About Forma

Forma is 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.

Forma members and partners are . . .

. . . members of the body of Christ accepting the call to ministry extended to us in our baptismal covenant

. . . ministers of the church—both ordained and lay

. . . paid and non-paid professionals—part-time and full-time—with responsibility for Christian formation for children, youth, and adults

. . . Episcopal educators who hold positions in local parishes, regional or diocesan offices, seminaries and other Christian education institutions

. . . consultants, camp and conference coordinators, publishers, advisers, and resource coordinators in the area of Christian formation

. . . congregations, diocese, resource providers, and other institutions that value formation ministry and partner with Forma in its mission

. . . we are YOU—welcome!!