Obviously flying cars as in The Jetsons and Blade Runner should be with us this year but before we see those, we here at FormedFaith are working on some other exciting projects.Read More
Imagine a locally-produced six-episode course with videos featuring faith experts and discussion questions designed to be used by you on your own or with a group. And it’s free! Click here to find out more…Read More
Adolescent years are a challenge for the best of us. Questions about self-identity, our place in the world, who to love and how to express that swirl around as hormones surge and ebb.Read More
How do you make a biblical film that will satisfy audiences? Deliver word-for-word speeches straight from an acceptable translation? Remain faithful to conventional dogma? Stay true to the depiction of ancient cultural lifestyles, but not too faithful so as to alienate Western audiences? Adapting any much loved text is going to be problematic.Read More
There are some terrific materials to use for lent this year. Here’s a selection suggested to me by those in the know…Read More
2018 DECLARED YEAR OF GENERATIONS TOGETHER
Archbishop Phillip has declared 2018 the Year of Generations Together.
For a year of special events, programs and emphasis on the whole family of God in our diocese, 2018 will be unlike any other!
There’s more to say and an exciting story to come but for now, mark this date in your calendars for the launch:
Thursday February 15th, 2018 - 6:30PM, St John’s Cathedral
And bookmark the new, ever-changing website where all of the resources, ideas and stuff for the year will be housed!
There’s a growing number of 360Project events coming up this year
and into the next. Book in now for a refresher or to try something new.
Friend of FormedFaith Greg Henderson has recommended the terrific resources of SparkHouse. This Christian media company makes video resources for people of all ages with a number of outcomes in mind.Read More
Here's info about a book and the link for the new ABM materials for Lent this year...Read More
The Building Faith website has been making some great resources for faith formation lately and here's another one. This free webinar is a middle-of-the-night thing for us here but normally registering for webinars means you can access the material at your own leisure after it's done. Here's the details from them...Read More
So many of us go to bed at night with the day racing through our minds. We need a way to both reflect and let go. A daily examen is one way to to this. By reviewing the day that has passed, and preparing for tomorrow with the expectation of God’s continued care, we create the habit of...Read More
Every now and then there comes a time for filling a gap in your work with children and young people in the Sunday School/Children's church program. The good people over at Building Faith website offer ideas here and there to help us with such moments.
This lesson from a year or two ago helps young people to think about the idea of...Read More
Here's a bunch of advent ideas and resources to browse...Read More
Want to learn more about the central book to your faith? Want to discover some tools which help with reading and understanding? How did they put this book together, anyway?Read More
Want to understand your faith more? Want to understand more about the strands of faith that combine to bring life to our Anglican Church? Want to experiment with different kinds of prayer from our long Anglican history to see what suits you best?Read More
What's happening in the Anglican Youth, children's and Families ministries office? Answer: It's all happening!!Read More
Do you believe exploring faith matters? Do you want to be equipped for ministry? Do you want to be more effective for mission? Do you want to go a little deeper into the scriptures than a single day or 6 week course can offer? Then you and your fellow parishioners may be candidates for...Read More
There's no doubt the work of encouraging the faith growth of everyone in the diocese is important. A measure of this is that some funding has been located to enable us to get more done!
Fiona Hammond has been employed for three days a week to...Read More
Can you feel the excitement?
The first new module of The 360 Project, FAITH360: Praying in Anglican Ways is happening for the first time! It'll be a landmark event for...Read More