You can find a diverse range of resources for adults at different stages of formation, seasonal resources, and sacramental preparation on the diocesan pinterest page. Pinterest is a digital "cork board" with curated ideas and inspiration. It's free to get an account and if you follow the diocesan page, you will get updates on the latest resources. https://www.pinterest.ca/dionewwest/boards/
A four year program for lay people to gain a thorough grounding in scripture, church history, ethics and theological reflection. Participants commit to one year at a time and meet in small groups with a trained mentor. The Canadian website for EfM includes information about the program, cost, online options, and curriculum: http://www.efmcanada.ca/index.html.
There are four EfM groups meeting within the Diocese, and an online group.
For more information: The Reverend Paula Porter Leggett is the Diocesan Coordinator for Education for Ministry.
An 8 part course for newcomers and those wishing to deepen their faith. Developed by the Church of England, each session in the course follows a similar format: worship, scripture study, reflection, a film, and discussion. The 8 courses are designed for small groups and focus on core aspects of the Christian faith: Baptism, Lord’s prayer, Creeds, Eucharist, Commandments, Beatitudes, Bible, Church and Kingdom. Each course is 6 weeks long and comes with a booklet (~12.00 ea. order in Canada at parasource.com) and films that are available on Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/user/PilgrimCourse/featured. Read more here: http://www.pilgrimcourse.org/the-course
An online resource for courses in bible study, seasonal studies, prayer and worship, life issues (e.g. finances, conflict). It includes several courses for all ages and families. Courses are a mix of free and paid. Instructors are from mainline denominations (Episcopal, Methodist, Presbyterian, Baptist) and describe their approach to topics as moderate. Individuals or groups can register for courses. https://churchnextblog.wordpress.com/