October 9, 2014

By: Bronwyn Skov

In the course of their Christian development, those baptized at an early age are expected, when they are ready and have been duly prepared, to make a mature public affirmation of their faith and commitment to the responsibilities of their Baptism and to receive the laying on of hands by the...

September 4, 2013

By: Bronwyn

As the program year kicks off, we also prepare to welcome new members into our communities.

Here are a few books from Leader Resources that might be useful in helping individuals and families understand and feel at home in the Episcopal Church. You might also consider using them as...

July 20, 2008

Youth believe something and the church needs to hear it. That's the radical basis for "Confirm not Conform" (CnC), a 16-session confirmation program developed by St. John's Church in Oakland, California, that is now being used in congregations nationwide.

Laurie Brock, associate rector...

December 31, 2003

Imagine a youth confirmation program so engaging that the participants choose to spend a whole day every month being part of it. Imagine young people from small congregations meeting with 25 friends their own age. Are we dreaming? Can this be the Episcopal Church?

Not only is it the...


A list of the most recently developed and commonly used resources in Episcopal settings for disc