Raising Up Leaders

The mission of the Next Generation Leadership Initiative is to discoverdevelop, and deploy leaders and ministry resources for the Anglican Church in North America.

Next Generation

In the next decade, a significant number of our existing clergy will retire, and we currently do not have a sufficient amount of young, talented leaders to replace them or to start new ministries.

Leadership

Our network leaders are focused on raising leaders to bridge the significant gaps in the current outreach of the ACNA where we do not have an organized presence or unified vision.

Initiative

Archbishop Foley Beach has established six ministry priorities to serve those at the local level by coming alongside them with support, resources, and networking. NGLI is one of these 6 prioritized areas of ministry.

Next Generation Leadership Initiative is a key ministry of the Anglican Church in North America, a church that is faithful to the Great Tradition, just in its concern for the needy, and as multi-ethnic as the Kingdom is.

Our Networks

Access

Providing advocacy, training, and resources where all people are recognized as being fearfully & wonderfully made

Antioch

Increasing the ethnic diversity of clergy for the sake of evangelism to all and authentic gospel witness

Family

Developing and providing tools for family discipleship to parishes and dioceses

Student

Working to see generations of students formed in Christ awakening churches, communities, and cultures

Women

Discipling, encouraging, and empowering women (lay & clergy) to fulfill their callings and ministries

Latest Articles

Big Q BBQ: Sharing and Creating Space for Asking Questions

Big Q BBQ: Sharing and Creating Space for Asking Questions

“What if we created an environment that was only about listening?” This was the question that Anglican youth workers in Charleston, South Carolina asked themselves as they started to collaborate on an event for local students who may not show up to “regular” church events. The result was the “Big Q Barbeque”—an event with 125 people that was supported in part by the Champion Grant and led by six different youth ministries.

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Blessing Bags for Homeless Neighbors

Blessing Bags for Homeless Neighbors

In Tempe, Arizona, a student recognized a need in her community and wanted to mobilize her church to do something about it. With 10,000 families homeless in their state and about 7,000 of them in their city, it became clear to the student ministry at Living Faith Anglican Church that they needed a practical way to help.

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What is the Next Generation Leadership Initiative?

What is the Next Generation Leadership Initiative?

When I was a new parent, I attended a seminar on parenting that presented an argument for vision casting for your family. The presenter encouraged us to craft a shortlist of things our family unit valued (or should value) and to adopt them as mantras in combination with your family name.

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What is the NGLI Student Leadership Network?

What is the NGLI Student Leadership Network?

The Anglican Church in North America brings together biblical orthodoxy, missional entrepreneurship, artistic beauty, and vibrant teaching. Our worship is rooted in the history of the church, with stable and flexible liturgies highly accessible and relevant for today. We are a church, a people, propelled by the Holy Spirit to share the gospel of Jesus Christ, that our continent may know and live in the love of the Father.

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Why The Antioch Leadership Network Matters

Why The Antioch Leadership Network Matters

I grew up in a megachurch in a very diverse area of Southern California. It wasn’t until I was in 6th grade that I saw a church leader who looked like me, an Asian American. I had gone to this church my whole life, but hadn’t experienced seeing a leader who looked like I did teach the Bible and play guitar; it was powerful. Although I had always known I was welcome in my church, this was the first time I thought maybe I could be a pastor someday.

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