Anne Baenziger


About Anne Baenziger

Anne has been living in Dublin since 2013 serving various mission & church groups. Currently she is doing an MA in Chaplaincy & Pastoral Care in DCU, leading Breathe, & is part of the Praxis team. 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!

Forge Pioneering Course’s New Stream!

We are excited to kick off the 2024/25 Forge Pioneering cohort in the autumn. This year we are piloting a new stream within Forge for those interested in exploring Missional Enterprise.  THEMES Why Missional or Redemptive Enterprise? Benefits for mission / church models Theological model based on sabbath economics Stories Toolkit for Missional Entrepreneurs Bi-vocational / Co- vocational models of Leadership 9 Marks of Missional Enterprise Field trip Bratislava to experience multiple missional enterprises in action and for further training Pitching – Pitch event for Investment   We are delighted to have many great contributors on board - Hugh Halter, Sarah ... [Continue Reading]

Forge Pioneering Course’s New Stream!2024-06-20T09:54:12+01:00

Spirit of Lausanne

Spirit of Lausanne - what in the world does that mean...isn't that a city in Switzerland!? I thought the same thing...I had heard bits and pieces about Lausanne throughout my time in ministry and mission work. I had the privilege to participate in the Lausanne Regional Gathering at the start of November with 4 others from Ireland (North & South). Ireland Team (Rick, Fraser, Anne, Laura, Nathaniel) This gathering was one of 12 across the globe to gather, learn, share, and explore the Lausanne Movement in different geographical contexts. Lausanne Europe ... [Continue Reading]

Spirit of Lausanne2023-12-01T11:36:14+00:00

New Missional Journey – Seol Course

A team has been working away at this new resource for the last few years. It has been a journey of honing key missional topics, real life experiences, Biblical foundations, and more. The course is made by and for the Irish church in order to explore being followers of Jesus in Ireland today. The word 'SEOL' is the Irish word for sent - the course invites you to discover, reflect, and respond to what it means to be sent by God, as disciples and as the church, to the world around us - reflecting on our specific context and culture. ... [Continue Reading]

New Missional Journey – Seol Course2023-11-17T11:52:18+00:00

Forge 2022/2023

We had a great year with Forge Ireland! The Pioneering Course saw 8 participants, from different parts of Ireland, complete the 5 session course. We kick off the course in the autumn with the first residential in Ballyards Castle. Those who take part in the Forge Ireland Pioneering course from varied backgrounds and contexts. This past year, there was a woman working with young adults in Dublin, a team engaging with the surf & skateboarding culture on the north coast, a woman serving in Belfast estate communities, and more! We wrestled with missional questions around what church is ... [Continue Reading]

Forge 2022/20232023-08-18T10:56:32+01:00

Nationwide Survey Launch – Young Adults & Faith

We're curious & want to hear For the past few years, Praxis has been thinking, wondering, and in conversation with younger generations about their involvement with church, mission, faith, and more. And now we want to hear from a wider grouping so we've gathered various people & organisations together to do this! Along with Vox Magazine, Tearfund Ireland, 24/7 Prayer Ireland, Scripture Union Ireland, Innovista Ireland, and others, we have crafted this survey to gain insights, stories, and more. Click here for the Survey

Nationwide Survey Launch – Young Adults & Faith2023-06-20T16:33:35+01:00

SAVE THE DATE – 2023 Praxis Conference

We are delighted to announce that we will be hosting a bigger gathering / conference this coming autumn. Put October 6-7th in your diaries for chance to gather with others across the island to reimagine mission together, in one place! We hosted the first Praxis Gathering way back in 2018 and then had one online during lockdown so we are looking froward to meeting in person with all those who have come alongside Praxis initiatives over the years... including you! Email us if you have any questions at Event's Page is Here

SAVE THE DATE – 2023 Praxis Conference2023-05-02T17:59:43+01:00

Join the Wild Goose Sessions!

Join this new creative online opportunity called Wild Goose Sessions. Roy Angle and Pam Rooney are facilitating four evening sessions where you can explore that we were made to create. Each session will have a theme with opportunities to unlock, enhance and express our creative potential. It is open for anyone regardless of where you are in your creative journey. Celtic Christians had a name for the Holy Spirit – an Geadh-Glas, or The Wild Goose. The name hints at mystery. Much like a wild goose, the Spirit of God cannot be tracked or tamed. An element of danger, an ... [Continue Reading]

Join the Wild Goose Sessions!2023-04-04T16:04:15+01:00

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
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