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April 23, 2013

By: Lifelong Formation

More than one in three Episcopalians is over the age of 65, and another 41% of Episcopalians are between the ages of 45 to 64. Three of every four members of the Episcopal Church are age 45 or older. In terms of economic stressors alone (retirement age, technology gaps, social services, Social...

April 11, 2013

By: Lifelong Formation

In case you haven’t seen it, there’s an article in yesterday’s Washington Post about the White House advisory council of religious leaders calling for new measures to end human trafficking worldwide. Their 36-page report, which was released April 10, calls for a global fund to address human...

April 9, 2013

By: Lifelong Formation

My colleague, Bronwyn Skov, and I are reprinting this blog post by Sharon Ely Pearson, Christian Formation Specialist at Church Publishing, with the hope that you will take a minute to participate in her survey on curricula in use throughout the church.

Please take a moment to read her...

April 9, 2013

By: Lifelong Formation

My colleague, Bronwyn Skov, and I are reprinting this blog post by Sharon Ely Pearson, Christian Formation Specialist at Church Publishing, with the hope that you will take a minute to participate in her survey on curricula in use throughout the church.

Please take a moment to read her...

April 2, 2013

By: Lifelong Formation

Easter isn’t just a day.

The Season of Easter provides 50 days in which we have the opportunity to engage our children in the story of the Risen Christ in new ways.

Candle Press offers the To Go series which you can send by e-mail or print out to hand out or send by snail...

March 21, 2013

By: Lifelong Formation

The recent article in the New York Times, The Stories That Bind Us, concludes the following:

“If you want a happier family, create, refine and retell the story of your family’s positive moments and your ability to bounce back from the difficult ones. That act alone may increase the odds...

March 19, 2013

By: Lifelong Formation

As we move through the last week of Lent, our thoughts begin to turn toward Palm Sunday, Holy Week and Easter. I offer these few resources as last minute ideas for making this important season especially meaningful.

Through the Cross: It can be difficult to find an age-...

March 14, 2013

By: Lifelong Formation

Vibrant Faith @ Home, a ministry of Vibrant Faith Ministries, has designed a half-day workshop to give leaders strategies and tools to empower families to grow in faith at home.

Topics include:

Analytics Don’t LieEver send faith stuff home? How do you know it gets used?...

March 4, 2013

By: Lifelong Formation

Last week the House of Deputies President the Rev. Gay Clark Jennings and Vice President the Hon. Byron Rushing issued a letter to deputies on gun violence. You can read this letter here.

In this letter they reference a resolution passed by Executive Council that reaffirms the...

February 25, 2013

By: Lifelong Formation

In my previous post I mentioned that resources to support your efforts to stop human trafficking would be online soon.

They were posted here today: http://www.episcopalchurch.org/page/human-trafficking.

This is important work. I hope that you and your faith community will...

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