"Hi Susan, Long time no write on your page here. JuanJo and I are finishing our Lenten supper and checking out our contacts. We just want to say to you that we love you and you are in our prayers during this Lenten Season as is the whole of El Santo…"
Your Anglican Church Body Affiliation (CofE, TEC, AMiA...) - Leave blank if not applicable
la mision el santo nino jesus
Your Anglican 'Species'
Your 'Day Job'
La Vicaria con los feligreses de La Mision el Santo Nino Jesus (Episcopal), St Paul, MN
What you do for fun and re-creation?
Travel! Learn Spanish. Read. Friends and family. Google. Swimming in the summer sun.
Movies. Participating in "Circles of Trust" with people who care enough to listen and tell me the truth
What do you see as some of the biggest challenges facing Anglicans today?
Taking time to listen, understand and respond to the Spirit's leading.
Learning to practice adaptive change.
Practicing patience and hopefulness when we don't know the answers/solutions
Living in a time of ambiguity and liminality (look it up! its a very cool word)
Fear of real change and the loss it may bring to some. (My church might close or merge. I might loose my paid ministry position)
Choosing "safety over adventure" and "empathy over responsibility" (Friedman)
Maintaining models of ministry that do not produce fruit.
Seminary education that trains for a church that no longer exists
A professional corporate model for priests and bishops with the attendant expectations of salary scales, benefits, pension funds reflected in our diocesan and national canons.
Anti missional canons and policies.
The constant demands of beautiful old buildings that strain or drain human and financial resources for mission.
What do you see as some of the biggest opportunities for Anglicans today?
Discovering new ways of being Church...
Learning how to respond to the life generating Spirit of God
Learning how "to welcome the stranger."
What do you want Anglimergent to be? and what other Anglimergent resources, gatherings, activities or events would you find helpful for your ministry?
Need to think about this for a while...
But for starters, I need fun, laughter, humor, hopefullness...
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Hi Susan, Long time no write on your page here. JuanJo and I are finishing our Lenten supper and checking out our contacts. We just want to say to you that we love you and you are in our prayers during this Lenten Season as is the whole of El Santo Nino Jesus. Saludos and Bendiciones galore! Vincent and Juanjo