Older Adult Formation


November 1, 2013

By: Wendy Johnson

Happy All Saints!

As Team Leader for the Formation and Vocation Ministries Team of The Episcopal Church, I am pleased to offer an update on some staff changes that are in play in two of our three offices.

Ruth-Ann Collins, Missioner for Lifelong Christian Formation, has taken a...

October 28, 2013

By: Shannon Kelly

The United Nations has designated Monday, November 25 as “International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women.” This kicks off the Center for Women’s Global Leadership’s 16 Days of Activism Against Violence Against Women, observed from November 25 through December 11.


October 25, 2013

By: Wendy Johnson

Today’s guest blogger is Genelda Woggon. This post originally appeared on Building Faith. Genelda has been ministered to and by children for over 40 years in her professional work as a Christian Formation Leader, most especially through the Catechesis of the Good Shepherd for the past 20 years...

September 26, 2013

By: Lifelong Formation

The Vision and Practice of 21st Century Faith Formation is an interactive educational program for priests, faith formation leaders, and staff in all Christian congregations.

During this three-day event you will:

Understand the diverse religious and spiritual needs of all...

September 25, 2013

By: Lifelong Formation

As Executive Council prepares to meet, each office of the Episcopal Church submits a report on their activity during the previous quarter. Our Team Leader, Bronwyn Clark Skov, prepares the report.

As you know, it is important to all of us in the Office of Formation and Vocation to do...

September 13, 2013

By: Lifelong Formation

Today I am so pleased to welcome Cynthia Coe as guest blogger.  Cindy wrote the Abundant Life Garden Project resources for Episcopal Relief & Development, available to Episcopal parishes and schools for free download at www.episcopalrelief.org/children.



September 12, 2013

By: Lifelong Formation

For the past several months I have been working on the November 15 event, Fifty Years Later: The State of Racism in America, hosted by The Episcopal Church and the Diocese of Mississippi and live-streamed from St. Andrew’s Episcopal Cathedral in Jackson, Mississippi.

It has been both a...

September 12, 2013

By: Lifelong Formation

Hopefully, by now you have heard about the landmark November 15 forum, Fifty Years Later: The State of Racism in America, live streamed from St. Andrew’s Episcopal Cathedral in Jackson, Mississippi, and sponsored by the Episcopal Church and the Diocese of Mississippi.

The Presiding...

September 11, 2013

By: Lifelong Formation

Today I am pleased to welcome Ryan K. Smith as guest blogger. Ryan is a freelance writer, primarily for the Chester/Community Spirit Newspaper in Delaware County, Pennsylvania. He is a lifelong Episcopalian and member of St. George St. Barnabas Episcopal Church, Philadelphia. More of his work...

September 10, 2013

By: Lifelong Formation

Just over 50 years ago thousands of Birmingham students – some as young as 6 years old – left their classrooms to participate in a peaceful march on City Hall where they were hoping to meet with the mayor to discuss the end of segregation in their city. In response to this nonviolent protest,...


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An adult education program where participants experience building a Christian community, while e