Tools for Christian Formation

  • Copyright Guidelines for Churches Linda Grenz writes in her Vital Posts blog, "Churches often fail to observe copyright laws, or even the basics of courtesy. We have this unfortunate habit of thinking that just because it is "for the church" it is OK..."
  • Advocacy Resources The following resources may be helpful as we prepare for another election year. These non-partisan resources can be used by individuals, small groups, and in adult education offerings.
  • Liturgies for Marriage and Blessing of Lifelong Covenants PDF versions of "The Witnessing and Blessing of a Marriage" and "The Celebration and Blessing of a Marriage" as approved at the 78th General Convention of The Episcopal Church.
  • Blessed to be a Blessing The "Blessed to Be a Blessing" stewardship reflection series is designed to complement and support congregations during their annual giving campaigns
  • Churches, Public Policy, and Elections Confused about limitations on church-sponsored dialogue during this political season? Check out these resources for guidelines related to church engagement in the electoral process and public policy.
  • Resources for Lent - 2013 Here’s a collection of resources related to Lent. As we discover new resources, we’ll add links; if you have a link to share, please share it via a comment (below) or add it to our Your Turn page.
  • Las diferencias entre los Católicos Romanos y los Anglicanos Una entrevista con el Rev. Alberto Cutié realizado por Maria Elvira Salazar sobre las diferencias entre los Católicos Romanos y los Anglicanos. Es una discusión buena sobre la identidad y espiritualismo de la Iglesia Episcopal.
  • Resource: Congregations with a School Does your congregation also have a school? Here are links to resources developed by the National Association of Episcopal Schools and other resources related to church-school partnerships. https://www.episcopalschools.org/about-naes/mission-purpose
  • Advent Resources Links to free Advent resources, calendars and devotions, reflections; St. Nicholas Day; and preparing for Christmas visitors at your church.
  • Lenten Resources Trying to remember where you saw that Lenten resource? ECF Vital Practices maintains a curated list of resources created by various faith organizations.
  • Building the Continuum: Scenarios for the Future of Episcopal Faith Formation A practical guide on how Christian Formation in the Episcopal Church will be impacted by technology over the next ten years.