Christian Formation and Discernment Ministries
Christian Faith Formation in The Episcopal Church is lifelong growth in the knowledge, service and love of God as followers of Christ and is informed by scripture, tradition and reason.
Through the Episcopal Church, God invites, inspires and transforms us. Christian Faith Formation is a lifelong journey with Christ, in Christ, and to Christ.
Discernment is the process of determining God's calling in your life. This can apply when you are deciding whether to accept a promotion, or to enter into marriage, or to move to a new city. Defined more narrowly, discernment also describes the specific question of entering into holy orders.Read More »
The Episcopal School for Ministry convenes as a community of formation in the Diocese of Missouri. Its programs and courses offer opportunities for prayer, study, and mutual support, all with a view toward enriching students' vision and skills for ministry.
Technology allows us great opportunities to engage in Christian formation programs, despite the pandemic.
Here are a few selected resources for Zoom meetings, webinars and other online learning opportunities.Read More »