This strand of the Post-Covid Theology Project is about the most important questions churches should be asking about mission and engagement with wider society in the Covid recovery phase – noting that this in an on going pandemic.

It contains the fruit of conversations with church leaders, practitioners and theologians (missiologists).

These questions and other resources may be useful for local and regional church leaders, local churches together groups or anyone looking for “a starter for 10”. Please feel free to make use of the following:

What do we mean by mission? (pdf) – Written by Jenny Sinclair (T4CG), Ben Aldous (CTE and Queens Foundation), Harvey Kwiyani (Global Connections) and Will Foulger (Cranmer Hall) outlining how we use the term mission in thinking about questions regarding the post pandemic challenges for the church.

The missiology questions (pdf) – A series of questions grouped around various themes.

Three real life reflections on mission and covid (pdf) by Dionne Gravesande (Christian Aid), Joanne Thorns (North East Churches Acting Together) and Philip Brooks (URC).

Mission and lament (pdf) – A short essay by Heather Major (Highland Theological College and Women in missiology).

For more information contact Ben Aldous, CTE’s Principal Officer for Mission and Evangelism.