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1 Mission Statements of Consortium Member Parishes California St. James, Los Angeles: Our mission is to enable individuals to discern and carry out their ministries as Christians. Our goal is to become, through our worship and music, our educational programs and our service to those in need, a model company of faithful people who both honor their varied cultural traditions and actively share in building the family of Christ. Colorado St. John s Cathedral, Denver: To know Christ and to make Christ known. Connecticut St. Mark s, New Canaan: A Community of Faith, Hope and Love St. James, New London is called to serve God, Christ and the community of greater New London. Christ and Holy Trinity, Westport: We are disciples of Christ, following his commandment to love and worship God above all, and to love and serve our neighbors as ourselves. Delaware Immanuel Highlands, Wilmington is an Episcopal Church with a richly diverse and caring congregation, dedicated to getting to know God and Christ through the Eucharist, and through each other. We are called to know God and make God known; support one another in our life in Christ, and to serve Christ in all people. Florida Christ Church, Ponte Vedra Beach: God is radiantly present in the world, in our community and in our church. In joyful response to God's call, Christ Church faithfully reaches out in worship, study, and service. St. Boniface, Sarasota: The mission of Saint Boniface is to continue Christ's Ministry in the world through worship, teaching, healing and service Georgia St. James, Marietta: The mission statement of Saint James' Episcopal Church is to be an inclusive body of faith in the Anglican Tradition, offering everyone spiritual nourishment and growth, and making a difference in our community and the world. Illinois St. James Cathedral, Chicago: St. James is a community of evangelists, called to proclaim the transforming love of God in Christ through worship, spiritual formation, outreach, social action, and radical, outrageous hospitality. St. Paul s Parish, Riverside: St. Paul s Parish mission is evangelization, that is, the life-long process of helping people grow into their God-given ministry. St. Paul s does this by being a Catholic religious community centered in the Eucharist, providing educational and spiritual development and ongoing support so that people, through their unique ministries, can in turn reach out to others. Holy Spirit, Lake Forest: The mission of The Church of the Holy Spirit is to restore all people to unity with God and each other in Christ as witnessed through worship, service, and mutual love.

2 Indiana Christ Church Cathedral, Indy: As servants of the Risen Christ, we are called to invite all people to the foot of the cross so that together we may live the grace of the Resurrection. Trinity, Indy: God calls Trinity Episcopal Church to be a living witness to Christ's Grace and the power of the Holy Spirit as we: Pray and worship; Nourish our parish community; Seek and serve our neighbor; Proclaim God's love for everyone--in the name of Jesus our Lord. Kentucky St. James, Pewee Valley: Building the Future on a Foundation of Tradition. Louisana Trinity, New Orleans: Acting in God s love, Trinity Church welcomes everyone to enthusiastically live the Christian faith. We call our members to worship and prayer, lifelong education, spiritual growth, cheerful giving, and active ministries within our communities. All members serve as witnesses to Jesus Christ. Maryland All Hallows, Birdsville: Our Mission at All Hallows' is to worship God through Jesus Christ,welcoming all people into fellowship and, together, becoming a community of disciples who practice the Great Commandments, loving the Lord our God and loving our neighbors as ourselves, and living out the Great Commission, making disciples of all and teaching them to keep Christ's Commandments. We are engaged in a lifelong Christian journey to love and serve the Lord by discovering our gifts and callings and by growing through the spiritual disciplines. Christ Church, Rockville Vision Statement: +We are a community in Christ, sharing God s abundance and grace. +We seek God s forgiveness, for we suffer from the sins of pride, jealousy, and envy. +We seek to personify the grace and love of Christ by understanding and responding to the needs of our congregation and community and by eliminating the prejudice and fear of change that create divisions among us. +We trust in God s compassion and healing as we acknowledge that our unfulfilled lives and broken relationships paralyze and discourage us. +We spread the good news of Jesus promise of salvation. +Our common need for community and connection compels us to embrace diversity and welcome all people into our community of faith. +We are called to glorify God and to serve others. Michigan St. James, Birmingham: As a community of believers in Jesus Christ, we seek to fulfill our Baptismal Covenant. We believe that God calls us to provide for the spiritual needs of all people. We strive for lifelong Christian growth through worship, education, fellowship, outreach, stewardship and witness. The mission of Christ Church Grosse Pointe is to bring God and people together to know and live the Good News of Jesus Christ. Minnesota St. Mark's Episcopal Cathedral, Minneapolis: is a welcoming faith community called by God to peace and reconciliation through inspiring worship, spiritual growth, passionate hospitality and service to others in the love of Jesus Christ.

3 Missouri St. Michael & St. George, St. Louis: The project of our parish is the continuity of Christ across two-thousand years: The continuity of his mercy, the continuity of his love, and the continuity of his victory over death and sin. St. Peter s, Ladue: We are a Christian community dedicated to knowing and serving God by: Providing a haven for worship, education, spiritual nourishment, and fellowship; sharing our time, talents and resources with the broader community; and building trust and understanding among all people. New Jersey Trinity and St. Philip s Cathedral, Newark: We believe in and serve God. We are committed to building our community, embracing diversity and fostering change through spiritual growth, hospitality, education and outreach. We stand as a beacon of light and hope to Newark and the greater community. Christ Church, Short Hills: To be a center of Christian faith in the Episcopal tradition through ongoing worship and pastoral care; to provide educational opportunities for children and adults to grow in their faith through reflection on Scripture, reason and the tradition of the Church; and to meet the ever changing challenges and needs of the community, the diocese and the world through our outreach and prayers. St. Peter s, Morristown: It is our hope that you will find here a place of beauty, refreshment, and peace; a safe haven amidst the frenzy of life. We hope that you will often experience here some sense of the spaciousness and hospitality of a God who loves each of us more than we could ever ask or imagine. We hope that you will join us in the journey toward justice and peace as we strive to respect the dignity of every human being. We invite you to enter into the richness and diversity of our life together at St. Peter s. We pray that, in your engagement with this exciting parish community in its vast range of programs and ministries, your heart and imagination will be filled and stirred, so that your own witness to the love of God might be radiant and bold. St. Paul s, Westfield: St. Paul's is a community of faith. We serve Jesus Christ through worship, prayer, study, and service in the tradition of the Episcopal church in the Anglican Communion. We warmly welcome all persons to join with us in Christian worship and fellowship. Grace, Madison: The purpose of Grace Church is: To worship and serve God, To welcome all those who seek a Christian community to worship and serve God with us; To minister to the needs of the congregation, the greater community and the world, demonstrating Christ s love for all people; To strengthen the faith and assure the continued vitality of our parish. We will accomplish this by: Meeting the spiritual and social needs of our congregation through excellence in worship and parish programs; Opening our doors to others by providing a variety of worship, spiritual formation and social activities as well as physical access to those activities; Increasing our contribution to outreach ministries annually with the goal of moving ever closer to the ideal of devoting one-half of our income to needs outside the parish Reaching out to our community to attract and retain new members and revitalize inactive parishioners Maintaining and improving our physical resources for the long-term benefit of the parish Focusing on building our financial and other resources in order to increase our capacity for growth in outreach and other programs.

4 New York Trinity Memorial, Binghamton: In response to Christ s call to go into the world, we commit ourselves to nourish and strengthen our faith, to serve Christ and, through our actions, inspire others. St. Michael s, New York City: The mission of St. Michael's Church is to witness, through its worship, ministries and community activities, to the spirit, teachings and love of Christ; to offer strength and love to each other; and to reach out and draw others into our diverse parish family. North Carolina Chapel of the Cross Chapel Hill: We are called to: worship the Lord in the beauty of holiness; learn and teach the Christian faith; love one another; strive for justice and peace among all people; care for those in need; share our many blessings; and do all with truly thankful hearts in the name of Jesus. Ohio Christ Cathedral, Cincinnati: We recognize that we have an important role to play in the future of our community, the Episcopal Diocese of Southern Ohio and the American Church. Key to our ministry is the fostering of the faith of Jesus Christ among a diverse membership. As a Cathedral, we serve as a source of strength for the entire Diocese by providing an enhanced place for worship, a welcoming church home-away-from-home, and a resource for Diocesan and community spiritual needs. We also serve as a Center of Reconciliation to build healing relationships among peoples of all races and creeds. St. Paul's, Cleveland Heights is a living, evolving community of Christian people.who worship together according to the Anglican tradition. We seek to know God and God's will for us; to care.for each other; and to support each other in.the exercise of our ministries among our.neighbors and in the wider world Pennsylvania Calvary, Pittsburgh: Calvary is a community that strives to: Welcome all in the name of Christ; Worship God in the beauty of holiness; Offer spiritual refreshment and nurture; Challenge all to a committed and active expression of their faith in Jesus Christ through: Word and Sacrament, Teaching and Learning, Stewardship and Service. Saint James, Lancaster: is comprised of approximately 1200 parishioners who use their time, talent, and treasure as they strive to "Make the love of God real every day" through their work in our parish, community, and world. Rhode Island St. John s, Barrington: The Mission of St. John's Church is to be a community of Christians committed to the care, nourishment and spiritual growth of all. Texas St. David's, Austin is a diverse worshipping community of believers unified in Jesus Christ and empowered by the Holy Spirit to receive and share God's love, hope, joy, vitality, and vision as we serve others. St. Francis, Houston: Within the Body of Christ, the St. Francis Community is committed to nurturing the spiritual, educational and physical development of all of God s people. Trinity, Longview is driven by Faith to: Glorify God through Worship, Reflect Christ's Love, and Grow & Serve through the Power of the Holy Spirit. Saint Michael and All Angels, Dallas: Our mission is to build the Kingdom of God through the power of Almighty God, the love of Jesus Christ, and the inspiration of the Holy Spirit. We

5 believe that our Mission is best realized through faithfulness and excellence in Worship, Pastoral Care, Christian Education, Outreach, Evangelism and Parish Administration Virginia Christ Church, Alexandria: Christ Church embodies God's unbounded love by embracing, liberating, and empowering people, whoever they are and wherever they find themselves on their journeys of faith. Christ and St. Luke's, Norfolk: Our mission is to share with all persons the worship, teaching, and joy of our Lord as our heritage knows them, and through our witness to bring others to love and serve Him. Our ministry is to reach out to all in need of care, nurture, and healing. St. Paul s, Richmond Vision Satement: St. Paul s, a welcoming, growing church in downtown Richmond, seeks to positively change lives in the world around us by: Celebrating God s love through inspiring liturgy, preaching and music Connecting with God and each other through prayer; Building faith and equipping our lives through Christian Education; Reaching out and serving the needs of our broader community; Nurturing vital youth and children s ministries; Seeking our potential through growth and stewardship of God s gifts to us; Affirming, support and caring for each other; Sharing our parish community with others. Our diversity is both our strength and our challenge. Together we share laughter, fellowship and joy. Washington St. Mark's Episcopal Cathedral, Seattle, as the Cathedral for the Diocese of Olympia, seeks to be a place in which the living God is encountered by all persons, and boldly to proclaim the reconciling Gospel of Jesus Christ to the people of the Northwest. Trinity, Seattle: We invite you to share in the Church's pilgrimage: to follow Christ. Join us in worshipping God in the fellowship of the Church. Share with us in witnessing God's love in Christ and in working, praying, and giving for the increase of Christ's Kingdom.

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