and from Ireland; and
  • encourage reflection on the theology of mission.

The Council reports annually to the Church of Ireland’s General Synod.

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