Creating sacred spaces and time to use them can seem impossible in a busy life. Check out this little book full of wonderful, easy ideas for just that purpose.Read More
The next St Francis College Short Course is taking shape: Facing Deep Questions! In order to work out what big questions we’ll explore, we’ve set up a short poll for you to spend two minutes with. Please take a moment or two to vote on the questions you’d like answered.Read More
Parishes and agencies in the Anglican Diocese Southern Queensland can book in now for the wonders of the 360 Project, delivered to you in your place! Just book a seminar, round up at least 10 people and Jonathan and/or Fiona will head to anywhere in the diocese to facilitate your choice.Read More
It’s only weeks away, a new St Francis College Short Course called Being Anglican.
Watch the teaser video here.
See Archbishop Phillip as he uses his wonderful teaching skills to unpack the distinctiveness of Anglican Christianity: the Middle Way through Scripture, Tradition and Reason.Read More
Into the Desert is a great app for your smart phone from ABM. Useful at any time of year, this app especially comes into its own during Lent.Read More
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
It's Vocation month, as of course you knew. Our bishops have been talking about vocations and the cameras have been rolling. What does "vocation" mean? Are vocations only for priests?
What might yours be?Read More
There's no doubt Jesus encouraged people reconciled with each other and with God. In practice approaching reconciliation with our fellow humans is not always easy. Where do we start? What can we practically do? One way is to hear the stories of people, their feelings, emotions and thoughts.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
Here's the message form Archbishop Phillip which delineates the theme for our year in the Diocese of Brisbane/Southern Queensland.
It's inspiring so pass around the link and watch it in church!
May this be a way we can grow our church family during 2018 and beyond!
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!
Suggestions are flowing as for advent resources for this season. Here are a few…Read More
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
Using visuals in worship is a no-brainer tool for our congregations. We use them in everything from worship booklets to PowerPoint presentations, posters and flyers.
But where can you get copyright free images to use in these instances?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