Christians Engaged in Faith Formation


You are not alone! As a member of CEF, you are part of a community of practitioners who are passionate about faith formation. There are many ways to connect to others in CEF, both online and through local, regional and national gatherings. You'll get the most from your membership when you participate in the opportunities available.

CEF offers several ways to connects. Our Nooks are a digital space for connecting. Get involved through our social platforms, webinars, digital classrooms and more. Our Neighborhoods provide mentoring from other passionate practitioners through relationship building, regular connection, and gatherings. We are constantly cultivating Communities of Practice. A Community of Practice, simply, is a community where the learning component is central. There are a number of regional Communities of Practice already meeting around the country. 


• connect with others in like ministry vocations
• convened by passionate practitioners
• virtual and in person opportunities available
• interest focused
• small and relational
• exclusive to CEF members
• enhanced through the CEF website


To learn more about Communities of Practice, please read this longer overview from Carol Krau

We also recommend these books:

Communities of Practice may start at any time and they will continue to grow. CEF held a webinar to provide insights about communities of practice and the possibilities for and role of regional chapters of CEF.

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