Global Partnerships

Global Partnerships

The Office of Global Partnerships serves as a bridge for developing and nurturing relationships between the Episcopal Church and our partners around the Anglican Communion, our ecumenical and interreligious partners, and with organizations such as the United Nations and the National Council of Churches. We are a resource for congregations and dioceses as they develop and foster their own relationships around the world. We actively develop resources to strengthen and facilitate the global mission engagement of the Episcopal Church. We highlight issues of international concern and, in cooperation with colleagues across the Mission Department, mobilize engagement in these issues throughout the Episcopal Church. Our ministry is guided by the mission priorities adopted by General Convention, which include the Five Marks of Mission and the Millennium Development Goals.

Mission Relationships

Groups from around the world have formed official links, finding their rewards in new friendships, mutual learning, and an expanded awareness of the world. Together, they share prayers and fight poverty, throughout the Church and abroad. Groups in mission relationships take on responsibility for each other. They have differing customs and histories, and they see the image of Christ reflected in each other.
Mission Map

The Episcopal Church and the United Nations

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Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem
Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem
Episcopal Church of South Sudan & Sudan
World Mission Sunday
Igreja Episcopal Anglicana do Brasil
Anglican Women, United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (UNCSW)

The Rev. David Copley
Director, Global Partnerships and Mission Personnel