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September 25, 2014

By: Lifelong Formation

Today’s blog post is devoted to remembering the life and ministry of Janie Stevens. Janie was an early supporter of formation ministries in The Episcopal Church and friend and mentor to many of us over the years. We are all deeply saddened by her death and wish to remember the passion and joy...

September 23, 2014

By: Lifelong Formation

Mary Perrin is the rector of St. Martin of Tours Episcopal Church in Kalamazoo, Michigan, a vital, joy-filled, generous community in the Diocese of Western Michigan. Mary also serves on the diocesan Standing Committee and on The Episcopal Church’s Lifelong Formation Council.  

Generosity...

September 17, 2014

By: Lifelong Formation

Lord, make me an instrument of your peace,      where there is hatred, let me sow love;      where there is injury, pardon;      where there is doubt, faith;      where there is despair, hope;      where there is darkness, light; and      where there is sadness, joy.O, God, grant that I may not...

September 10, 2014

By: Lifelong Formation

Mary Perrin is the rector of St. Martin of Tours Episcopal Church in Kalamazoo, Michigan, a vital, joy-filled, generous community in the Diocese of Western Michigan. Mary also serves on the diocesan Standing Committee and on The Episcopal Church’s Lifelong Formation Council.  

All Saints...

August 26, 2014

By: Lifelong Formation

Today’s guest blogger is Cindy Spencer, Faith Formation Hub: Children and Family Ministries, Episcopal Diocese of Olympia. She also serves on the Lifelong Formation Advisory Council.

The Church as a Place of Community

Earlier this year, my city celebrated its first ever Superbowl win,...

August 19, 2014

By: Lifelong Formation

Today’s guest blogger is Cindy Spencer, Faith Formation Hub: Children and Family Ministries, Episcopal Diocese of Olympia. She also serves on the Lifelong Formation Advisory Council.

Story is a Defining Aspect of Our Humanity

Most days I love the stage of life my children are in right...

August 12, 2014

By: Lifelong Formation

Today’s guest blogger is Cindy Spencer, Faith Formation Hub: Children and Family Ministries, Episcopal Diocese of Olympia. She also serves on the Lifelong Formation Advisory Council.

Developing a Spiritual Practice of Presence

I have to confess that one of my favorite parts of checking...

August 7, 2014

By: Cindy Spencer

Today’s guest blogger is Cindy Spencer, Faith Formation Hub: Children and Family Ministries, Episcopal Diocese of Olympia. She also serves on the Lifelong Formation Advisory Council.

What did you love doing as a child?

“Truly, I tell you, unless you change and become like children,you...

July 30, 2014

By: Lifelong Formation

Today’s guest blogger is Cindy Spencer, Faith Formation Hub: Children and Family Ministries, Episcopal Diocese of Olympia. She also serves on the Lifelong Formation Advisory Council.

What Do Kids Really Need?

Last week I noticed the first “Back-to-School” ads in the newspaper.  While...

June 17, 2014

By: Lifelong Formation

Today’s guest blogger is Cindy Spencer, Coordinator for  Children and Family Ministries in the Episcopal Diocese of Olympia.

Summertime Faith

“Summer, summer, summer. I loved and hated summer. Summers had a logic all their own, and they always brought something out in me. Summer was...

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The US Department of Health and Human Services Administration on Aging issued this report in 200

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"Walk the Walk, Breathe a Prayer." Ecumenical retreat for adults age 60+, January 27, 2010, 9:30

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