Older Adult Formation


July 8, 2013

By: Wendy Johnson

I ran across the article, A Model For Community, in an email last week. I was particularly challenged by their ideas around skill development for community building.

I would love to hear what you think. Post your comments below.


A Model for Communityby Cameron...

July 5, 2013

By: Lifelong Formation

I know that only a few of us will have the opportunity to participate in the prayers for the people of South Sudan next Monday at Tillman Chapel.

However, I hope that wherever you are at 9:15 am (EST) on Monday, July 8 you will join us in lifting prayers of hope for peace and...

June 27, 2013

By: Wendy Johnson

Summer can be a time when we see our families and children in church a bit less. Here are some good (and inexpensive) ideas from Candle Press on how to stay connected through the summer months:

Build up your library of To Go units. Pick and choose ideas that you think would benefit...

June 19, 2013

By: Lifelong Formation

On sale for $19.95, this 56-page Stewardship Sourcebook from Parish Publishing can be a resource to help your faith community start and maintain a multi-year stewardship plan.

Appropriate for any size church, this book includes a wealth of knowledge about forming a stewardship committee...

June 18, 2013

By: Lifelong Formation

This Thursday, June 20th, is World Refugee Day.

Did you know that RIGHT NOW there are over 43.7 million refugees and internally displaced people around the world?

This Thursday (or any day, really) would be a great day for you to find out how your faith community can work with...

June 13, 2013

By: Lifelong Formation

Today I so pleased to welcome Genelda Woggon from St. Mary’s Episcopal Church in Asheville, NC, as my guest blogger. It has been my honor over the course of the years to know Genelda and witness her passion for ministry first-hand. I am confident you will find her writing meaningful and fun....

June 11, 2013

By: Lifelong Formation

Well, I missed National Barefoot Week (who knew there was a National Barefoot Week?) but nonetheless, I believe you will enjoy this blog post by my friend Genelda Woggon from St. Mary’s Episcopal Church in Asheville, NC. It is reprinted with permission from Building Faith.


June 5, 2013

By: Lifelong Formation

Have you made your mark with any of the Five Marks of Mission? Why not share your success with the rest of the church?

The Episcopal Church Office of Communication is asking you to create and share videos of local ministry and work in action as part of the Making Your Mark video...

May 30, 2013

By: Lifelong Formation

The Episcopal Church Older Adult Ministries Task Force is the focus of this last video honoring Older Americans Month. The Task Force was formed through GC 2009-D004.

Watch the video to hear participants describe the ministry of the Task Force and why they are involved....

May 29, 2013

By: Lifelong Formation

This video asks the questions:

Aging is Changing but are your perceptions of aging changing? What stereotypes and myths about aging do you have?

Share your thoughts in the comments below.