Building Faith: Online Christian Education Community – www.buildfaith.org
This invaluable website for Christian education provides a wealth of resources, articles and information for all ages. The site is updated daily with useful links, seasonal resources, book and curriculum reviews and practical ideas.
Forma – www.episcoforma.org
Forma is the Episcopal organization for Christian formation leaders. Membership is based on a sliding scale and includes access to a very active and helpful list serve as well as job postings and other professional information.
Growing Together is a series of intergenerational celebrations for churches. Each volume has 8 celebrations and includes background, activity suggestions and ideas for organizing. Sample copies are available in the Resource Room.
- Volume I: Fall and Winter Celebrations (All Saints, Advent, Christmas, Epiphany, Los Pasados and more)
- Volume 2: Spring and Summer Celebrations (Lent, Easter, Pentecost, Cinco de Mayo, Mardi Gras and more)
- Volume 3: More Fall and Winter Celebratons (Labor Day, New Year’s Day, Super Bowl Sunday and more)
- Volume 4: More Spring and Summer Celebrations (Martin Luther King Day, Mother’s Day, Father’s Day and more)
LeaderResources – www.leaderresources.org
LeaderResources offers a large collection of downloadable Christian Formation Resources — for children’s ministry, youth groups, adult education, congregational development and more! They provide churches with high-quality, low-cost Sunday School and confirmation curriculum, leadership training and other ministry resources, as well as retreat speakers, trainers or a consultant in religious education, youth ministry and congregational development. They also offer books, DVDs, education kits and teacher aids. While grounded in the Episcopal Church, they serve all denominations and people of faith.
Living IN-Formation – www.churchpublishing.org/emailSubscription
Living IN-Formation is a monthly E-newsletter of Christian Education resources edited by Sharon Ely Pearson, Christian Formation Specialist for Church Publishing, Inc.
Living the Good News – www.livingthegoodnews.com
Living the Good News is a comprehensive lectionary-based program for people of all ages.
Prayer Book Guide to Christian Education – www.prayerbookguide.wordpress.com
An on-line resource for Episcopalians based on the book of the same title.
Rows of Sharon: Thoughts of a Christian Educator – www.rowsofsharon.com
A personal blog written by Sharon Ely Pearson, Christian Formation Specialist for Church Publishing, Inc.
2013 Episcopal Curriculum survey results – http://tinyurl.com/lj3q3tr
Find out what is being used in The Episcopal Church!