Education and Faith Formation

 

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 
216-736-3863

United Church of Christ, Faith Formation and Christian Education page
Website: www.ucc.org/education

Association of United Church Educators 
Website: www.auce-ucc.org

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

www.faithpractices.org
www.spiritseasons.com
www.gatherround.org
www.ucc.org/justice/sexuality-education/our-whole-lives
www.kerygma.com
www.TheThoughtfulChristian.com
www.progressivechristianity.org
www.vibrantfaith.org