The pandemic has presented challenges to leaders involved in faith formation. Christy Miller White and Kathy Pittenger offer support with three new cohorts starting in January 2022.
Where does a lifelong commitment to God begin? The Rev. Gary Keene traces his ministry journey from a camp in Michigan to California, through Montana, Nashville, Colorado, and now retirement.
Christian Education Sunday 2021 Equipping, Resourcing, Growing in Faith Many churches have a Christian Education Sunday as a day to highlight the faith formation ministries of the congregation. Sometimes it also includes the presentation of Third Grade Bibles, prayer for Faith Formation Leaders/Sunday School Teachers/Youth Leaders and more. Often an offering is taken as one… Continue Reading Christian Education Sunday 2021
Gifts to the annual Christian Education Sunday offering are used to provide mini-grants supporting faith formation efforts in local churches across Michigan.
As we emerge into the post-pandemic world, we can begin planning for the future of faith formation in our local churches.
Seven webinars are coming in June and July aimed at helping your church build faith and community in the post-pandemic era.
Faith formation is entering a new season as churches return to in-person activity. This Zoom session explores your questions about the return to vital ministry with children.
When it comes to Christian education, relationships are more important than the curriculum’s content, says Kathy Pittenger, Coordinator of Children’s Initiatives for The Michigan Conference.
“The report of camping is at the heart of everyone,” said trustee chair Jim LeBaron after a new program approach was shared during the 2020 Corporate Session of The Michigan Annual Conference.
The Michigan Conference is served by three coordinators of age-level ministries. Meet Kathy Pittenger, the new Coordinator of Children’s Initiatives.