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Faith Formation: Trainings & Webinars

Resources including: Children & Family Curricula & Storytime; Confirmation/Affirmation of Baptism; Denominational Resources; Tween & Teen Mental and Spiritual Health; Sexuality & Identity; and Online/At-Home Tech

Video & Webinars

The Lifelong Faith Training Website provides free video-based training to equip leaders with the knowledge, practices, and skills for designing, leading, and organizing lifelong faith formation in their churches. The 14 video programs are one hour in length, presented in multiple parts for easy viewing, and include articles and design tools. 

  1. Children's faith formation
  2. Adolescent faith formation
  3. Young Adult faith formation
  4. Adult faith formation
  5. Family faith formation
  6. Intergenerational faith formation
  7. Milestones faith formation
  8. Building Community
  9. Faith Formation Pathway
  10. Faith Formation Playlists
  11. Hybrid Faith Formation
  12. Lifelong Faith Formation Models
  13. Organizing for Faith Formation
  14. From Design to Implementation

See all Lifelong Faith Training opportunities.

Find John Roberto's Guide, Planning Faith Formation for 2022 and Beyond: A Time for Creativity, Experimentation, Innovation here.


Cherish All Children Church Partnerships

Join Cherish All Children in their vision of raising healthy generations free from sexual exploitation. Predators have adjusted to the pandemic, making safety education and prevention measures more needed now than ever

Your congregation can engage via:

  • Adult/mentor Zoom learning and training

  • Virtual Tween & Teen training about healthy relationships & online safety

  • Pre-recorded conversations or trainings to play in online gatherings, such as this session with St. John’s Lutheran, Shakopee

Visit the Cherish All Children website to find out more, and contact Joy McElroy at to get started!


Lifelong Faith Training is Lifelong Faith's Free Video-Based Training to Guide for Leaders in 
Designing & Leading Faith Formation with All Ages & Generations


In the Works Series

In the Works Series

This five-session series explores how Christians can be part of God’s mission in the world. Each title includes five inspiring daily readings for each week; five easy-to-use discussion guides (with activities, Bible study, and discussion activities); and follow-up action options to apply the study to real-world life.

Sessions include:

  • How Do I Begin? Sharing Your Faith
  • How Do I Make It Right? Doing Justice in a Broken World
  • What Do I Do with My Life? Serving God through Work
  • What Do I Owe? Managing the Gifts God Gives You
  • Where Do I Come in? Joining God's Mission

Church Pension Group offers Safeguarding Online - boundaries training for folks who work with children and youth.

PLAN-IT: better planning, better ministry

Buy the book and/or create a training event with Lyle Grinner.