Episcopal Diocese of Upper South Carolina

Register for the 2016 EDUSC Christian Formation Conference by August 11

Extend Your Reach!

Christian Formation Conference
Dates - August 26 - 27, 2016
Times - 6:00 pm Friday - 4:00 pm Saturday
Location - Gravatt Conference Center
Cost - $100 per person

For all who work with children, youth or adult formation — This year's conference focus is using digital outreach to equip people to talk about God, reflect on theology, and learn about Scripture. Keynote speakers are Lisa Kimball and Sarah Stonesifer. For more information and to register, please read more.

REGISTER ONLINE HERE. We look forward to seeing you in August!

Please share and print the icon 2016 EDUSC Christian Formation Conference Flyer for use in your parish.

The finalized icon Christian Formation Conference - Agenda for August 2016 is available here.

 Lisa Kimball

Lisa Kimball serves on the faculty and is the Associate Dean of Lifelong Learning at Virginia Theological Seminary. Her work focuses on the intersection of Christian formation across the life span, leadership development, and vital congregations, paying close attention to the significance of cultural context. As the Director of the Center for the Ministry of Teaching, Lisa created e-Formation - a learning community to equip the Church for ministry in the digital age. She currently represents The Episcopal Church in a national, ecumenical research project on youth Confirmation.


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Sarah Stonesifer is the Digital Missioner and Learning Lab Coordinator at the Center for the Ministry of Teaching at Virginia Theological Seminary. She focuses on digital outreach, resources and training for thoughtful, innovative Christian formation for all ages. Years spent as a school librarian have given Sarah experience in educational technology, lesson planning and collaborative opportunities.


  • Bishop Waldo Calls to Order
  • Bishop Greg Rickel on Stewardship
  • Leadership Day
  • Dean Timothy Jones of Trinity Cathedral
  • The Rev. Dr. James Farwell
  • Ms. Terri Mathes
  • Closing Plenary Before Evensong
  • Bill Hunter of the Advent Shoppe
  • Christ Church Before Evensong
  • Gravatt Booth
  • Thompson Booth
  • Canterbury Booth
  • Sewanee Booth
  • Business Day
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