Older Adult Formation


May 28, 2013

By: Lifelong Formation

This first video in a two-part series asks the question:

Aging is changing but are your perceptions of aging changing, as well?

Let me know what you think in the comments below.

May 23, 2013

By: Lifelong Formation

In this second of a two-part series on the intergenerational nature of Christianity, this video asks the questions:

How have we been transformed by our work? What is the changing ministry of grandparents?

What do you think? Respond in the comments below.

May 21, 2013

By: Lifelong Formation

Continuing in our series honoring Older Americans Month, this video, which is part 1 in a 2-part series, poses the following questions:

How do we live as Christians in a multi-generational society? How is God calling us to live in communities?

What are your thoughts?...

May 16, 2013

By: Lifelong Formation

In this video, the Rev. Canon Petero Sabune, Former Chaplain, Sing Sing Prison reflects on the challenges of aging in the prison system as well as ministry to, by and with prisoners.

Are you engaged in ministry with prisoners? Tell your story in the comments below.

May 15, 2013

By: Lifelong Formation

There’s no doubt that all media – including movies – have the ability to impact young minds. Through film, every director and screenwriter has particular themes and messages they are trying to convey.

As adults, we can help our children learn to discern the viewpoint of each film...

May 15, 2013

By: Lifelong Formation

I want to encourage you to “Save the Date” for the upcoming ecumenical web forum, Fifty Years Later: The State of Racism in America, announced yesterday on Episcopal News Service. The Forum will be held Friday, November 15 at 1 pm Central  (2 pm Eastern, noon Mountain, 11 am Pacific, 10 am...

May 14, 2013

By: Lifelong Formation

The latest in our month-long video series recognizing Older Americans Month asks the question:

How can I make a difference and advocate for aging in governmental structures at the local, state and national level and in what ways is the Episcopal Church uniquely structured...

May 9, 2013

By: Lifelong Formation

This is part II of the video I posted on Tuesday.

In particular, this video asks the questions:

What are challenges to aging at home? What is the unique call of the diaconate to aging communities? How do we support caregivers? 

Post your thoughts and reflections...

May 9, 2013

By: Lifelong Formation

Just a quick post to let you know the Children’s Curriculum Overview is now available from Church Publishing.

Also from Church Publishing, you can find:

VBS Overview How to Choose Curriculum Christian Education Planning Calendar Curriculum and the Ministry of Christian Education...

May 8, 2013

By: Lifelong Formation

I just heard about this training opportunity and thought to pass it along.

The Parish Resource Center of Long Island is sponsoring a 1-hour webinar on Dementia, Spirituality and the Faith Community on Tuesday, May 14 at 7 pm (Eastern).

Join the webinar to hear how congregations...