Ground yourself in Scripture

by guest blogger and SFF summer intern Christy Stang Deepening Roots: Becoming Grounded in Scripture Any type of spiritual programming will inevitably teach you something. Not every program, however, gives you the experience you need to put down roots in your theological heritage and to find your place within the church’s story. Deepening Roots provides … More Ground yourself in Scripture

Lay Leadership Day

Building effective practices for vibrant communities Saturday, February 29th, 2020 | 9am – 3pm | ECMN Gathering Space, Minneapolis | Free REGISTRATION COMING SOON This free, single-day event offered by the School for Formation will help you continue to build your vibrant community with resources and workshops. Lay Leadership Day is a great opportunity to … More Lay Leadership Day


Open to anyone, these workshops are a great way to return to the theology undergirding our liturgy, and to consider how you embody and make way for liturgy to function in your community. This is a great refresher for experienced clergy, a great orientation for lay leaders who want a deeper dive, and an essential … More Practicums

Missional Leadership Lab

Online dates: This course does not include a Moodle component.  In person: Friday March 6, 2020, 9am – 3pm at the ECMN Retreat Center in Faribault Friday, June 5, 2020, 9am – 3pm in the Cities Instructor: The Rev. Tim Hodapp, Canon for Mission Collaboration, Episcopal Church in Connecticut Pre-requisite: Missional Leadership I. What might … More Missional Leadership Lab

Orientation to Moodle

For new students in the School for Formation and anyone who plans to attend School for Formation courses. Guy Drake will walk you through the mechanics of the online platform we use for our courses, as well as key practices and habits that make online learning successful. Date: 9am – 12pm, Saturday, August 5, 2017 Location: Heritage … More Orientation to Moodle