Older Adult Formation

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June 10, 2014

By: Lifelong Formation

Today’s guest blogger is The Rev. Canon Rebecca Kirkpatrick, Canon for Faith Formation: 35 and Under for the Episcopal Diocese of Olympia, and also serves as the Episcopal Chaplain for the University of Washington in Seattle.

Summer is Coming…

Every year at this time, I re-read “Doing...

June 3, 2014

By: Lifelong Formation

Guest blogger, Kathy Bozzuti-Jones, began teaching Godly Play to children in 2002.  She is a member of the Lifelong Formation Council, Assoc. Director of Faith Formation and Education at Trinity Wall Street in New York City, and a spiritual director.

Knowing Jesus in a New Way

My...

May 29, 2014

By: Shannon Kelly

A while back, I ran across this article on Edutopia that looks at using Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs to address the needs of students in the classroom. Maslow’s theory, presented in 1943, remains a popular framework for sociology and psychology, even though it has its critics and skeptics....

May 20, 2014

By: Lifelong Formation

Kathy Bozzuti-Jones is a member of the Lifelong Formation Council, a spiritual director, and member of the Faith Formation and Education staff at Trinity Wall Street in New York City.

Spiritual direction is an ancient practice of sacred conversation about life, in the light of faith,...

May 16, 2014

By: Lifelong Formation

We welcome back as guest blogger Warren Frelund, who serves on the Lifelong Formation Advisory Council and has served as a deacon in The Episcopal Church for 20 years. 

May is Older Americans Month (OAM), a time set aside by our government to recognize older Americans for their...

May 14, 2014

By: Lifelong Formation Team

Today’s guest blogger, Kathy Bozzuti-Jones, Ph.D., is associate director of Faith Formation and Education at Trinity Wall Street and chaplain to Trinity Preschool.

We’ve all heard the statistics on the growing numbers of Americans today who identify as religiously unaffiliated. Often...

May 13, 2014

By: Lifelong Formation

Today we welcome back guest blogger Jenny Beaumont, who serves as the Director of Adult Spiritual Formation for Christ Episcopal Church in Charlotte, North Carolina. This is the final article in a 3-part series by Jenny on formation programming based in small groups.

It’s about the...

May 6, 2014

Today we welcome guest blogger Jenny Beaumont, who serves as the Director of Adult Spiritual Formation for Christ Episcopal Church in Charlotte, North Carolina. This is the second in a three-part series by Jenny on formation programming based in small groups.

Building trust one question at...

May 6, 2014

By: Lifelong Formation

Today we welcome guest blogger Jenny Beaumont, who serves as the Director of Adult Spiritual Formation for Christ Episcopal Church in Charlotte, North Carolina. This is the second in a three-part series by Jenny on formation programming based in small groups.

Building trust one question at...

April 29, 2014

By: Lifelong Formation Team

Today we welcome guest blogger Jenny Beaumont, who serves as the Director of Adult Spiritual Formation for Christ Episcopal Church in Charlotte, North Carolina. This is the first of a 3-part series by Jenny on formation programming based in small groups.

“I need some advice!”

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FROM THE DIOCESE OF LOS ANGELES: A Collect for Older Adults and Their Ministry and suggested ins

From the Wingspread seminar in 2009, the American Society on Aging (ASA) and the National Counci

FROM THE DIOCESE OF TEXAS: 2008 report on Senior Ministries (2 pages). Submitted Sept.

FROM THE DIOCESE OF LOS ANGELES: Sample clergy permission cards.

These statistics on aging were published in 2005 by Florida State University's Pepper Institute

The Older Adult Ministries Task Force compiled the following list of questions to help congregat

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BenefitsCheckUp is free service of the National Council on Aging (NCOA), a nonprofit service and

The work of LeadingAge is focused on advocacy, leadership development, and applied research and

We deliver services through a nationwide network of over 1,400 offices that include regional off

The Federal Interagency Forum on Aging-Related Statistics was initially established in 1986, wit

The Center for Aging and Spirituality is founded on the belief that issues of spirituality and f

The Consumer Voice envisions a world in which all consumers of long-term care, services and supp

The National Senior Citizens Law Center’s principal mission is to protect the rights of low-inco

The American Society on Aging is an association of diverse individuals bound by a common goal: t

A non-profit coalition of national organizations focusing on issues of family caregiving.

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