Resources


Children’s Charter for the Church

Old Version

New Version

Children’s Children’s Charter—simpler version

Implementing the Children’s Charter for the Church

Charter for Lifelong Christian Formation

 

ECUSA Resources

Vital Practices --Vestry Papers page

ECUSA Life Long Formation pages

Lesson Plans That Work

Formation in the ECUSA website archives

Building Faith (ecumenical, but ECUSA-driven)

  • see especially Christian Ed Links at middle right of landing page
  • Resource Room: Christian Ed handbook, curriculum reviews, links to all manner of things
  • Living In-Formation newsletter

Envisioning the Future of Faith Formation in the Episcopal Church

  • meditation on the options facing the ECUSA with and without use of technology and social media

Older Adult Ministries

Center for Spiritual Resources

  • site full of essays and books about things spiritual, including church

Center for the Ministry of Teaching--Virginia Theological Seminary

  • see especially Episcopal Teacher under “Publications” and the “Partners Page”

National Association of Christian Education Directors

Rite Series

 

Publishers

Church Publishing

  • Morehouse

Thomas Nelson

United Methodist Publishing House

  • Cokesbury
  • Abingdon
  • Abingdon Youth
  • Ministry Matters

Routledge (Religion)

Roman & Littlefield

  • esp. Cowley Publications

Creative Communications

  • booklets and doodads for the liturgical year

Forward Movement

Leader Resources

 

General

Lifelong Faith

  • fantastic journal filled with both ponderous and practical information

Logos Ministries

Text This Week

  • motherlode of quality, ecumenical sermon prep, prayer, liturgy and children’s materials
  • portal to ATLA

Wabash Center

  • grants for liturgical innovation
  • general support for teachers

Faith Formation Learning Exchange

  • connected to Life Long Learning and Center for Spiritual Resources

 Turner Center for Church Leadership and Congregational Development at Vanderbilt University (in partnership with UMC)