RESOURCES during a time of COVID-19 and beyond…
For information on Bible Study, worship, and other formation offerings from St. Paul’s visit our Church Away Page.
- Electronic Version of the Bible
- The Online Book of Common Prayer
- d365: devotionals 365 days a year
- Signs of Life: the Lent 2020 offering from the Society of Saint James the Evangelist (SSJE) in collaboration with Lifelong Learning at Virginia Theology Seminary in Northern Virginia.
- Earth & Altar: “a blog/ magazine for and by catholic reformed Christians of all denominations who see an expansively conceived credal orthodoxy as fully compatible with LGBTQ inclusion, gender equality, and racial justice”
- “Thoughts of a Christian Educator: Rows of Sharon”
- “Creeds and Scriptures in the Medium of Time.” Since we will not have a forum for at least the next two Sunday mornings, listen to Bishop John Shelby “Jack” Spong’s first two forums. WEEK ONE ~ WEEK TWO ~ More info on this series.
- On Being Project: “… a nonprofit media and public life initiative… We explore the intersection of spiritual inquiry, science, social healing, community poetry, and the arts”
- A Listening Care Package for Uncertain Times
- Presiding Bishop Michael Curry’s Sermon from Washington National Cathedral
- Parishioner, Roger Whitfield, reading The Lady of Shallot, a St. Paul’s Parish Retreat tradition. LISTEN HERE.
CONTEMPLATE // The facilitators of our Sunday Morning Meditation/ Contemplative Prayer have provided the following resources that some of them use in their individual meditation and in preparation for group mediation on Sundays.
- Contemplative Chants
- Daily Prayer for All Seasons book of daily prayers
- Sign up for Daily Meditations through the Center for Action and Contemplation
- Turning to the Mystics with James Finley: “Turning to the Mystics is a podcast for people searching for something more meaningful, intimate and richly present in the divine gift of their lives”
- Breath Prayers by Sarah Bessey
- Learn more about the Episcopal Church through “Walk in Love: Episcopal Beliefs and Practices”
- New Spiritual Disciplines through “Spiritual Disciplines Handbook: Practices that Transform Us”
CHILDREN, YOUTH, AND FAMILIES
- Illustrated Ministry is providing free resources as we seek to “flatten the curve”
- Faith @ Home: Lectionary-based readings and reflections
- Child Mind Institute: Supporting Kids During the Coronavirus Crisis
- Introduction to Godly Play // Other Godly Play lessons available on YouTube
- Godly Play Story St. Paul’s has currently been reading: The Faces of Easter
- Candle Walk by Karin Holsinger Sherman – An illustrated picture book that prepares children for sleep from Church Publishing Incorporated.
- Supporting your children’s academic learning: Khan Academy and Scholastic.