Missionpalooza 2015 (1)
Youth Ministry

As a youth minister myself, I often felt like I was thrown in the pool and expected to learn to swim.  Through many mistakes and some successes I slowly discovered how to do what I believe God was and is calling

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missionbogpost
Youth Ministry

Hundreds of churches offer short term youth mission trips as a way to express one of the essentials of our faith: reaching out in Christ’s name to those who are in need. Yet, organizing such a trip with all its

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Forma 2015 Conference
AdvocacyEditorial

Recently Forma has experienced amazing growth in size and influence: Our membership has reached an all-time high of 450. www.episcoforma.org is an active hub for sharing ideas, finding resources and jobs, registering for events, and more. The Forma Facebook group

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KO Forma Post
Editorial

My job as a seminary “resource person” keeps me thinking about ongoing professional development for ministers. If I had to sum up most people’s attitude on the subject, it would be this: Professional development? I know I need it. But I

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Racial reconciliation post
Editorial

Trinity Wall Street has recently declared an intention to be intentional about holding conversations about race — and so I was eager to connect with the Episcopal Church’s new missioner for racial reconciliation, Heidi Kim, at the Forma conference. Heidi

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