Education and Faith Formation


Clergy/Preaching Bible Study

A clergy/preaching Bible study in the West Valley based on the revised common lectionary ... working 10 days ahead.

Wednesdays from 1 - 2 p.m. We meet at Dillons - Thunderbird and the 101 in Peoria. [Map Link]

Non-UCC Clergy are welcome.

For more information, contact Brady Abel at 623-933-0058.

Christian Education and Faith Formation Resources

Two groups of Christian Education/Faith Formation staff, one in Tucson and one in Phoenix, have recently begun lunch gatherings for support and resourcing.

In Phoenix
Contact: Karen Richter or Abeth Spencer at Shadow Rock UCC - 602.993.0050

In Tucson
Contact: Carol Wilson - 520.296.9332

For additional Faith Formation resources, contact Carol Wilson, Commissioned Minister.

UCC Resources, Staff – National Setting of the United Church of Christ

The Rev. Ivy Beckwith, Minister and Team Leader for the UCC’s new Faith Formation Ministry Team (Begins December 1, 2013) 

The Rev. Katherine Epperly Minister of Family and Children's Ministries UCC
700 Prospect Ave Cleveland, Ohio 44115

United Church of Christ, Faith Formation and Christian Education page

Association of United Church Educators

Forming and Transforming: Study Resources on Faith Formation for Whole Congregations
"Things Have Changed…" [PDF]

Curriculum Comparison Chart

This resource presents an overview of a multitude of curricular resources to be used with children. While it doesn’t list every resource, it is fairly comprehensive. Within the chart you will find the publisher, website, foundation statement, content articulation, types of activities, teacher support available and cost.
2014 Curriculum Overview for Children’s Formation [PDF]

Faith Formation Online Network

The 2nd Tuesday of the month (Sept. – May) 
Contact: Lisa Hart

Online Resources