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Faith Formation

Faith Formation encompasses:

  • Nurturing the practice of lifelong Christian education as key to faithful discipleship and witness
  • Encouraging and equipping communities of faith for their ministry with children, youth and young adults by resourcing networks of leadership.
  • Recruiting leadership and assisting with annual event(s) for children, youth and young adult ministry
  • Resourcing United Church camps in their development of United Church faith formation curriculum and worship and their commitment to best practices
  • Relating to and being a resource as requested for The U.C.W. (United Church Women) and A.O.T.S. (As One That Serves)

Youth and Young Adults

The Youth category includes all those who are of high-school age, and young adult refers to those between 18 to 30 years of age. The following programming and events relate to faith formation support. education and connections for leadership in youth ministry:

Youth Rally
April 23-26, 2020 Pearce-Williams Christian Centre
High-school aged youth across three regions. Watch for registration and details

Rendez-Vous 2020
August 11-August 14, University of Calgary
https://www.united-church.ca/events/rendez-vous

Coming Soon – watch for information:
• Confirmation Retreats
• Hub Events
• Networks and Clusters for Youth Ministry Leadership in your neighbourhood

Children’s Ministry
Children’s ministry includes programming and events, connection and education in children’s ministry: Sunday mornings, Vacation Bible Schools and camps, day camps and curriculums.

Kids Across the Regions
June 2020, Camp Bimini
Children in grade 3 to 8, across three regions

Coming Soon – watch for information:
• Networks and Cluster Gatherings in your regions for Children’s Ministry Leadership
• Curriculum resources
• Day Camps and Vacation Bible Camps

United Church Women
Supporting and connecting women across the United Church within regions and nationally for programs, education and events.

United Church Camps
We have 11 United Church camps across the Antler River Watershed, Horseshoe Falls and Western Ontario Waterways regions that offer amazing faith formation and leadership opportunities.
More information soon …