Anne Baenziger


About Anne Baenziger

Anne has been living in Dublin since 2013 working with Innovista Ireland and Breathe/YMCA. She is passionate about building community, connecting people and helping to create change. She’s a cyclist, a book club goer, enjoys cinema and loves anything that makes Dublin better!

New Learning Communities

Praxis started with a learning community - a group of people gathering to learn together - quite simple really. Since 2020, nearly 100 people have taken part in an online or in person learning community. Would you like to learn with others, be challenged and encouraged, focus on mission more intentionally...then have a think about joining one today! There's several options: Dublin City Centre Learning Community meeting monthly in person Northern Ireland Church Leaders Exploring ‘Faithful Presence’ starting online March 16th Northwest Learning Community meeting in person, starting March 1 General Learning Community meeting online, ongoing registration Exploring Big Missional ... [Continue Reading]

New Learning Communities2023-02-17T17:45:09+00:00

The Chosen – Jesus’ Life as our Model of Mission

There are a lot of models, strategies, and examples of mission out there but the best is Jesus' life! We can learn from the ways and rhythms of Jesus to better ourselves for mission...his prayer life, his communion with others, his connection with the Holy Spirit, and so much more! The Chosen is the first-ever multi-season series about the life of Christ. It gives great insights and challenges to how we can read the gospels and it is a great tool for mission and sharing about Jesus with others. Here's a piece from our guest writer, Emma Trueick, about how ... [Continue Reading]

The Chosen – Jesus’ Life as our Model of Mission2023-02-01T15:58:52+00:00

NEW Mission Disco Episode – Hope from the Margins

Simon and Ross discuss the latest book release by Praxis Press, Hope from the Margins with author Laurence Graham. Is there any hope for the future of the church in the Western world as it loses its former position of influence? The Church is not where it used to be, we’re marginalised... but that does not need to be bad news!    

NEW Mission Disco Episode – Hope from the Margins2022-10-05T15:54:08+01:00

Join the Forge Course this Year

2022 will mark the 4th cohort of Forge Pioneering Course in Ireland! We are delighted to have applications rolling in and hope this coming year will be full of innovation, excitement, mission and more. If you are thinking about church differently or if you're starting a new missional idea or simply want to be around others who are thinking this way, apply to Forge. The course has 5 sessions with reflections and tasks assigned each time. There is personal study which includes reading, doing reflections, meeting with a mentor, and joining a huddle group. The course costs £500 / €575, ... [Continue Reading]

Join the Forge Course this Year2022-08-04T14:55:46+01:00

Welcoming the Stranger – June 20 Refugee Day

On June 14th, we hosted a conversation around the area of refugees and those who are new to Ireland and the church can be a welcoming, befriending, and missional voice. Abigail Sines from Christ Church Cathedral shared some of her experiences and stories with us. We had a great discussion about the complexity of the situation, the broken system, the racism, the resources, the opportunities and more. Below are some of the links which were mentioned: Refugee Week Dublin events Art Exhibit at Christ Church, Free entry, Mon-Wed 6-8pm, Monday June 20th at 12pm Famine Memorial on Custom Quay prayer time ... [Continue Reading]

Welcoming the Stranger – June 20 Refugee Day2022-06-17T09:38:29+01:00

Book #3 is out! Hope from the Margins by Laurence Graham

Hope From The Margins: Church History Informing Mission Today WRITTEN BY LAURENCE GRAHAM “Is there any hope for the future of the church in the Western world as it loses its former position of influence? The Church is not where it used to be. We’re marginalised.” That’s how many Christians feel in Ireland today and throughout the Western world. But that does not need to be bad news! During its first three centuries the Church was small, under pressure and marginalised yet it grew. Based on extensive academic research, Laurence Graham examines the ways in which the early church went ... [Continue Reading]

Book #3 is out! Hope from the Margins by Laurence Graham2022-06-10T17:01:15+01:00

Mission Disco – NEW EPISODE – Missional Enterprise

Mission Disco is BACK! 🥳 Tune in to hear the conversation - Simon and Ross give an update, discuss recent events and the concept of mission enterprise! They replay clips from the Hugh Halter webinar and the network gathering where Ralph Gatti shared his experience of business, missional enterprise and more. Explore ideas of work, faith, life, prayer, calling, business, and more!

Mission Disco – NEW EPISODE – Missional Enterprise2022-05-09T16:21:00+01:00

Coaching Course begins soon

Have you experienced the benefits of coaching and want to bless others by developing your skills? Does it bring you joy to witness leaders learn and grow through deep conversation? The Coaching Course will help you develop your skills, and experience how others grow by thinking out loud instead of just being told the answers. Learn how to be fully present, ask great questions and give space in which others flourish as they discover new insights. Imagine what discipleship, leadership, pastoral care, teaching and mission would look like if people were encouraged and empowered to be all that God is ... [Continue Reading]

Coaching Course begins soon2022-01-14T16:30:32+00:00

Perspectives on Hope – Advent Video Series 🕯

What does hope look like at a time like this? What do you see? We asked five people to share a perspective on hope. Sean, Ann Marie, Lucy, Chloe and Mark look through the eyes of people within the Christmas story and ask the question – what does hope look like? We hope through these five simple videos we can be reminded of how the coming of Jesus to earth can create in us a deep sense of HOPE giving us a new perspective on HOPE and the world.

Perspectives on Hope – Advent Video Series 🕯2021-12-14T09:40:50+00:00

The Nature of Work – November Podcast Episode

Has the way that we work changed forever? Will it ever get back to what it was? And can we expect the nature of work to continuously evolve going forward? Brian Sanders joins Ross & Simon as they discuss the importance of flexibility, culture and how we can creatively think about our work & church structures.

The Nature of Work – November Podcast Episode2021-12-02T10:26:06+00:00
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