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!

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

Soft Reset – October Podcast Episode

We are now slowly restarting and thinking about getting back to normal. This is an opportunity for us to examine how we do things: Why does the church do what it does? Do we want to get back to where we were? Why did we do what we did before, and are there things that we could change? Ross and Simon are joined by Sean Mullan from Third Space to discuss the concept of a soft reset for the church. Read the blog he wrote about the topic here.

Soft Reset – October Podcast Episode2021-12-02T10:34:19+00:00

Rebuild – Mission Disco Podcast Discussion

In this podcast Simon & Ross are joined by Ann Marie Kerr of Liffey Valley Vineyard. They discuss the third of three webinars about helping us process what’s been happening during this last year. In this webinar, Brian Sanders specifically focuses on the steps we might take to rebuild following the pandemic.

Rebuild – Mission Disco Podcast Discussion2021-09-07T09:53:06+01:00

Mission Disco – July Episode

Given the lasting impact of the pandemic how can we lead others in processing this experience & enable recovery? In this podcast Simon & Ross together with Laura Bell (CFC Belfast South) discuss the Recover Webinar (with Mark Sayers) from Praxis' recent series. Mark is a leader in the Australian church and brought incredible insight on church culture and the Australian experience. For more information and the Webinar recording check out:

Mission Disco – July Episode2021-08-09T12:23:55+01:00
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