ONLINE LEARNING OPPORTUNITIES AS A CONGREGATION
How2Charist: a digital instructed Eucharist created by an Episcopal priest working with The Episcopal Church’s Digital Evangelism Team. Visit the site and enter your email to receive FREE access to this wonderful tool.
Traveling the Way of Love: A new video series from the Office of Communication shares stories of the ways people in the church are engaged in the seven practices which encompass the Way of Love. Accompanying each episode are resources, including an Episode Guide and other online resources designed to deepen engagement with all seven Way of Love practices as well as additional resources related to the featured ministry. Six additional episodes are planned for 2019; watch for them in March, May, July, September, October and November.
The School for Formation has free video courses for individuals and groups. Topics include: Bridging the Political Divide for Groups, Family Faith Formation, Spirituality and Racial Justice, Faith and Humor, Faithful Dissent, The Episcopal Way, Is My Loved One Addicted, Whiteness and Racial Justice, Theology and Racial Justice, Reparation and Racial Justice, Racism and Racial Justice, and Water and Justice.
The Society of St. John the Evangelist has several streaming curricula available for free: Meeting Jesus, Five Marks of Love, Growing a Rule of Life, and It's Time to...
The Discovery Series: A Christian Journey is a FREE video teaching series in English and Spanish designed to help every Christian discover their own path to a life in Christ developed by the Episcopal Diocese of Texas. Videos may be downloaded or streamed and PDFs of facilitator and participant guides are available to download.
Iowa Religious Media Services has seven short streaming video clips for use at the beginning of meetings.
ChurchNext has hundreds of online courses your adult groups could participate in together.
Sparkhouse offers several videos to download for use with adults.
The Work of the People is a subscription service that allows you access to 10-minute videos from people like Brene Brown, Walter Brueggemann, Barbara Brown Taylor, Parker Palmer, Becca Stevens, Richard Rohr, and others.
The Episcopal Church has a library of more than 800 video resources available.
Use a free Zoom account to participate in Bible study with another church in the diocese.
Use the Synthesis curriculum developed by Trinity, Iowa City.