Yearly Themes for Educational Ministry

Christian education for the year, usually re‐organizing in fall, means more than a catchy phrase or yearly theme. However when a congregation spends time identifying faith formation goals and educational values, memorable words and illustrations can help the church interpret their ministry within the church and the community. A yearly theme, united with a strong vision and dynamic plan for how the faith community will grow and learn together, strengthens a congregation’s focus and helps it fulfill its purpose.

Here are a few themes to consider with suggestions of educational values they may represent and plans for supporting the theme with goals.

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