Faith Communities

This year, we’re being called to engage in God’s Mission of the Beloved Community.  So, as you plan programming and formation, use the resources below to grow deeper and learn how to truly become the Beloved Community, to one another in your faith community, and in the wider world. What is Beloved Community? This year…

Mission Areas

Faith communities in the state are connected to one another via Mission Areas. Mission Areas are a grouping of 10-15 faith communities that share geographic proximity. Why are Mission Areas important? Because we don’t do this work of ministry and mission in isolation. By connecting with those around us, we can learn from each other,…

Elected Bodies

As a member of an ECMN Elected Body (ECMN Council, Standing Committee, Trustees and Commission on Ministry), you provide leadership and help steward the vision of ECMN’s faith communities.  As you work to ensure all faith communities are thriving, sustainable and engaging in God’s Mission, do so through the framework of the Beloved Community. What…

Lay Leaders

As a leader in your faith community, you are essential to the health and vitality of your faith community.  As you seek to strengthen and deepen the work of your faith community, here are resources to help you do that through the lens of the Beloved Community. What is Beloved Community? This year the Episcopal…

Clergy

As a clergyperson, you have a unique purview role in stewarding these conversations and this work in your faith community. Use this page to guide you in learning, reflecting and deepening your own understanding of Beloved Community What is Beloved Community? This year the Episcopal Church in Minnesota will continue with the mission opportunity of …