"Exciting and hopeful things are happening in the Episcopal Church today. There is a renewed energy for mission. This energy finds its origin in the Gospel call to invite and welcome, to proclaim and announce, to develop and grow communities of faith. Here, The Very Reverend James B. Lemler offers a concrete way to approach the 2020 Vision". -- back cover.
Contents: [Introduction] -- Mission is the Work of the Church -- The Call to "Domestic" Mission -- Change and Challenge in the Church and Culture Today -- Episcopal Identity in a Changing Context and Culture -- It is a Time for Vision -- It is a Time for Growth -- We Can Do It ... Here's How -- Creative Strategies for Evangelism -- Prayer and Spiritual Development -- Recruiting and Equipping Innovative Leaders -- Strengthening Congregational Life -- Focusing on Children, Youth, and Campus Ministries -- A Source of Transformation for the Episcopal Church -- A Part to be Played by Every Episcopalian -- The Church of the Future.