Upcoming diocesan meeting:

Christian Education Collaboration

Join us Friday August 23rd 6-8pm via Zoom, for a Christian Education Collaboration gathering! We will explore different methods of story telling with the Creative Basics for Kids, share resources and more! Email Katie Holicky,  with questions, and for the Zoom link.  

Where Mainers find resources and ideas:

Way of Love resources from The Episcopal Church
Children's resources collected by FORMA - Episcoforma Children’s Page
Pinterest page maintained by FORMA - FORMA's pinterest
From the Center for the Ministry of Teaching at Virginia Theological Seminary - Building Faith and Building Faith: Home Practices.
Reimagine Faith Formation is from LifeLong Faith Associates.
Ask questions and respond to the questions of others on the very active listserv for FORMA members.
You can get great ideas from your colleagues in Maine! Look at the Christian Ed Collaboration: Curriculum and Weekly Practice page.

Conferences and Continuing Education:   

Christian Ed Collaboration Meetings - Teachers, clergy and Christian Ed directors meet periodically, or you can join us online. Dates are advertised on our facebook page and in the DioLog
Visit another Maine Episcopal church to observe their Sunday School program.  The Christian Ed Collaboration group has budget money to reimburse you for travel. Contact .
ECF Vital Practices courses - free, online courses offered by the Episcopal Church Foundation. ecfvp.org
FORMA Conference - This excellent national conference for Episcopal Christian Educators from all over the country is at the end of January or early February. People from Maine usually attend.  FORMA
Godly Play training is accessible from the Godly Play website.
To find out about diocesan grants which can pay part of the cost of continuing education, go to Wolf Fund Grants.
Join our Facebook group and subscribe to the DioLog to find out about other events offered during the year.
 

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