Promote harmonious intercultural relations, particularly among Jews and Muslims; facilitate mutual knowledge; reach out to those who yearn and work for peace and mutual respect; promote greater mutual knowledge among peoples of different cultures and religions, particularly Jews and Muslims; bring about changes in attitudes and perceptions and develop a culture of peace and tolerance.
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Promote lasting peace with justice, as a practical expression of faith in action; nurture the seeds of change and respect for human life that transform social relations and systems; envision a world in which lasting peace with justice is achieved through active nonviolence and the transforming power of love; work toward a world in which all persons affirm the common good and recognise our mutual interdependence; societies steward resources equitably; caring, respectful economic development, including work with dignity, promotes wellbeing for all; communities and societies fractured by exclusion and marginalisation are healed and transformed, embracing inclusion and equality; conflicts are resolved through restorative means and without force or coercion; governments and societal institutions are fair and accountable.
Combat negative stereotypes and provide an American Muslim voice in speaking out against extremism and terrorism; support human and civil rights activists and programmes in the Middle East and North Africa through its international bureaus and numerous programmes, conferences, and training workshops; change the discourse both within the American Muslim community and in American society in general by organising numerous interfaith and interethnic events, providing discussion guides and educational curriculum to the public, and launching a student-led campus initiative that offers an alternative Muslim voice and a civic identity grounded in pluralism and progressive thinking.
Proclaim and celebrate the gospel of Jesus Christ in worship and action; value the heritage of biblical faith, reason, liturgy, tradition, bishops and synods, and the rich variety of life in the community; acknowledge that God is calling us to greater diversity of membership, wider participation in ministry and leadership, better stewardship in God's creation and a stronger resolve in challenging attitudes and structures that cause injustice; commit to respond to the call in love and service and so more fully live the life of Christ.
The mission of the Anglican Church involves two things, the spiritual and material good of mankind, because the love of Christ encompasses the whole of life. It is not simply "saving souls", nor is it "feeding the hungry." Our Christian mission is to restore all peoples to communion with God and with one another in Christ. The Diocese of Peru is a Church with a mission, which seeks to proclaim the Gospel of Jesus the Christ, preach service and witness; make disciples and draw them with loving witness to the community; As well as preparing and sending them on mission. It is a Peruvian Church that aims to clearly have an Anglican identity.