Episcopal Curriculum for Younger Youth (Thematic)

Center for the Ministry of Teaching, 703-461-1885, www.vts.edu/icfl/center/published


Episcopal Curriculum for Youth (ECY) is intended for use in Church School classes, youth meetings or retreats. The version for younger youth is appropriate for grades 7-9, and is published in modular format for maximum flexibility. Each module focuses on one topic, and may be used in any order. Modules for younger youth address these topics:


Called by God

Covenant Ancestors

Community Leaders

Called by Jesus

New Covenant

Christians Build Communities

Called through Faith

People of the Promise

Witnesses in the World

Episcopal Church Year


Spiritual Life


Component parts:

• Each module consists of a 50-page booklet for leaders that provides lesson plans for nine sessions.

• A Poster Pack that provides six posters illustrating the theme for each module.


ECY resources are now available at no cost at the link above. Curriculum guides, teacher packets and other resource materials have been translated into pdf files for download.


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