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.
Two-minute read. On the cusp of Advent, Ordinary Time winds to a close. What has Ordinary Time held for you?
One-minute read. Nurture a meaningful Advent at church and home. There is no shortage of excellent (and easy to use) resources. Just in case you didn’t see our earlier article, it’s not too late to explore some favorites…
Three-Minute read. Election time is upon us yet again, and all that goes with it. The following may be helpful in maintaining a Christian perspective.
One-Minute read. Nurture a meaningful Advent at church and home. There is no shortage of excellent (and easy to use) resources, like these favorites…
Two-Minute read. Fall often means a flurry of activity and preparation, along with a little hang-wringing and perhaps gnashing of teeth. Simplify the process using these solid resources.
One-Minute read. Invest in your spiritual life by signing up for an EfM class. Students will tell you it is gratifying, enjoyable, and challenging.
One-Minute read. Love is something we do. Let us try our best to make our words and actions a witness to the world.
One-Minute read. Summer might be one of the best times to kick formational opportunities up a notch for God’s children of all ages. Explore simple and engaging ideas on the BuildingFaith.org website or visit a link here that catches your eye.
One-Minute read. Everyday saints are all around us, those (un)conventional people whose light burns bright, and each is worth celebrating … and remembering.
How can we integrate all creation into our practice of praying; joining human with nonhuman kindred prayer? Find out more through a three-session online class offered by the University of the South (Sewanee) beginning Thursday, June 2.
Two-Minute read. Tapestries are a good analogy for reflection on this human condition because there is much that is hidden, at least for now, from our eyes.
Two-Minute read. As Paul Harvey used to say, here is “the rest of the story” on eggs and bunnies.
One-Minute read. Patterns at home and the companionship of church family transforms our experience of Lent. Help something meaningful unfold during Lent.
One-Minute read. What’s your sweet spot in prayer?
Three-minute read. Simple patterns give God space to touch our hearts. The companionship of a church family transforms the experience. We love Lent and live Lent through our senses and in our choices. A plan for being gives us a reason for doing. How do you want to be during Lent this year?
Three-Minute read. Lent is not something we have to do alone. Despite the resurgence of COVID 19, in-person or online fellowship opportunities offered through the congregation and in the companionship of our church family transforms the experience and keep us connected.
One-Minute read. As I reach for something on the go or hurry through a meal, it’s worth a few moments to regard what I eat in relation to my spiritual walk.
Three-Minute read. Icons bring us into prayer – conversation with God -with our eyes wide open.
Two-Minute read. Chalking the Door: With time the chalk will fade but the meaning of the written symbols can sink into the depths of our hearts and be made manifest in our words and actions.
Two-Minute read. Especially now, in the bustle of building up to Christmas, this calming practice may be especially beneficial at the end of your day.