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The Catechesis Project : "I am His" by Fr Gavin Dunbar

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The Catechesis Project Book:

I am His

Teaching the faith, or Catechesis, is a profoundly important ministry, to which the Prayer Book Society is deeply committed. The challenges and confusions facing the Church in the modern world make the need for accurate teaching greater than ever. The Catechesis Project aims to provide a solid and sure footing, teaching the fundamentals of Christianity, and essentials of Anglican doctrine, in an accessible and compelling manner.

The Common Prayer Catechesis Project is a curriculum for discipling, teaching, and training up children, youth, and adults in the Anglican Way of Faith, Worship, and Life.

  • Groundedin the Bible, the Creeds, the classical Anglican Prayer Books and Articles of Religion
  • Age-appropriate—for children, for youth, for adults
  • User-friendly—equipping volunteers for effective teaching
  • Adaptablefor small missions and family-size churches, as well as larger, established program churches

The curriculum guides learning in these core areas:

  • The Prayer Book Catechism—the benefits and promises of Baptism; the Creed; the Commandments; Prayer; and the Sacraments—especially for those about to be confirmed
  • The Prayer Book Order of Holy Communion—a pattern for life in Communion with Christ and his Church
  • The Prayer Book Collects, Epistles, and Gospels—the ancient system of presenting the Christian mystery complete and whole each Sunday and holy day
  • The Old and New Testaments—how both offer everlasting life to mankind through Christ

 

The substantial first volume, entitled I am His,

by the Society President, the Revd. Fr. Gavin Dunbar

is available for download via the links below

This book  provides material for Adult Education Classes through twenty five weekly chapters. Its three main sections exploring progressively what it means to belong, to believe and to follow Christ as this has been understood and set out in the Anglican tradition. Each of the cumulative chapters features short essays on the Prayer Book Catechism’s Questions and Answers, followed by suggestions for further reading, and questions for study and discussion.