Curated Resource Collections

There are millions of resources out there. A curator helps collect, sift, and organize content around a theme or a common mission. Below are a number of websites that curate faith formation materials- there is an entire universe in each one!

Build Faith Resource Room
From the Center for the Ministry of Teaching at Virginia Theological Seminary, this huge repository of articles, resources, and guides can help you with everything from choosing a Sunday School curriculum to planning a Holy Week service to choosing a Bible translation.

Curriculum Guides
- Includes charts comparing curricula for groups of all ages, including Sunday School and Confirmation
- Resources on selecting an approach to faith formation for your congregation or group (Montessori, Lectionary-based, Story-based, etc.)

Seasonal Resources for Faith Formation

Faith at Home
Resources for faith formation within your household…whatever your household looks like.

Pinterest
The Center for the Ministry of Teaching at Virginia Theological Seminary also has several Pinterest boards.

 

The Center for Spiritual Resources
From the Episcopal Diocese of Western North Carolina, this is a very comprehensive guide to all kinds of resources related to faith formation, from the Enneagram to congregational archival practices. The resources are easy to sort and search, and helpfully categorized: Lifelong Faith Formation, Spiritual & Personal Growth, Leadership Development, Contemplative Wisdom, and eTools & Tips.

 

Key Resources
From the Center for the Ministry of Teaching at Virginia Theological Seminary, the Key Resources organizes and describes their top picks for faith formation resources in The Episcopal Church, for different age groups, seasons and contexts.

Curriculum Reviews

Pinterest Sources


21st Century Faith Formation
Expansive set of resources from many denominations, including an emphasis on intergenerational formation and best practices for different age groups, curated by John Roberto and Lifelong Faith Associates.

 

 

Faith at Home
Curated resources by an Episcopalian mother; includes articles on Godly Play, children with special needs, book recommendations on spiritual parenting, among many other things!

 

 

E-Formation Resources from Faith Formation 4.0
Julie Lytle’s book on Digital Faith Formation is expanded in this website with a huge collection of online faith formation resources.

 

 

 

Additional Collections of Resources from Other Episcopal Dioceses

Diocese of Texas
Diocese of Chicago, Children’s Formation Resources
Diocese of Massachusetts


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