Enrich your faith
Experience the core practices of the Christian faith.
Animate: Practices is a seven-session adult introduction to the central practices of the Christian faith. See the topics that are included in the grid below, or by downloading the full Scope and Sequence (80KB, PDF).
In each Animate: Practices session, the group will watch a video featuring a leading voice from the Christian faith, spend time on personal reflection and journaling, and share ideas with the group. The order of the session is up to you and what works best for your group. Session resources are available as a complete curriculum or a la carte.
Animate: Practices poses questions people really have, and then encourages participants to respond.
At the end of each session, the Animate: Practices Journal guides participants through six different ways that they can practice the discipline during the
Sessions feature perspectives from Christian thought leaders on topics such as prayer, worship, money, service, and community.
Built on centrist Protestant theology, it's not too liberal or too conservative. The sessions are thoughtful, edgy, and present interesting ideas.
Each session encourages participants to discuss, sketch, doodle, create, and share. The beautifully illustrated Animate: Practices Journal provides space for reflection and prayer.
Leaders act as a guide. They bring the group to a gallery of ideas, show them around a bit, and let them explore.