EJE19: Episcopal Youth Event The Department of Faith Formation, in partnership with the Episcopal Church Office of Latino Ministries and Office of Global Partnerships, and the seven dioceses of Province IX are pleased to announce that Evento de Jóvenes Episcopales (EJE19) will be July 17, 2019 to July 20, 2019 at Ciudad del Saber in Panama City, Panama. Find out more >
ECF is pleased to announce that the application for the 2019 Fellowship is now open. Visit theECF website to learn more about theFellowship Partners Programand begin the application process. Since 1964, ECF has awarded 225 Fellowships to individuals pursuing advanced academic studies and special ministries with the aim of educating and equipping future lay and clergy leaders. The last ECF Fellowships were awarded in June 2018 to Sarah Barton and Joshua Rodriguez-Hobbs; you can read about their work here.
Note: the following information is presented in English and Spanish Aviso: La siguiente información se presenta en inglés y en español
Episcopal Church Young Adult Service Corps: Applications accepted for 2019-2020 placements [October 18, 2018] The Young Adult Service Corps (YASC) offers exciting opportunities to serve, learn, and share while spending a year living and working with communities around the world. Read the whole press release (scroll down the page for the Spanish) >
Save the Date: eFormation + Building Faith Webinars All webinars are the middle Wednesday of the month, at 3pm eastern. Remember that if you register, you'll automatically receive the recordings and resources. Register here for Fall 2018:
Episcopal ministries (or ecumenical ministries with an Episcopal presence) with dreams of launching a ministry or program for young adults are invited to apply for an Episcopal Church Young Adult and Campus Ministry grant. Eligible applicants include dioceses, congregations, or college/university ministries that are currently engaging in or seeking new relationships with young adults on and off college campuses. Grant information and applications are available online. Completed applications may be submitted beginning Thursday, November 1; the last day to submit a grant application is Monday, November 19, 2018, at 10 pm Eastern time. Find out more >
2018 Advent Resources Available Online New Advent resources for congregations, dioceses, and communities of faith include the Spanish translation of Journeying the Way of Love Advent curriculum, translations of Preparing to Become Beloved Community Advent curriculum in Spanish and Haitian Creole, as well as a Sermons That Work compilation of Advent and Christmas selections, AdventWord 2018, seasonal bulletin inserts, and a three-part webinar series from Episcopal Migration Ministries and the Episcopal Church’s Office of Government Relations. All are available here.
Journeying the Way of Love: New Advent curriculum and Resources for Way of Love: Practices for Jesus-Centered Living: Recognizing that Episcopalians have been hunting for resources to support our journeys on The Way of Love, the Office of the Presiding Bishop offers this update on what’s available and what’s coming soon at www.episcopalchurch.org/wayoflove and around the church.
Parish Communicators' Monthly Virtual Meet-up Are you a volunteer or staff member who supports communications in your parish? Do you edit the newsletter? Keep social media humming? Oversee the website? Do you want to connect peers in Episcopal parishes all over the Church? A grassroots group of parish communicators is starting a monthly meeting to share ideas, address common challenges and build relationships. To join the group and get updates on meetings, fill out this form.
Equipping the Church for Faith Formation:The CMT provides resources and training for thoughtful, innovative Christian formation for all ages. Find out more>
MONS NVBIFER SANCTVS Contemplative Christian Formation for the Whole of Life www.monsnubifer.org Mons Nubifer Sanctus (Holy Cloud-Bearing Mountain) offers weekend, week-long and longer-term residential programs that assist people of all walks and stations of life to explore and to enter the spiritual wisdom and ways of the ancient Christian faith. Find out about their blog and coming events.
The Center for the Ministry of Teaching Whether you read Building Faith, Episcopal Teacher or eFormation, we're here to support you in ministry. Once a month, we'll send you helpful resources, updates, and need-to-knows, all to serve you. Check out this notice>