A. First, look at the principles for adult faith formation.
Prioritize them for your community.
These principles are less about what we "do" as adult leaders and more about who we are with and for others. As you study these principles notice the use of words such as plan, integrate, model, strengthen, give, serve, respect, engage, bring, let, and work.
Principles for Adult Faith Formation
(Our Hearts Were Burning Within Us, #75-87)
B. Second, begin the planning
(Our Hearts Were Burning Within Us, #156-179)
Once principles are established and prioritized, it is time to begin the initial planning for deliberate adult faith formation.
Here is a six-step process.
Note: The Collaborative for Education and Ministry in the Diocese of Worcester compiled survey of the current status of adult faith formation in the diocese. A compilation of this survey is available upon request.
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