Day: January 29, 2015

At #Forma15

At #Forma15

You might have seen througout the day that we have been live tweeting from the Forma conference in Houston, TX. Kate McKey-Dunar has been our eyes and ears at this wonderful annual conference and has been sharing some of her experiences there.

 As a grassroots association of members of The Episcopal Church and kindred individuals and institutions, Forma supports, networks, advocates for, resources, and celebrates Christian formation leaders in their Christian formation ministries. This annual conference brings formation leaders and volunteers together to share knowledge, inspire each other, and […]

Seminary of Southwest celebrates Black History Month

This month the Seminary of the Southwest is celebrating Black History Month with a variety of activities:

Seminary of the Southwest is pleased to announce its special events for Black History Month 2015.  The focus of the events over the course of the month is a discussion of justice in the post-Civil Rights era of the United States.  Over the course of the month, the Seminary of the Southwest community will be considering the intersection of justice and race in three […]

Archbishop of Canterbury on tweeting and touching

Justin Welby, the Archbishop of Canterbury, says that when it comes to reconciliation and church conflict, it is essential to remember the value of being in person with “touch”:

For disputes within church communities, Jesus in Matthew’s Gospel makes it quite clear that personal interaction is essential – yet all of us feel that when someone has done something wrong, we should all say so! Electronic media breaks through locked doors, and pierces people painfully. It is not for all of us […]

Faith formation begins at home: updates from Kyle Oliver@ #Forma15

The Rev. Kyle Oliver, digital missioner at Virginia Seminary’s Center for the Ministry of Teaching, reports from Forma 15 on faith formation progress being made across the Episcopal Church:

I knew everything was bigger in Texas, and I knew not to mess with it. But I didn’t know that 36 hours here for the Forma 2015 pre-conference (with Episcopal Camps and Conference Centers) and opening evening could be packed with quite so many notable experiences.

Stay tuned to Key Resources and the Rev. Kyle Oliver’s […]