Christian Formation

We provide parishes with opportunities for training, community building, education, and resource guidance.

Recommended Acceptable Resource Curricula and Supplements:
We have several of these resources available through the Diocesan Christian Formation Resource Center

The Diocese of Alabama Adult Anglican Essential (free download)

Your Faith, Your Life: An Invitation to the Episcopal Church – Adult
by Jenifer Gamber

My Faith, My Life – Youth 
by Jenifer Gamber

My Faith, My Life – Youth Leader Guide
Downloadable book Uses Fr. Matthew videos found on YouTube

Episcopal Questions, Episcopal Answers – Exploring Christian Faith 
by Ian S. Markham and C.K. Robertson

Confirm not Conform (Episcopal) – Youth and Adult
From Forward Movement

Sealed and Sent Forth - LeaderResources  - Youth and Adults
Developed by Diocese of East Carolina
15 weeks of two-hour sessions – downloadable

I Believe: Confirmation for the 21st Century - Leader Resources
Two years, downloadable, 6th – 9th grade

I Will, With God’s Help – Morehouse 
6 or 12 weeks

Supplemental Materials That Are Appropriate

The Discovery Series (Diocese of Texas)

Jesus Was An Episcopalian (And You Can Be One Too!)
by Chris Yaw

Study Guide - LeaderResources
by Heidi Clark, LeaderResources

A People Called Episcopalians
by The Rev. Dr. John D. Westerhoff

The Story of the Episcopal Church DVD

The Story of Anglicanism DVD

The Newcomer (DVD) Collection – Part 1:

Welcome to the Episcopal Church

What It Means To Be An Episcopalian

An Introduction to the Book of Common Prayer

The Newcomer (DVD) Collection – Part 2:

Sacraments: Participating in Signs of God’s Grace

Baptism: Sacrament of New Birth

Do This for the Remembrance of Me

Father Matthew Videos 

Handouts from Tulsa Regional Christian Formation Training Event

Holy Habits

Videos from Diocese of Texas Regional Christian Formation Training Event:

Kathy Culmer
Storyteller leading Compline

Panel Discussion
Jane Gober, Sharon Pearson, Bronwyn Skov and Eric Moen

Plenary 2: Forming New Christians
Bronwyn Skov

 Plenary 3: What Makes us Interesting?
Dr. Scott Bader-Saye

Plenary 4: Unabashedly Episcopalians
The Rt. Rev. Andrew Doyle

Workshop: Special Needs
Lisa Puccio & Canon Jimmy Grace

Workshop: Children’s Chapel as Real Worship
Jane Gober

Workshop: Summer Out of the Box
Lisa Puccio and Sabrina Evans

Workshop: Leading with Renewal of Mind
John Newton

If you or your congregation would like assistance or guidance in Christian Formation, please contact our Director of Christian Formation, Sabrina Evans, via email at [email protected] or via phone at (405) 232 - 4820.