The Episcopal Diocese of Connecticut

Lay Formation

Education for Ministry (EfM) courses are held in several locations in Connecticut and there is an online option as well. For more information see the EfM page.

ChurchNext ( provides a HUGE selection of online courses by individual or parish subscription. As of September 2014, thier categories included:Baptism, Bible Study, Book of Common Prayer, Church Management, Denominational courses, Family, Liturgy, Outreach, Prayer, Relationships, Self-Care, Spirituality, the Christian Year, Theology & Church History, "Why?", and Youth Ministry.

Forma, The Network for Christian Formation, A community within The Episcopal Church that has a focus on the core values of: love and care, creativity and wonder, formation and education, integrity and dignity, honor and call. The website has resources for youth and children's, young adult, and adult formation, both at home and in group settings.