ECF Vital Posts shines spotlight on Hybrid Faith Formation Cohort
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ECF Vital Posts shines spotlight on Hybrid Faith Formation Cohort

Editor’s note: This article is the first in a series for the Episcopal Church Foundation’s Vital Posts blog. It was originally published here. Subscribe to Vital Posts for more profiles of church leadership in action—and more stories of the 2014 Hybrid Faith Formation Cohort.  Over the past eighteen months, I’ve learned a lot about how new ministry models … Continue reading »

Easter People #21: Back-to-school extravaganza
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Easter People #21: Back-to-school extravaganza

Podcast: Play in new window | Download It’s back-to-school time all over North America, and the Easter People (mostly) rejoice. We talk fall routines and rituals and educational pop culture before ending, as always, with our Green Shoots. Welcome once again to guest panelist Becky Zartman, aka the Vicar of H Street. Here are the bits of … Continue reading »

Kindling Conference resource wrap-up
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Kindling Conference resource wrap-up

One of my most important jobs as a faith resource curator is winnowing down large amounts of material and recommending short lists of important and manageable chunks. That’s especially true of conference resources, particularly when those conferences generate a lot of strong video. As listeners to our Easter People Podcast already know, I attended the Kindling Conference for … Continue reading »

e-Formation bootcamp returns to VTS September 19
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e-Formation bootcamp returns to VTS September 19

Are you looking to improve your knowledge and skills in online outreach and digital faith resources? Are you an e-Formation participant looking for a regional skills bootcamp? If so, get ready for a day of inspirational success stories and hands-on training. Join us September 19 at Virginia Theological Seminary for a day of learning about new ways of witnessing to … Continue reading »

Exploring ‘hard questions’ by starting with ‘big questions’
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Exploring ‘hard questions’ by starting with ‘big questions’

David Bornstein recently wrote on the New York Times Fixes blog about how we can repair our public discourse. His answer was in the form of a question, or rather “big questions.” Ask Big Questions is an initiative of Jewish campus organization Hillel and was co-founded by Hillel Rabbi Josh Feigelson and students Lexie Komisar and Allison Gross in … Continue reading »

Easter People #19: Serving with young adults (live from Kindling)
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Easter People #19: Serving with young adults (live from Kindling)

Podcast: Play in new window | Download The Easter People (well, some of them) come to you from the road! Live from the Kindling Conference for Young Adult and Campus Ministry Leaders, Jason and Kyle were joined in Minneapolis by past guest Mike Angell (@angellmike) and new pal Amity Carrubba (@amitycarrubba), director of Episcopal Service Corps. … Continue reading »

e-Formation gathers church leaders for learning exchange on new media innovation
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e-Formation gathers church leaders for learning exchange on new media innovation

Something is happening in Christian education and formation. Ministry models are changing. Curricula and other resources are adapting. Teachers and learners are discovering the joys and challenges of using new media to enrich their faith journeys. And as it has done since its founding in the 1980s, the Center for the Ministry of Teaching (CMT) is helping … Continue reading »