As partners in congregational ministry serving children, youth, and adults, all are called to build and maintain relationships and community in the way of Jesus, meeting everyone, who ever they are, where ever they are on the journey to faith and discipleship. Whether you are a pastor and teacher, a faith formation practitioner, or a lay team leader, we offer support, guidance, and resources for shaping faith that enable churches to transform our communities and the world.
4 ways to access resources for your congregation
Faith Formation Resource Pages
Browse through the webpages in each category below to locate the resources you need.
A Southern New England Conference Faith Formation Staff Member.
These leaders are members of the Faith Formation Team and serve in all regions of our Conference.
Leaders to Support, Accompany, and Network Congregations
- Debby Kirk
Faith Formation Team Leader
- Debbie Gline Allen
Minister of Faith Formation, Youth and Families
- Emily McKenna
Program Support Associate, Faith Formation and Innovation
- Kristin Putney
Minister of Faith Formation, Children and Families
- Karen Ziel
Minister for Faith Formation and Leadership
Use the links below to stay connected to the wider SNE Conference community for the latest and for updated resources.
On Social media
- Southern NE UCC Discipleship (Facebook group)
- Southern New England UCC Youth & Young Adult Ministries
- Southern New England Conference, United Church of Christ
- SNEUCC YYA on Instagram
Subscribe to our Monthly Publications
- Subscribe to Discipleship Matters Monthly e-Newsletter and view archived issues
- Subscribe to Youth and Young Adult Leadership Opportunities and view archived issues
- Subscribe to Southern New England Conference e-Newsletters and view archived issue
Practical Resources for Churches
Ecumenical Resource Center offering Programs, Webinars, Resources, for the local church and local church leaders, etc.
Gatherings to help leaders and lay members develop the faith formation ministry.
Webinars, Zoom Meetings, Gatherings
- Visit our Events Calendar here (register and /or submit an event)
- Find recordings of past webinars here