Upcoming Formation Events



Conferences and Workshops in 2015

February through November (multiple dates and locations)
Do What Matters Workshops
Multiple sites across the country

February 26
The Dawn Lecture: “Caged Chickens or Free-Range Chickens?  Can Christian Theologians Fly the Coop to Learn from Other Religious Traditions?”
The Leadership Institute at Union Presbyterian Seminary
Richmond, VA

March 2
Mozart and Theology
The Leadership Institute at Union Presbyterian Seminary
Richmond, VA

March 3
Dementia 101 for the Faith Community
Kensington, MD

February 27 – March 1, 2015
Social Media and the Church
Association of Leaders in Lifelong Learning for Ministry
Lake Junaluska Conference Center, NC

March 4
Dr. Nadja Reilly and Kate Hyde
Nurturing the Emotional Lives of Adolescence: Identifying and Ministering to Youth at Risk for Depression
Youth Ministry Initiative
New Haven, CT

April 8 – 10, 2015
Reimagining Mission: Building a Stronger Church, One Circle at a Time
Beeken Center, Sewanee School of Theology
Sewanee, TN

April 20-23, 2015
Faith Forward 2015
St James Cathedral & Commons
Chicago, IL

April 28-May 1, 2015
Princeton Forum on Youth Ministry
Princeton Theological Seminary
Princeton, NJ

June 1-3
E-Formation Conference
Virginia Theological Seminary
Alexandria, VA

June 8-12
Christian Formation Conference
Kanuga Conference Center
Hendersonville, NC

August 5 – 8, 2015
Epic Telling: Act of the Apostles
Festival Gathering of Biblical Storytelling
Chevy Chase, MD

October 1 – 3, 2015
Seasons of Adult Faith Formation
Lifelong Faith Associates
Avon, CT

October 12 – 15, 2015
Holy Currencies: Where Your Treasure Is
Pneuma Ecumenical Conference
Healdsburg, CA

 If you would like to have your Christian Education event (teacher training, conference, workshop, retreat, etc.) added to this calendar, send an e-mail to buildingfaithcmt@gmail.com with details.


Specific Trainings – follow the links to find dates

Godly Play Training

Children and Worship

Catechesis of the Good Shepherd

Education for Ministry Mentor Training

Journey to Adulthood

21st Century Faith Formation from Vibrant Faith


Retreats and Spiritual Direction

Find the Divine
This site offers a listing of retreat centers, monasteries and conference centers.

Spiritual Directors International
SDI is a network of certified spiritual directors. The site includes a map function which allows you to locate potential directors in your area.