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  • Godly Play Children's Ministry Conference

    by Anne Clarke, Lifelong Christian Formation Coordinator, The Episcopal Diocese of Northern California On August 11-13, 2016, the Episcopal Church of the Incarnation in Santa Rosa, will host a Godly Play Training and Children’s Ministry Conference. There are scholarships and grants available to support congregations who want to bolster their Godly Play program, begin a Godly Play program or who want to explore or begin other forms of children’s ministry (regardless of the size and make-up of you...

  • Faith Formation at Diocesan Convention

    by Anne Clarke, Lifelong Christian Formation Coordinator, The Episcopal Diocese of Northern California “Faith formation is about making space and drawing people together to share and heal old pains, and discern together new possibilities. In doing so, we need to trust the leaders that God gives us and recognize our own leadership.” “The vehicle used is not as important as the relationships that are formed. The Holy Spirit works to bring us together.” “How can we provide deeper sharing experience...

  • Just Mercy: Bishop's Fall Book Selection

    by Anne Clarke, Lifelong Christian Formation Coordinator, The Episcopal Diocese of Northern California Below are a few suggestions and resources for ways in which we can learn together from Bishop Beisner’s book selection for this fall, Just Mercy by Bryan Stevenson. If you use any of these resources, or develop your own, please share them with Anne Clarke, Lifelong Christian Formation Coordinator, at anne@norcalepiscopal.org, so that we can all learn from your experience! Suggestions and Resour...

  • General Convention: A Unique Glimpse

    by Anne Clarke, Lifelong Christian Formation Coordinator; Lay Deputy Alternate, 78th General Convention While I figured it would be an interesting and unique glimpse into part of the life of the Church, I was not sure what to expect from my time at the 78th General Convention in Salt Lake City. Most of what I had absorbed about past conventions was from major news stories, and perhaps a blog post that was cynically arguing a point or even proclaiming that the whole thing was a waste of time...

  • Lifelong Christian Formation Coordinator

    by Anne Clarke, Lifelong Christian Formation Coordinator, The Episcopal Diocese of Northern California Hello from your new Lifelong Christian Formation Coordinator! I have really enjoyed these first few weeks getting to know our diocese in a new way. From Clergy Conference to the College for Congregational Development to meeting people inside and outside the Office of the Bishop, I have felt warmly welcomed and grateful for all the interesting conversations I have had so far.

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