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 »

Five ways to participate in e-Formation from a distance
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Five ways to participate in e-Formation from a distance

You’ve probably noticed we haven’t been posting quite as regularly these past few weeks. No, we haven’t switched to our summer schedule early (at least, that wasn’t our plan). We’ve just been getting ready for the 2014 e-Formation Conference! Before pressing “go” on Monday morning, we’d like to let you know about some ways to participate … Continue reading »

e-Formation Conference: There’s still time to join us
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e-Formation Conference: There’s still time to join us

Good news! We’ve got a great crowd coming for the e-Formation Conference, but there’s still space available and time to register. We’ll even process registrations at the door. Here are the options that are still open: Full conference: $348 Full conference (student): $198 Monday or Tuesday Day Pass: $125 Monday or Tuesday Evening Speaker (general public*): $10 … Continue reading »

Easter People #16: Formative camping and formative television
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Easter People #16: Formative camping and formative television

Podcast: Play in new window | Download This week’s episode stars Randall Curtis, river guide and interplanetary explorer. Also Lisa teaching young people to fish (literally). Join the Easter People as we talk about camping ministry, the TV we’ve thrown ourselves into whole-heartedly, and our Green Shoots. And join us next time for our first-ever live … Continue reading »

Podcast review: The Collect Call
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Podcast review: The Collect Call

Title: The Collect Call (from the Acts 8 Moment) Tagline: “Proclaiming resurrection in the Episcopal Church” Creators:  Brendan O’Sullivan-Hale and Holli Powell Genres: Conversation, prayer Frequency: Weekly Availability: iTunes, RSS, Streaming *** What are they up to? Chatting about the spiritual meaning and historical background of the Collect of the Week, the appointed prayer that collects (get it?) the day’s themes at the beginning … Continue reading »

Webinar access returns to e-Formation
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Webinar access returns to e-Formation

We are once again offering live webinar access to the e-Formation Conference for those who can’t join us in Alexandria. This year’s webinar access will be significantly expanded: participation in all three days of the conference technology upgrades for improved user experience Below is the tenative schedule. Individual workshop selections are subject to change, but … Continue reading »

Five church leadership goals blogging can help you with
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Five church leadership goals blogging can help you with

It’s technology training season here in the CMT. In classes, in individual coaching, and in regional and national workshops and conferences, our attention is fixed on helping congregational practitioners, seminarians, and faculty better utilize digital media in their ministries of faith formation, communication, and leadership. For the next several Mondays, I’m going to distill some … Continue reading »