Category Archives: Christian Education

Family Life Cycle in the Church

From the Along the Journey blog of the Center for Lifelong Learning: “Family Life Cycle Programming in the Church.” Please like & share:

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Do you know what you’re doing?

Many folks who find themselves engaged in the task of congregational education tend to be able to jump right in and keep the programs running. And they do an acceptable, if not admirable, job of keeping things going smoothly. Programs … Continue reading

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Church curriculum resources

In honor of Theological Libraries Month & American Archives Month the library staff at Columbia Theological Seminary sent this helpful list of curricular resources for congregations. These resources are available at the library’s curriculum lab (located in the children’s library). … Continue reading

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Planning for Christian Education Formation released

The new book by GRACE members Israel Galindo and Marty Canaday, Planning for Christian Education Formation: A Community of Faith Approach (Chalice Press) is immediately available in print and e-book format. Please like & share:

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Galindo’s new book reviewed

You can read a review of Galindo’s new book, Perspectives on Congregational Leadership at the Resource Center website. While there, visit other spots on the website for updates on resources for you and your congregation. Especially if your church is … Continue reading

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Shameless self promotion

The upcoming book by GRACE members Israel Galindo and Marty Canaday, Planning and Organizing for Christian Education Formation: A Community of Faith Approach (Chalice Press) will be released in March of 2010. Please like & share:

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You are that which you search for

Today was Orientation for the entering students at the seminary. A great bunch of folks. I was intrigued by the diversity in the group, including the span in ages and life experiences. The group served to confirm the reality that … Continue reading

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Three cheers

An Episcopalian priest played golf regularly with the local Baptist minister and two of his members. The priest kept inviting the Baptists to visit one of his services until they were embarrassed at not having gone. So they committed to … Continue reading

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Lori Strickland is the 2009 G.R.A.C.E. Award Winner

We are please to announce that BTSR student Lori Strickland is the recipient of the 2009 GRACE award. Congratulations, Lori! The G.R.A.C.E. Award is given to a student enrolled in the M.Div./Christian Education Formation concentration who shows the most promise … Continue reading

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A new resource for children’s missions education

I’m pleased to announce the release of a new resource for children’s missions education: Ready! Set! Go! Children on Mission Throughout the Church Year. The book was written by the students in my Teaching Children course, co-taught by Barbara Massey, … Continue reading

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