A diverse and vibrant Anglican family on the Southern tip of the African continent
Our unity in word and sacrament creates a dynamic community seeking to be ‘agents of change’ and ‘heralds of the kingdom’.
We gather around this our statement of intent.
VISION STATEMENT OF THE DIOCESE OF CAPE TOWN
To be a community rooted in the sacrificial love of Jesus Christ, which brings God’s healing, wholeness and hope to a broken and wounded world, with joy and compassion.
Remembering that as a diocese we are on a “JOURNEY TO WHOLENESS”
Transformation & Renewal: Seeking renewal and transformation as Anglicans, together with the wider church.
Our Values: Upholding God’s vision of society, for community, sharing and relationships, with integrity.
Welcome: Welcoming all, especially the lost and outcast.
Healing: Promoting ministries which seek to bring healing
Others: Celebrating our diversity and differences.
Liturgy and Worship: Exploring our different expressions of joyful and glorious worship.
Evangelism: Leading people of all ages to a personal encounter with the crucified, risen and ascended Lord.
New Roles: Releasing bishops, clergy and people into inspired leadership roles and responsibilities.
Education & Training: Equipping and nurturing our people for ministry and discipleship.
Stewardship: Building accountability for the stewardship of all our resources and committing ourselves to responsible giving.
Spirit-led: Being rooted in the Holy Spirit through prayer, to transform our lives and our communities.
Diocesan Diary 2017
Monday 20 -25 Synod of Bishops/Consecration Service
Wednesday 22 DHCFB
Saturday 25 Workshop – Sunday School
Monday 27 -28 COTT Council Meeting Grahamstown (+ Garth)
Tuesday 28 COTT Graduation (+ Garth)
Wednesday 01 ASH WEDNESDAY
Tuesday 07 DTB
Thursday 02 Diocesan Chapter Placement meeting
Tuesday 07 Bishop’s Forum tbc
Thursday 09 CLARAF
Sunday 12 Annual Vestry Meetings cut off date
Thursday 16 Diocesan/Bpscourt Staff Quiet Day tbc
Tuesday 21 HUMAN RIGHTS DAY
Saturday 25 DSC Diocesan Organisation reports to be tabled
Thursday 30 Diocesan Chapter meeting