Children and Family Resources
Faith at Home: A web site designed for Episcopal parents who wish to encourage and support faith development in the home.
For teachers/Christian Educators:
Beulah Land Storytelling Kits: play sets; felt board storytelling kits that illustrate biblical stories (other items available); helpful for interactive storytelling; produced by the publishers of the Sunday Paper (see below).
Building Faith: An online community for Christian Educators and faith formation leaders sharing information,tools, resources, ideas and best practices.
Candle Press: An Episcopal source for formation, sacramental, liturgical, seasonal resources.
Creative Communications for the Parish: an ecumencial catalog with items for projects, church seasons etc.
FORMA An organization for Christian Educators from the Episcopal Church and other Christian traditions that provides professional support, networking, resources and leadership development. Annual membership includes participation in a nationwide list serv for Christian Educators.
Sermons 4 Kids: Lectionary based (Revised Common Lectionary) weekly children's sermons, activities,coloring pages, puzzles, games, songs, crafts; free e-mail subsciption service for weekly sermons; includes an on-line forum for sharing sermons and ideas; sermons also available in Spanish.
The Sunday Paper/The Sunday Paper Junior: A weekly, Episcopal lectionary-based cartoon booklet presenting the Sunday lesson in a child friendly format. Good as a supplement to curriculum/also as a worship bulletin for children.
A comprehensive set of Christian formation resources may be found at the website of Forma - "an association and dynamic community of Christian educators, formation professionals, and their institutional partners that celebrates and upholds the diverse ministries of Christian formation across the Episcopal Church. With members from over 40 states and 60 diocese, we are an independent 501(c)3 nonprofit organization linked to but not legally affiliated with TEC."