Faith Formation

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Electronic Common Prayer app

November 6, 2014

Now iPhone users can have the Book of Common Prayer wherever they go. Find out more on Church Publishing’s website or download now from the App Store for $9.99. Check out the screenshots.

More Resources for Adult Ed during Lent

November 6, 2014

Just today I received an update from Leader Resources on additional resources available for Lent. I’m trying to pass them along as I receive them in hopes they will be helpful to you in putting together your Lenten program. Here are some I thought might be most useful: Words of Truth, Words of Life helps us […]

National Faith Call-In Day is January 22

November 6, 2014

We’ve been praying and working for immigration reform, and now is our chance to make it a reality. On Tuesday, January 22nd, welcome the new Congress by making sure they know that people of faith demand humane immigration reform in 2013. Call 1-866-940-2439 to be connected with BOTH of your Senators. Tell them that as their constituent and […]

What are you doing for World Mission Sunday?

November 6, 2014

This Sunday, February 10, is World Mission Sunday – a time when the church comes together to focus on the global impact of our call to “seek and serve Christ in all persons” (Baptismal Covenant, Book of Common Prayer, p. 305). In 2013, World Mission Sunday will focus on the ministries of the missionaries of the […]

Last minute ideas for Lenten reading

November 6, 2014

Still not sure what you’re going to be reading during Lent? Here are some ideas from Church Publishing: Love Set Free: In this book of meditations on the Passion according to Saint John, Martin L. Smith shows how, in the Christian mystery, love itself must be crucified and die to be reborn as the grace of […]

Let the Madness begin!

November 6, 2014

Fun during Lent? It’s Madness, actually, and it all begins today: Did you ever think you’d utter the phrase “Thank God It’s Lent?” Well, thanks to today’s kick-off of Lent Madness 2013, you’ll probably be hearing people saying “T.G.I.L.” all day. In fact, we wouldn’t be surprised to see a restaurant chain spring up called […]

Vibrant Faith at Home

November 6, 2014

The Vibrant Faith at Home Plus workshops are  designed to give leaders strategies and tools to empower families to grow in faith at home. This half-day workshop is: Aligned with recent research on family assets and strengths. Anchored in decades of experience in family ministry. Built on the practical resources of Vibrant Faith @ Home. This workshop is geared towards: […]

EPPN reflections to focus on the culture of violence

November 6, 2014

For so many of us, Lent is a period of time we set aside to reflect on our understanding of the meaning of our lives and our role in joining God’s purposes for each of us. Each year, Episcopal Public Policy Network (EPPN) establishes a theme and sponsors a series of reflections and discussions on a […]

It's not too early to start planning Children's Sabbath

November 6, 2014

It is not too early to start planning your Children’s Sabbath. Literally thousands of churches, synagogues, mosques and temples across the country participate in this celebration by holding special worship services, education programs, and advocacy activities to engage people of faith in the lives of children and their families. While the usual date is in […]

Check out the VBS reviews from VTS

November 6, 2014

Virginia Theological Seminary (VTS) has published its first 2013 VBS reviews. There are more reviews to come from VTS, including Cool Adventures en español and Rita Mosquito from Episcopal Relief and Develompent. In the meantime, here’s the download link: 2013 VBS Reviews – Version 1

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David Stickley

Formation Associate