Foundations for Parenting

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Two Classes, Each Two Weeks Long on Wednesday evenings This series will be taught each Fall and Spring. Parents can attend for two-week segments corresponding with the various life-stages, or they may attend the entire class if they so desire.

Foundations One: For Parents Of Newborns And Preschoolers — September 2 and 9.  This two week class covers

  • Understanding Parent/Baby Dedication
  • Parenting Principles for Infants and Preschoolers
  • Sojourn’s Philosophy for Children’s Ministry
  • Praying for and Blessing Your Children
  • Family Worship: Leading Your Spiritual Family

Core Competency: The home is the front line of spiritual ministry to children.

Requirement for: The October 18th Parent/Baby Dedication

Class Leaders: Tyler and Heidi Thorne

—Parent/Baby Dedication contact: Kelsey Barnes, SojournKids deacon (


Foundations 2: For Parents Of Elementary-aged Children — September 16 and 23.  This 2-week class covers:

  • Childhood Conversion and Baptism
  • The Drama of Parenting (Preschool and Elementary Kids)
  • Developing a Discipleship Plan for Your Child

Core Competency: Heart change is God’s work.

Requirement for: Childhood Baptism and Church Membership Process

—Class Leaders: TBA

—process contact: Jared Kennedy, Director of SojournKids (