Faith Formation Resources

Check here for a carefully curated list of online resources. These can help you focus on God and deepen your faith. Check back as this will be updated with new items regularly! 

Apps:  (you can find in your phone’s App store OR visit their website)

D365 Daily Devotions – Devotions written (primarily) for youth and young adults, but meaningful for all ages! Five steps each day: pause, listen, think, pray, go. During Advent this becomes Following the Star and in Lent, Journey to Jerusalem.

Pray as You Go – Daily Bible centered devotions by Jesuits in England. 

3 Minute RetreatLoyola Press. A brief 3 minutes (literally) break at your computer to help you focus on God and the life of faith.
Sacred SpaceDaily prayer online. 
Daily Prayer (PCUSA) – Morning and evening prayer,  following the updated Book of Common Worship.  Psalms, Gospel readings, prayers. Note the link is to the PCUSA page about the app-readings are on the app only. There is a one-time fee of $2.99.
Center for Culture, Christianity and the Arts: 2024 Lent Project. Daily email with art, scripture, reflections from Biola University.
PC(U.S.A.) resources:
Opening Doors to Discipleship – an online learning tool for anyone involved in Faith Formation, church leadership, members who want to grow spiritually. 

Daily lectionary readings.

 
Prayer Practices at Home: suggestions for families to easily incorporate prayer practices.
 
Weekly Book Reading for your Family!  Sign up here and enjoy an online children’s book each week during Lent. Practical Resources for Churches is hosting this beginning Sunday February 18 at 7:00pm. Each Sunday and Wednesday during Lent they will have a different author reading their book, praying with you and sending with a blessing.

Podcasts: (you can also find these on your favorite podcast app)

Parents Take Five by the Rev. Jen Kirby Evans. Short conversations with Christian leaders on what it takes to be a Christian Parent today. Jen is pastor of Madisonville First Presbyterian Church (KY).

Doubting Believer.  PC(U.S.A.) Pastor the Rev. Anne Russ provides encouragement and tools for your faith journey. 
 
Articles:

On Not Taking Lent out on our BodiesBuildFaith.org