What is Mission?

The Church of England 5 marks of mission.

To proclaim the Good News of the Kingdom

To teach, baptise and nurture new believers To respond to human need by loving service

To seek to transform unjust structures of society, to challenge violence of every kind and to pursue peace and reconciliation

To strive to safeguard the integrity of creation and sustain and renew the life of the earth

Diocese of Truro has 5 Priorities.

‘A Church that conspicuously celebrates children and young people at its heart,’ because Jesus placed a child in the centre as a model for us all;

‘A Church that unashamedly embraces an innovative pioneering culture,’ because Jesus is ‘the pioneer and perfecter of our faith’ who in his incarnation, cross and resurrection crossed every boundary;

‘A Church that is increasingly confident in its calling,’ because Jesus was wholly obedient to his Father’s will;

‘A Church that rejoices in strong, warm and mutually encouraging international links,’ because we proclaim that Jesus is Lord of all, and his Kingdom knows no boundaries;

‘A Church that rejoices in the generosity of God,’ because Jesus trusted wholly in his Father’s provision.

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