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Discovering Our Spirituality through Memory Boxes
Discovering Our Spirituality through Memory Boxes

I often allude to memory boxes when talking or thinking about spirituality and aging. They were prominent in my presentation at the Abundant Living Conference at Camp Allen in the

Breaking bread together differently
Breaking bread together differently

Gravatt Camp and Conference Center is an Episcopal camp and retreat center located in the Diocese of Upper South Carolina. Like many diocesan camps and retreat centers, it’s a place

Actually, they DO get something out of it
Actually, they DO get something out of it

More than a year ago, I wrote a blog post about Libby Lane’s consecration as the first woman bishop in England. I realized how important this was to me, because

A reflection on the Missional Voices conference
A reflection on the Missional Voices conference

This past weekend, the inaugural Missional Voices Conference gathering took place on the campus of Virginia Theological Seminary. A group of us seminarians spent that past nine months asking the

Creation care curriculum free today, includes badges
Creation care curriculum free today, includes badges

We have two brief and exciting announcements for you today, both related to our friend and colleague Cindy Coe’s work as an Episcopal Church Justice & Advocacy Fellow. (1) Cindy has

Midlife Adults: Engaging the midlife crisis
Midlife Adults: Engaging the midlife crisis

This post by Jim Merhaut is part of a series inspired by the Seasons of Adult Faith Formation book, symposium, and issue of Lifelong Faith Journal. You can read the whole issue here. The midlife crisis

Faith Formation Practices for Mature Adults
Faith Formation Practices for Mature Adults

This is the third of four posts about ministry for mature adults inspired by the Seasons of Adult Faith Formation book, symposium, and special issue of Lifelong Faith Journal. Whatever

Midlife Adults: Building trust
Midlife Adults: Building trust

This post by Jim Merhaut is part of a series inspired by the Seasons of Adult Faith Formation book, symposium, and issue of Lifelong Faith Journal. You can read the whole issue here. Building trust is

Faith Formation Themes for Mature Adults
Faith Formation Themes for Mature Adults

This is the second of four posts about ministry for mature adults inspired by the Seasons of Adult Faith Formation book, symposium, and special issue of Lifelong Faith Journal. Gary

Discover Jesus with the Surprise! VBS
Discover Jesus with the Surprise! VBS

Surprise! Stories of Discovering Jesus MennoMedia mennomedia.org Cost: $164.99 Surprise! Is a straight-forward, well-designed VBS program with age-appropriate, Bible-based activities. The activities and program elements are clearly explained, adaptable, and