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Introduction to the Way of Love

Introduction to the Way of Love

The Way of Love Presiding Bishop Curry has invited the whole church to take up The Way of Love, a ...
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Advent Way of Love

Advent – Prepare the Way

There are a great many resources available to help us keep a holy Advent and prepare for Christmas. If you ...
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Safe Church Training

Safe Church

The Episcopal Church and the Diocese of Rhode Island recognize the potential for harm when a priest, lay employee or volunteer ...
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Advent Way of Love

Advent Way of Love

New Advent resources include digital invitation kits Your church can "Prepare the Way of Love this Advent" with a new ...
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Congregational Development Mini-Grants

Congregational Development Mini-Grants

The Congregational Development Commission (CDC) awards grants to our congregations, using the income from endowments designated to support the development ...
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Rumford pilgrims explore life with Christ

Rumford pilgrims explore life with Christ

A group of pilgrims at Epiphany, Rumford, has completed an eight-month journey — through a series of books. All 46 ...
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Grant money available for your congregation's Way of Love events

Grant money available for your congregation’...

The Congregational Development Commission (CDC) would love to help fund events and programs sponsored and run by YOUR congregation which ...
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How2charist videos and discussion guide

How2charist videos and discussion guide

An instructed Eucharist in digital format, available 24/7. All of the How2charist videos for viewing on our diocesan video portal ...
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Meeting Jesus in the Gospel of John

Meeting Jesus in the Gospel of John

Have you ever wished to deepen your relationship with God? To experience a warm friendship with God? Maybe even fall ...
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Rule of Life

Rule of Life

A Rule of Life is an intentional pattern of spiritual disciplines that provides structure and direction for growth in holiness ...
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The Way of Love: <BR>An Intergenerational Gathering

The Way of Love:
An Intergenerational Gatherin...

As a means to introduce The Way of Love to children and families (including grandparents), this resource describes a 90-minute session ...
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LENT: Life Transformed

LENT: Life Transformed

Life Transformed: The Way of Love in Lent The journey through Lent into Easter is a journey with Jesus. We ...
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Spiritual Practices

Spiritual Practices

What are Spiritual (or Christian) Practices? "Christian practices are not activities we do to make something spiritual happen in our ...
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TURN Overview

TURN Overview

Pause, listen, and choose to follow Jesus. Like the disciples, we are called by Jesus to follow the Way of Love. With ...
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Overview of the Way of Love: <br> Practices for a Jesus-Centered Life

Overview of the Way of Love:
Practices for a ...

Seven Spiritual Practices TURN: Pause, listen and choose to follow Jesus As Jesus was walking along, he saw Levi son ...
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Church Publishing

Church Publishing

Church Publishing is the foundational imprint owned by the Church Pension Group (which provides pensions for clergy and lay employees of ...
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Forward Movement

Forward Movement

Best known for Forward Day by Day, a daily devotion providing meditations on scripture readings, Forward Movement continues to build on ...
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Building Faith

Building Faith

Building Faith website is published by Lifelong Learning at Virginia Theological Seminary. Their mission is to equip and inspire churches and ...
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Diocesan Library

Diocesan Library

The Diocese has a variety of books, curricula and other resources that are available to congregations. These resources are stored ...
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LeaderResources

LeaderResources

LeaderResources is an Episcopal publishing and consulting organization that offers downloadable resources -- most of them developed by Episcopalians for ...
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Education for Ministry

Education for Ministry

Every baptized person is called to ministry. The Education for Ministry (EfM) program provides people with the education to carry out that ...
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Diocesan Plans for Way of Love

Diocesan Plans for Way of Love

Presiding Bishop Curry has invited the whole church to take up The Way of Love, a “rule of life” focused ...
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Advent Curriculum: Journeying the Way of Love

Advent Curriculum: Journeying the Way of Love

For the season of Advent, Journeying the Way of Love offers four sessions to be explored as we await the coming of ...
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Vote Faithfully Kit

Vote Faithfully Toolkit

Presiding Bishop Michael Curry recently said, “Voting and participation in our government is a way of participating in our common ...
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50 Ways to Welcome Newcomers

50 Ways to Welcome Newcomers

Hospitality is a key ministry within a congregation. All too often newcomers are greeted at the "Passing of the Peace" ...
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Choosing Curriculum

Choosing Curriculum

Guidance for how to choose a curricula for your church can be found on Building Faith. Some of the more commonly used curricula are listed ...
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Faith and Leadership

Faith and Leadership

Faith & Leadership is a website that provides a host of resources designed to "create lasting change by strengthening the ...
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Healthy Eating

Healthy Eating

Churches can help its members and members of their community improve their eating habits by offering programs, education and support ...
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"The Cross and the Lynching Tree" Study Guide

“The Cross and the Lynching Tree” Stud...

The Center for Reconciliation has created a study guide for "The Cross and the Lynching Tree" by James H. Cone ...
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50 Ways to Take Church to the Community

50 Ways to Take Church to the Community

Don’t sit in your church building waiting for people to come. Be prepared to meet people where they are. A ...
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Happening

Happening

Happening is a spiritual retreat for high school students.  Young people from all over the state help to plan and implement ...
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RenewalWorks

RenewalWorks

RenewalWorks is a catalyst for refocusing parishes (and the individuals in them) on spiritual vitality. It has been tailored to ...
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Episcopal Evangelism Initiatives

Episcopal Evangelism Initiatives

The Episcopal Church has established evangelism initiatives for the whole church. Your congregation can participate in this by downloading and ...
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Spirituality Resources

Spirituality Resources

The Presiding Bishop has called our church to follow the Way of Love -- practicing seven spiritual practices (turn, learn, ...
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Seasonal Resources

Seasonal Resources

Many congregations offer special educational programs that match the liturgical season. Advent, Lent and Holy Week/Easter are the most common ...
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Youth Ministry Resources

Youth Ministry Resources

The Episcopal Church offers a wide variety of resources for youth ministry leaders. Whether you have enough youth to do ...
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Vacation Bible School (VBS)

Vacation Bible School (VBS)

Summer can be a valuable time to engage children in Christian Education -- and can be an important offering to ...
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Yale Divinity School Summer Study Program

Yale Divinity School Summer Study Program

Seminaries offer education opportunities for laity as well as clergy. For example, the Yale Divinity School Summer Study Program (New Haven, CT) ...
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Count Your Blessings

Count Your Blessings

Thanksgiving is a time when many people pause, often just before digging into Thanksgiving dinner, to count their blessings. This ...
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