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August 21, 2013

By: Wendy Johnson

If you haven’t ready read it, have a look at the most recent blog post on Forma, Man Chops Off His Arm.

As Children’s Formation Ministers, I am confident we have all used our “improv” skills at one time or another and enjoyed the results of the Spirit at work through us.

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August 21, 2013

By: Bronwyn

In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. He was in the beginning with God. All things came into being through him and without him not one thing came into being.  John 1:1-3a

Yes, it’s that time of year again.

In some parts of the...

August 13, 2013

By: Lifelong Formation

Weaving God’s Promises is a three-year Episcopal curriculum for children and middle-school youth, published by Morehouse Education Resources.

The curriculum is divided into two programs:

Weaving God’s Promises for Children for ages 3-11 Weaving God’s Promises for Youth for...

August 12, 2013

By: Wendy Johnson

Below you will find an excerpts from an interview with Elizabeth Heenan, Volunteer Coordinator for Hurricane Sandy Response, which was recently published by Episcopal Relief & Development in their Lamplight newsletter.

As part of the rebuilding efforts following Hurricane Sandy, ...

August 12, 2013

By: Lifelong Formation

Episcopal Relief & Development offers two programs in which children (and others) are invited to plan and complete a project in their local community or congregation.

The Abundant Life Garden Project  includes resources to facilitate a formation program focused on a community garden...

August 6, 2013

By: Bronwyn

While I’m on vacation I have arranged for a series of guest bloggers and re-posts from blogs that I have really enjoyed. Today I am pleased to share this blog post by Scott Pontier, Lead Consultant with Ministry Architects. It originally appeared in the Ministry Architects blog on Friday,...

August 6, 2013

By: Lifelong Formation

Each October Episcopal Churches observe the Children’s Sabbath by holding special worship services, education programs, and advocacy activities to engage people of faith in improving the lives of children and their families.

This year, the 2013 National Observance of Children’s Sabbath...

August 5, 2013

By: Bronwyn

Summer camp is a consistent story shared by many adult Christians, as is Confirmation Class amongst those of us who celebrate sacraments. I have been blessed and transformed as an adult participating in “confirmation camps” and am grateful for the story shared by our guest blogger today, Maggie...

August 5, 2013

By: Lifelong Formation

Today, I am re-posting (with permission, of course!) a recent article by the Rev. Jeff Jackson, that appeared on his blog on July 27. I thought the post was a great mixture of meaning and learning, with just the right dash of fun. Enjoy!

6 Reasons to Pray Compline with Kids

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August 2, 2013

By: Bronwyn

“John Wesley, founder of the Methodist movement, was known for his energy and activism. He traveled many miles on horseback and on foot to preach and guide the ministry. Sometimes theologians and historians lift him up as a kind of ‘energizer bunny’ who never slowed down. Yet Wesley knew the...

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