Older Adult Formation

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March 11, 2014

By: Shannon Kelly

Today we welcome guest blogger Cindy Spencer, who works in Children and Family Ministries at Saint Mark’s Cathedral and the Episcopal Diocese of Olympia. Cindy serves on the Lifelong Formation Council. 

It’s Lent again, the time of year when, as a minister to children and families, I...

March 11, 2014

By: Shannon Kelly

Today we welcome guest blogger Cindy Spencer, who works in Children and Family Ministries at Saint Mark’s Cathedral and the Episcopal Diocese of Olympia. Cindy serves on the Lifelong Formation Council. 

It’s Lent again, the time of year when, as a minister to children and families, I...

March 5, 2014

By: Shannon Kelly

Ash Wednesday, March 5, is the day that Lent begins.  It is a day of reflection for us to stop, pause, and examine our lives.  What is it we want to change? What is it we want to do? This is a day set aside to remember we are a part of God’s creation and we need to be working with God and with...

March 5, 2014

By: Shannon Kelly

Ash Wednesday, March 5, is the day that Lent begins.  It is a day of reflection for us to stop, pause, and examine our lives.  What is it we want to change? What is it we want to do? This is a day set aside to remember we are a part of God’s creation and we need to be working with God and with...

February 26, 2014

By: Shannon Kelly

2014 Lenten Calendar

Illustrated by award-winning cartoonist Jay Sidebotham, an Episcopal priest, Join the Journey invites spiritual reflection through gentle humor and is a wonderful companion for the Lenten season.

Episcopal Relief and Development Lenten Devotional

We invite you to...

February 19, 2014

By: Shannon Kelly

The Office of Formation is involved with the Anglican Communion project, Bible in the Life of the Church. This project was commissioned by the ACC in 2009 and the Report Deep Engagement; Fresh Discovery was warmly received by the ACC in 2012. The Report not only offers a number of reflections...

February 18, 2014

By: Shannon Kelly

Today we welcome guest blogger Chris Lynn, Adult Conferences Program Director for Kanuga Conferences. Kanuga Conferences is situated on 1,400 mountain acres near Hendersonville, North Carolina, with scenic Kanuga Lake at its center. Each year Kanuga welcomes more than 25,000 guests to their...

January 31, 2014

By: Shannon Kelly

Terminology in the church (and throughout the world) continually changes as we humans try to verbalize and articulate what we mean. Sometimes our language clarifies, sometimes it makes things too broad and inclusive so we aren’t sure what we are talking about, and sometimes it is helpful yet...

January 27, 2014

By: Shannon Kelly

Today’s guest blogger is Jerusalem Jackson Greer, author of A Homemade Year: The Blessings of Cooking, Crafting and Coming Together. Her complete bio is at the end of the article.

Bonfires and Tamales: Observing Candlemas

I discovered the celebration of Candlemas three years ago while...

January 24, 2014

By: Shannon Kelly

This week, Faith Formation leaders from across The Episcopal Church have been gathered at the Forma Conference for continuing education and networking.

At yesterday’s plenary gathering, Forma officially introduced Faith Formation Academy, which will be offering a Certificate Program for...

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