Christian Education News

John Roberto will be in Sydney 23-28 August for two events about Reimagining Faith Formation for the 21st Century. John is well-known internationally as a speaker, forward-thinker and author in faith formation, intergenerational ministry, and learning in a digital world.

John is the director of Lifelong Faith Associates (Connecticut, USA), author of several books including Reimagining Faith Formation for the 21st Century and is editor of Lifelong Faith Journal. His previous work on a Comprehensive Approach to ministry and mission with children, youth and families has been significant for churches in Australia as well as the USA.

Tuesday, 24 November 2015

Colloquium Presentations

A National Colloquium on "Forming Disciples in Mission" Colloquium was held in Melbourne in November 2015. Here are a number of papers from the event. Dr Deidre Palmer, SA Moderator and President-Elect gave the keynote address.

Wednesday, 09 September 2015

Colloquium Registration

Click here to register for the Colloquium on "Forming Disciples in Mission" - Wednesday 18 November, 3.00-9.30pm at the Korean Church of Melbourne, Glendearg Ave, Malvern, Victoria. The event is co-hosted by Assembly Formation, Education and Discipleship (FED) and the Assembly Mission and Evangelism Network. Closing date for registrations - 6 November. Program details follow.

Monday, 22 December 2014

FED Annual Report 2014

At the end of our first year of operation the Assembly Formation, Education and Discipleship unit (FED) has produced a sort of Annual Report about our activities during the year and our plans for the future.

Thursday, 02 October 2014

FED Stories Regional Events

How do faith communities foster lifelong growth in faith and discipleship? FED Stories is an opportunity for leaders to listen to and learn from one another in an environment of mutual encouragement and shared discovery. 

Thursday, 11 September 2014

Faith Formation 21C with John Roberto

In early September  I attended workshops by John Roberto, author of "Faith Formation 2020" exploring the shape and nature of 21st century faith formation. Roberto challenges us as leaders to respond adaptively to the opportunities of the digital world.

Tuesday, 25 February 2014

FED News February 2014

This is the first of a series of occasional newsletters from the FED staff, Craig Mitchell and Tom Kerr and the FED Working Group.

Thursday, 20 February 2014

A Big Year

"A Big Year" is an interchurch intitiative in Queensland - a year long discipleship adventure for all ages with a range of free online resources.. Read more about it on Craig Mitchell's "Growing disciples" blog here.

Thursday, 20 February 2014


Woodlake Books, publishers of Seasons of the Spirit, have a new all-age learning & worship resource called SeasonsFUSION.