Evangelism, 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.
This page is being updated. Please check back soon to find information and resources for Adult Formation.Read More »
Camp Phoenix is a traditional summer camp with Episcopal values that seeks to bring campers into contact with God and into closer community with each other.Read More »
We have several colleges and universities within the Diocese of Missouri. Our local parishes and diocesan ministries are engaged in helping students find a spiritual home away from home.Read More »
The Diocese of Missouri offers many Christian formation programs for children, youth and young adults. We also offer resources, workshops and support for those leading ministries on the parish level.Read More »
Located in an historic and culturally diverse up-and-coming neighborhood in urban St. Louis Missouri, Deaconess Anne House invites passionate young adults, ages 21-29, to take part in a holy adventure of Christian service and intentional community.Read More »
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 »
Evangelism is the spiritual practice of seeking, naming, and celebrating Jesus' loving presence in the stories of all people -- and sharing that practice with others. Evangelism is not a burden or a chore. It is the great gift of being able to give and receive grace and hope and truth from everyone we meet. It is God reaching right down into our lives to find us and help us find each other.Read More »
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 »
Requiem or Renaissance is an 18-month discernment and skills-building program for all congregations currently receiving diocesan financial aid.Read More »