Christian Education


June 27, 2013

By: Wendy Johnson

Summer can be a time when we see our families and children in church a bit less. Here are some good (and inexpensive) ideas from Candle Press on how to stay connected through the summer months:

Build up your library of To Go units. Pick and choose ideas that you think would benefit...

June 18, 2013

By: Bronwyn

So what is that all about? Holy Mischief?

Last week Episcopalians dedicated to the ministry of Christian Formation from Province IV (20 southeastern dioceses) and from across the church gathered at Kanuga Camp and Conference Center in North Carolina for the annual Christian...

June 12, 2013

By: Bronwyn

This is the second of two posts written by guest blogger Jenifer Gamber. Jenifer is the mother of two young adults and author of Call on Me: A Prayer Book for Young People and My Faith, My Life: A Teen’s Guide to the Episcopal Church. She also leads retreats and workshops for Christian...

June 11, 2013

By: Lifelong Formation

Well, I missed National Barefoot Week (who knew there was a National Barefoot Week?) but nonetheless, I believe you will enjoy this blog post by my friend Genelda Woggon from St. Mary’s Episcopal Church in Asheville, NC. It is reprinted with permission from Building Faith.


June 5, 2013

By: Lifelong Formation

Have you made your mark with any of the Five Marks of Mission? Why not share your success with the rest of the church?

The Episcopal Church Office of Communication is asking you to create and share videos of local ministry and work in action as part of the Making Your Mark video...

May 29, 2013

By: Bronwyn

Today’s guest blogger is Teri Valente, Youth Ministry Coordinator for the Episcopal Diocese of Delaware & Program Director for Camp Arrowhead. Teri blogs at Youth Ministry in the Episcopal Diocese of Delaware.

I’m not sure I could be more excited for The Youth Cartel‘s the...

May 17, 2013

By: Bronwyn

As a child of the 60’s who spent time as a teenager campaigning to gain passage of the Equal Rights Amendment, I was more than thrilled this week as my residential home state of Minnesota legislated marriage equality.

I am painfully aware of the theological and faithful differences of...

May 15, 2013

By: Lifelong Formation

There’s no doubt that all media – including movies – have the ability to impact young minds. Through film, every director and screenwriter has particular themes and messages they are trying to convey.

As adults, we can help our children learn to discern the viewpoint of each film...

May 9, 2013

By: Bronwyn

We are again fortunate to welcome the Rev. Shannon Kelly as our guest blogger. Her topic for today is how we can help young people connect with new faith communities as they transition out of high school and into college or new jobs.

Making Connections

When any of us leave one community...

May 9, 2013

By: Lifelong Formation

Just a quick post to let you know the Children’s Curriculum Overview is now available from Church Publishing.

Also from Church Publishing, you can find:

VBS Overview How to Choose Curriculum Christian Education Planning Calendar Curriculum and the Ministry of Christian Education...