Tag: Christian Formation

ChurchNext: Build Your Parish Community Online

By: Liz Brignac, ChurchNext Trinity Episcopal Church in Upperville is facing a challenge. Parishioners are maintaining their numbers at Sunday services, but involvement in weekly activities like adult Christian formation and Bible study is diminishing. […]

Youth and Mission: Everyone plays an Important Role

This week on DioDocs, the Office of Mission and Outreach, once again, is sharing the voice of our youth. Nicholas Smoot and 12 other missioners from Grace Church, Alexandria, took off for New Jersey this […]

Finding a Way to Pray

As a little girl, I found that I had a really difficult time praying on Sunday morning. To me, kneeling after communion never inspired the most thoughtful and honest conversations with God. Through the eyes […]

Planning Ahead: Vacation Bible School

St. Alban’s, Annandale, hosted a Harry Potter themed Vacation Bible School in 2011.   By Meg Schwarz, Assistant for Christian Formation It may be difficult to believe, in the midst of ice, snow and ever-fluctuating […]

Celebrating Epiphany

By Meg Schwarz, Assistant for Christian Formation I’m sure that many of us could easily take a step back from our lives and view them through seasonal lenses, as distinct periods of time marked by […]