Our call, corporately as Church and individually as disciples, is to follow the example of Jesus and to witness to the world what the world can be: a just society, a caring society, where every person has their place, and where all people live in harmony. Our worship and our encounter with the Holy God is about transforming this world. This is mission!
Mission is not a task assigned to a few chosen representatives, but a task for the whole Church, since the Church, as the body of Christ in the world, represents to the world what Christ is. True Christian mission happens when people work together with God make the world whole, with the help of the Holy Spirit. So we invite you to reflect, talk and pray with us this Lent.
During Lent, our sermon series and our discussion groups after Mass are going to get us talking about how we, at Old Saint Paul’s, are called to be involved in God’s mission.
Our sermons will be structured around the Anglican Communion’s Five Marks of Mission: