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Older Adult Resources

November 23, 2020

Faith Formation Older Adult Resources “Aging is Changingis a five-part program designed to be incorporated into the life of congregations. Prepared by the Episcopal Church Office for Lifelong Christian Formation and the Executive Council Taskforce on Older Adult Ministries, “Aging is Changing” was developed to help clergy and lay leaders identify issues of […]

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Why Gender Still Matters

July 9, 2020

[…] into the future By The Rev. Paula Nesbitt, PhD, Chair, 2012-15 Executive Council Committee on the Status of Women Women have broken through stained-glass barriers in all aspects of ministry. From 2006 to 2015, women held the two highest leadership offices in the church. More and more dioceses have women as part of their final slate […]

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All Ages

June 25, 2020

Turn For All Ages Living Well: DiscernmentThis downloadable chapter of “Living Well: Christian Practices for Everyday Life” presents one of the essential practices for a Christian way of life: Discernment. Written for adults, parents, and families to use in learning about and living Christian practices, this chapter presents the Biblical foundation of how we […]

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The Perception of Aging, Part 2

November 6, 2014

This video asks the questions: Aging is Changing but are your perceptions of aging changing? What stereotypes and myths about aging do you have? Share your thoughts in the comments below.

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December 14, 2020

[…] of Love for FamiliesAs a family, you may already follow a spiritual discipline of praying at meals or before bedtime, regularly reading from the Bible together, or engaging in acts of kindness toward others. If so, build upon what we offer here; if not, we offer a way to begin. The Way of Love […]

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Unleash the Power of Age: Resources for Older Americans Month

November 6, 2014

[…] the Body of Christ? Older Americans Month is a national initiative to honor the value of elders in the community and to recognize the unique challenges of aging in contemporary culture. The Episcopal Church offers several resources for use both during Older Americans month and throughout the year. Resources in English: Bulletin Insert: 6 […]

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The Perception of Aging, Part 1

November 6, 2014

This first video in a two-part series asks the question: Aging is changing but are your perceptions of aging changing, as well? Let me know what you think in the comments below.

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Adult Ministry

March 1, 2021

Faith Formation Adult Ministries Bible Studies Sermons that Work  Baptized for Life Aging is Changing  D365 Contact:David StickleyFormation AssociateClick here Blog Archive https://www.episcopalchurch.org/wp-content/uploads/sites/2/2020/02/Faith_Formation-1024×633.png

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Episcopal Youth Event

February 4, 2021

Episcopal Youth Event Episcopal Youth Event We are thrilled to announce that The Episcopal Youth Event will take place July 4-8, 2023 at the University of Maryland. This event is open to Episcopal youth in grades 9-12 during the 2022-23 academic year and their adult mentors. EYE Planning Team Every three years, in accordance […]

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Older Americans Month: Video Series Focuses on Aging

November 6, 2014

Older Americans Month is celebrated each May to honor and recognize older adults for their contributions to families, communities, and society. The United States Administration on Aging’s theme this year, “Unleash the Power of Age,” celebrates older adults as productive, active, and influential members of society, who can share essential talents, wisdom, and life experiences with […]

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Climate Change training and action for a “Blessed Tomorrow”

February 22, 2022

by Dawn Baity Climate change is the most pressing moral and global issue of our age. This is a statement echoed worldwide. Growing seasons are changing, oceans are getting warmer, and wildlife habitats are disappearing. Extreme weather events occur with greater frequency and severity result in annual catastrophic losses and permanent displacement of entire […]

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Children

June 25, 2020

Turn For Children Children’s Camp ProgramA summer camp leadership guide from Barbara C. Harris Camp, detailing how camp leaders can spend the summer discovering ancient rhythms of life which have oriented and sustained Christians for centuries. Participants have the chance to experiment with incorporating these rhythms of turning, learning, praying, worshiping, blessing, going out, […]

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Books and Print

December 14, 2020

[…] of Love for FamiliesAs a family, you may already follow a spiritual discipline of praying at meals or before bedtime, regularly reading from the Bible together, or engaging in acts of kindness toward others. If so, build upon what we offer here; if not, we offer a way to begin. The Way of Love […]

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Small Groups

June 25, 2020

[…] of Love for FamiliesAs a family, you may already follow a spiritual discipline of praying at meals or before bedtime, regularly reading from the Bible together, or engaging in acts of kindness toward others. If so, build upon what we offer here; if not, we offer a way to begin. The Way of Love […]

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Older Americans Month: Focus on education and training for changing nature of aging

November 6, 2014

[…] line for these issues. I presented a workshop at the conference about some of the best practices that the Older Adult Task Force collected and reported in the Aging is Changing resource. Aging is ChangingDownload I also presented the weekly  newsletter from Trinity Lutheran Church in Mason City, Iowa, which included their list of projects for […]

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Purcell, Henry

(1659-Nov. 21, 1695). Outstanding English composer. He was born in London. At age eight Purcell was a chorister in the Chapel Royal. He was appointed an unpaid assistant to the Keeper of the King's Instruments in 1673, after his voice changed. From 1674 to 1678 he tuned the organ of Westminster Abbey. In 1677 […]

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YASC Frequently Asked Questions

July 28, 2020

Young Adult Service Corps Frequently Asked Questions Preparing to Go Meet the YASCers YASC Stories YASC Reflections Partner Reflections Frequently Asked Questions GENERAL INFORMATION Q: What is the Young Adult Service Corps and who can apply?A: The Young Adult Service Corps is a ministry for Episcopalians ages 21-30 who are interested in exploring their […]

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Lenten Reflections

November 18, 2020

[…] Breaking the Chains of Injustice February 17, 2016 One evening a grandfather told his grandson about a battle that goes on inside people…. Read More Lenten Series: Engaging the Beloved Community February 10, 2016 “The aftermath of nonviolence is the creation of the beloved community. The aftermath of nonviolence is… Read More 2016 Go! for […]

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December 9, 2020

Young Adult and Campus Ministry Blog Dates announced for national, international Episcopal youth events June 22, 2022 After three years’ delay due to COVID-19 restrictions, The Episcopal Church Department of Faith Formation… Read More Episcopal Church awards 2022-23 Young Adult and Campus Ministry grants February 24, 2022 The Executive Council of The Episcopal Church […]

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November 23, 2020

Faith Formation Children’s Ministry Youth Ministries Young Adult and Campus Ministry Older Adult Ministry Dates announced for national, international Episcopal youth events June 22, 2022 No Comments After three years’ delay due to COVID-19 restrictions, The Episcopal Church Department of Faith Formation… Read More New youth ministry officer to join Episcopal Church Faith Formation […]

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