The Episcopal Diocese of Connecticut

Christian Formation All Ages

Google Group/Listserv on Formation

In order to facilitate communications and information sharing, a "Google Group" (list-serve) is forming for anyone who is involved in formation ministries (children, youth, and/or adult) for the Episcopal Church in Connecticut. Anyone who is interested in participating is more than welcome to. Interested individuals should email Sharon Ely Pearson at to be included. 

 Online Resources

Apps and mobile resources



Online Resource Centers


Apps and other mobile resources

Electronic Common Prayer (Book of Common Prayer app for Apple and Android)


BCP: Daily Office Readings
Richard Rohr - Center for Action and Contemplation
SSJE - Brother, Give Us a Word and other seasonal offerings
Forward Day by Day (Daily reading and meditation by Forward Movement
Mission St. Clare - daily office, including recorded music
Pray as You Go - Daily recorded prayer podcast by Jesuit Media, about 3 minutes
Book of Common Prayer Online
The Lectionary Page


The blog of Sharon Pearson (Christian Formation expert) which contains lots of resources for all ages.
The blog of the Dean of Formation, the Rev'd. Marcus Halley, that has a collection of formation and ministry resources. (COMING SOON)
Worshipping with Children -blog with seasonal resources for incorporating children into worship


A document with a collection of resources to facilitate a Church School conversation on Racism.

 A facilitator guide and handout on Living into Baptismal Ministry & Finding your Passions.


Two ways to connect with Forma, a network of those involved in Christian Education across the Church.


Resource Centers

Life Long Faith Associates - tremendous resources for faith formation on all ages. Click on the Presentations Page to see his Spring 2015 presentation to ConnECA.

Key Hall Online -site for Center for the Ministry of Teaching at VTS, resources divided by type (book, curriculum, app, etc.), age of learner (child, youth, family, etc.), context (home, church, school)
Build Faith - includes Curriculum Center and other resources for churches, as well as Home Practices
Center for Spiritual Resources - resources divided by content (contemplative wisdom, leadership development, lifelong faith formation, spiritual & personal growth, eTools and Tips)
Spirit Link - St. Columba’s, DC - resource page from a parish
Faith Formation Learning Exchange - for educators with research and formation resources
FORMA Resource page - from network of those involved in formation across Episcopal Church
Diocese of Texas Resource Page
Diocese of Southwest Florida Resource Page
Text This Week - Ecumenical Lectionary Based Resources