Christian Formation

The Office of Christian Formation helps Episcopalians in the Diocese of Virginia live into their Baptismal Covenants by offering program and formation opportunities

The Office of Christian Formation works to strengthen programming while developing new opportunities for fellowship, worship, education and spiritual exploration. The Office aims to support a Diocese that is filled with healthy congregations that are able to equip and empower their parishioners of all ages in their journey with Christ.

Their ministry areas include youth and young adult formation; Shrine Mont Camps; diocesan-wide workshops; retreats; and Christian education programs.

2017 Advent Devotionals from the Diocese of Virginia and Forma

The Diocese of Virginia and Forma are thrilled to partner together to offer this simple Advent devotional to households. In this resource you will find a brief overview of the scriptural themes for each week, ideas to try in your home to deepen your experience of Advent, and some short prayers and rituals to make your Advent experience complete. We hope that you will find a few moments each day to think about the coming of Jesus into your life.

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