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.
Friday 31 – Sun 02 Sep YPM Consultation
Monday 03rd Greyladies Association Annual AGM
Wednesday 12th Teleconference Provincial Finance Board
Tuesday 18th COTT Council Meeting in Grahamstown (+Garth)
Thursday 20th Diocesan Chapter Placement Meeting
Monday 24th HERITAGE DAY
Monday 24th - 27 Synod of Bishops
Saturday 26th – 29 Provincial Standing Committee
Tuesday 9 - 10 Clergy School (venue tbc)
Monday 15th DYC meeting Zonnebloem
Thursday 18th Diocesan Chapter Meeting
Date tbc YPM Fitness fun day (date and venue tbc)
Thursday 25th Rectors, Churchwardens, Treasurers Meeting (Draft Budget 2019)
Date tbc DHCFB
Tuesday 06th Diocesan Finance Committee Meeting
Wednesday 07th Provincial Finance Committee
Thursday 08th CLARAF
Tuesday 13th Diocesan Trusts Board
Saturday 24th Diocesan Standing Committee (approval 2019)
Thursday 29th Diocesan Chapter Meeting
Friday 30th Bishop’s end of year party
Fellowship of Vocation meet every 2nd Saturday of the month