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February 22, 2013

By: Lifelong Formation

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...

February 14, 2013

By: Wendy Johnson

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...

February 8, 2013

By: Wendy Johnson

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 ...

February 7, 2013

By: Wendy Johnson

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...

February 7, 2013

By: Lifelong Formation

Parenting is a difficult endeavor. All too often we have more questions than answers and we feel isolated in trying to decide how best to guide our children into adulthood.

The National Center for Biblical Parenting just distributed an email this week with lists of books and...

February 5, 2013

By: Lifelong Formation

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...

February 4, 2013

By: Lifelong Formation

So many of our congregations use Godly Play for elementary-age Sunday School curriculum. That’s why I wanted to be sure to pass along news that the fifth Godly Play Conference in North America will be June 19 to 22 at Trinity College at the University of Toronto.

This conference...

January 30, 2013

By: Lifelong Formation

In response to our many users, we have given Lesson Plans That Work a new look and new resources.

The popular Lesson Plans That Work, an online resource from the Episcopal Church, has been updated and revised, now with three distinct tracts for younger and older children, and adults....

January 30, 2013

By: Lifelong Formation

In response to our many users, we have given Lesson Plans That Work a new look and new resources.

The popular Lesson Plans That Work, an online resource from the Episcopal Church, has been updated and revised, now with three distinct tracts for younger and older children, and adults....

January 15, 2013

By: Wendy Johnson

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.

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