Starting the Journey • Registration & Introduction • A Group Covenant • What the process looks like • Choosing your Sponsor • Writing a spiritual autobiography. click to go to this lesson
The Story of Scripture
The Story of Scripture • The Salvation Story – Our Story • Hebrew & Christian Scripture • Authority, Interp., & “3 Legged Stool”
The Story of Christianity in the Anglican Tradition
The Story of Christianity in the Anglican Tradition • Brief history of Anglican Christianity in England, the US, and Michigan • The “Via Media” • Anglicanism’s story of holding together different streams
The Story of our Worship
The Story of our Worship • History and Theology of the BCP • Introduction to and Overview of the BCP • Turn in your Spiritual Autobiography, discuss with Sponsor
Rite of Welcome – At parish worship
Holy Baptism and Holy Eucharist
Introduction to Sacraments • Baptism, Membership, and Ministry • Holy Eucharist as food for ministry • Writing a vocational statement—what you do flows from what you believe.
Discernment and Vocation
Discernment and Vocation • Introduction to Discernment • Baptized Ministry
Safeguarding God’s Children
Safeguarding God’s Children Certification workshop
Stewardship, Mission and Outreach
Stewardship, Mission and Outreach • Being stewards of our gifts • Service within & outside the Church • Turn in your Vocational Statement, discuss with Sponsor
Rite of Enrollment in Final Preparation– At parish worship.
Rule of Life
Rules of Life in the Christian tradition • Writing your own Rule of Life.
Anglican Spirituality • Spirituality in the Anglican Tradition
Prayer Practices • Intro to Prayer • Personal Prayer Practices • Group Prayer Practices
Other Sacramental Rites
Other Sacramental Rites • Explanation of sacramental spirituality • Overview of the other sacramental rites
Returning to Spiritual Autobiography
Returning to Spiritual Autobiography • Discussion of visits to other churches • Group discussion of where you have found God before and where you are finding God now
Returning to Vocational Statement, Your Rule of Life
Returning to Vocational Statement, Your Rule of Life • Group discussion of how your Vocational Statement flows from your beliefs. • Present your Rule of Life to group, indicating how it supports your sense of calling as a baptized Christian.
Diocesan Confirmation Service
Diocesan Confirmation Service • Candidates who desire can be confirmed, receive