Foundations for Parenting

Foundations for Parenting

UncategorizedJared KennedyComment

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 (