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Lifelong Formation

What is the changing ministry of grandparents?

November 6, 2014

In this second of a two-part series on the intergenerational nature of Christianity, this video asks the questions: How have we been transformed by our work? What is the changing ministry of grandparents? What do you think? Respond in the comments below.

Does Christianity foster intergenerational communities?

November 6, 2014

Continuing in our series honoring Older Americans Month, this video, which is part 1 in a 2-part series, poses the following questions: How do we live as Christians in a multi-generational society? How is God calling us to live in communities? What are your thoughts? Share in the comments below.

June 20 is World Refugee Day

November 6, 2014

This Thursday, June 20th, is World Refugee Day. Did you know that RIGHT NOW there are over 43.7 million refugees and internally displaced people around the world? This Thursday (or any day, really) would be a great day for you to find out how your faith community can work with Episcopal Migration Ministries’ affiliates to help […]

Stewardship Resource

November 6, 2014

On sale for $19.95, this 56-page Stewardship Sourcebook from Parish Publishing can be a resource to help your faith community start and maintain a multi-year stewardship plan. Appropriate for any size church, this book includes a wealth of knowledge about forming a stewardship committee, creating long-term stewardship education and communication curricula, as well as a […]

What Do You Know About the Older Adult Ministry Taskforce?

November 6, 2014

The Episcopal Church Older Adult Ministries Task Force is the focus of this last video honoring Older Americans Month. The Task Force was formed through GC 2009-D004. Watch the video to hear participants describe the ministry of the Task Force and why they are involved.

Wascally Wabbits: Bringing the Generations Together In Mission and Ministry

November 6, 2014

Today I so pleased to welcome Genelda Woggon from St. Mary’s Episcopal Church in Asheville, NC, as my guest blogger. It has been my honor over the course of the years to know Genelda and witness her passion for ministry first-hand. I am confident you will find her writing meaningful and fun. Click to view slideshow. […]

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.

Strengthening Ministry with Children

November 6, 2014

Lists help me stay organized. Lists help me keep track of who I’ve contacted and who I haven’t yet. Lists are easy to read in just a minute or two. Lists make logical sense. That’s why I love this newest list from the Lewis Center for Church Leadership, 50 Ways to Strengthen Ministry with Children. […]

Connecting with Families and Children through the Summer

November 6, 2014

Summer can be a time when we see our families and children in church a bit less. Here are some good (and inexpensive) ideas from Candle Press on how to stay connected through the summer months: Build up your library of To Go units. Pick and choose ideas that you think would benefit families — sending […]

Vibrant Faith bulletin inserts for congregations

November 6, 2014

In August, Vibrant Faith Ministries will offer a new way for congregations and homes to come together in ministry. The Taking God’s Story Home weekly bulletin inserts provide congregations with an easy way to read and understand the Bible – from creation to Revelation and everything in between. (Download a sample bulletin insert.) Based on the newly developed […]

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David Stickley

Formation Associate