Episcopal Diocese of Virginia
The Episcopal Church »  |  The Diocese of Virginia

Your Faith, Your Life: An Invitation to the Episcopal Church

April 30; May 7, 14 and 21; June 4

12:30–2:00 p.m. in the Lillian Croy Room
Light Lunch and Childcare Provided

Whether you are new to the Episcopal Church or a lifelong member, this course offering is meant for those wishing to learn (and re-learn) about the Episcopal Church and our theology, church history and structure, and worship and sacraments. This is especially for those adults considering baptism, confirmation, or reception into the Episcopal Church when the Bishop is present for confirmation.

We will be using the book, Your Faith Your Life: An Invitation to the Episcopal Church. Download the Course Schedule. Questions? Contact the Rev. Valerie Hayes.

Sign up for the class.

Sign up for childcare.


Your Faith, Your Life

Sunday, April 30 Introduction to the course and the book
  Getting to know one another
  Expectations, hopes and questions
Sunday, May 7 Discussion and Questions
Read Ahead - Introduction: Telling Secrets
  Chapter 1: Transforming Questions
  Chapter 2: Beginnings
Sunday, May 14 Discussion and Questions
Read ahead - Chapter 3: Bible Stories
  Chapter 4: History
  Chapter 5: Faith: Whom Do We Trust?
Sunday, May 21 Discussion and Questions
Read ahead - Chapter 6: Navigating the Church
  Chapter 9: Worship: Responding to God’s Blessings
  Chapter 10: Sacraments
Sunday, June 4 Discussion and Questions
Read ahead -  Chapter 7: What is God Calling You To Do?
  Chapter 8: Spirituality: Created for Prayer
Sunday, June 11 Confirmation by The Rt. Rev. Shannon S. Johnston, Bishop of Virginia
  Annual Bishop’s visit and Confirmation at 11:00 a.m. service