Lifelong Christian Formation

  "Lifelong Christian Faith Formation in the Episcopal Church is lifelong growth in the knowledge, service and love of God as followers of Christ and is informed by Scripture, Tradition, and Reason."
- from "The Charter for Lifelong Christian Formation"



Recommended Resources

Baptism Preparation: Christ's Own Forever by Mary Lee Wile

First Communion Preparation: This Bread & This Cup by Mary Lee Wile

Confirmation: Confirm and Not Conform

Growing In Faith Formation Program

Adult Studies: Lifelong Formation 


Curriculum Resources

Episcopal Children's Curriculum

Augsburg Fortress

Vibrant Faith Ministries

Living Compass


Liturgical Resources for Lay Ministers

Acolyte Training Guide

Lay Readers 
Lector's Quick Training Guide
In depth Lector Training should take place annually and before a person is licensed as a Lay Reader in the diocese using For A Well Trained Tongue. This book is available for lending in the Diocesan Office.

Lay Eucharistic Visitors
Guidelines and Training Manual
Best Practices Manual