Christian Formation

Here you’ll find all the published Christian Formation articles.

Christian Formation expands our minds, shapes our hearts, and builds God’s kingdom. The Christian Formation Office is here to provide the support you need for Children, Youth, Young Adults, Adults, and Generations in community together.

There are lots of Christian Formation resources available on our website, why not check them out?

If you have questions contact Kim Snodgrass, Assistant to the Bishop for Christian Formation.

Holy Week at Home

Two-Minute read. Knowing how different Holy Week will be – unable to gather, pray, reflect and worship together in person – is unsettling, but there are so many ways we can be together from our homes and in Spirit.

Creating space for prayer at home

One-minute read. Especially now, creating a Prayer Space at home is a valuable way to remind everyone in the household that connecting with God is an important part of everyday life.

Faith@Home

One-minute read. Faith @ Home sends a year-round weekly email that includes four separate lectionary-based reflections and prompts for families (however that is defined) and friend groups. Each section is written by one of our diverse contributors with a specific family pairing in mind.

Warm and Form

One-minute read. With springtime upon us in the midst of COVID-19, it may be even more important to stick our noses out the door to warm and form!

Tied up in knots?

Two-Minute video. Take the things in your life that make you worry, tie them in knots and give them to God.

Lenten Program: Signs of Life – Why Church Matters

One-minute read.This five-week Lenten series comes from the Episcopal monks at the Society of Saint John the Evangelist. Worship engages our deepest human needs and has the power to transform our lives. Join the Brothers of SSJE in exploring the signs and symbols at the heart of Christian worship.

Churchwide Bible Reading Initiative Begins in Epiphany 2020

Two-minute read. Forward Movement, along with partners from across the Episcopal Church and the Anglican Church of Canada, invites followers of Jesus to participate in the Good Book Club, a churchwide Bible reading initiative. The Good Book Club will focus on the Gospel of John, with participants reading a section of scripture each day during the Epiphany season, starting on January 6, 2020.

Traveling the Way of Love Episode 7: Learn

14 Minute video. Traveling the Way of Love, Episode 7: Learn, the final installment of the first season of the Way of Love video series.

The Way of Love with Bishop Michael Curry – Podcast Season 2

Two-minute read. Season 2 of The Episcopal Church’s podcast The Way of Love with Bishop Michael Curry, commenced on September 17 and continues with new episodes every Tuesday through November 5. These weekly conversations, featuring Bishop Curry, podcast hosts Kyle Oliver and Sandy Milien, and a variety of guests, center on ways to live a life committed to living the way of God’s unconditional, unselfish, sacrificial and redemptive love.

Celebrating Baptism video series and reflection guides now available

Two-minute read. The sacrament of baptism is an opportunity for joy, power, and a deep connection with tradition. Celebrating Baptism offers an opportunity to teach and learn about this sacrament through a free video series and accompanying reflection guides are available from The Episcopal Church.

Formed … and Transformed

One-minute read. We all need the opportunity to be formed and transformed as Christians. The Christian Formation Commision is putting together tools to help us.

Spiritual Direction: Airing Things

One-minute read. Spiritual Direction can offer a way of untangling some of life’s difficult questions.

Christian Formation

One-minute read. New Christian Formation resources have been developed and are now available.

Equipped and Sent

five-minute read. An eight-month tenure at Holden Village, a Lutheran Community in the Cascade Mountains of Washington State has a lasting effect

How Can You Not Be Changed?

Ten-minute read. Part Two on Deepening Your Relationship with God by Worshiping with Other Faiths.

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