Parents and families

5.5.2021 | Congregational Life, Youth and Children,


 

Youth ministry – parents and families

 

PCI

Books

Jesus and Emotions: A Creative Journal For Families – Help your family explore their emotions in the company of Jesus. Why do we feel the ways we do? How can we process difficult emotions? What does Jesus and the Bible have to teach us about emotional health? All of these topics are explored in fun, creative and accessible ways. (engageworship.org)

Do great things for God – By exploring the lives of inspiring Christian women, this series will enthuse young children about the great things they can do for God. Can be read to young children aged 4-5, and read by children aged 6 plus.  (The Good Book Company)

Screen Kids – 5 Relational Skills Every Child Needs in a Tech-Driven” (Gary Chapman and Arlene Pellicane) - practical advice to parents on how to negotiate screen time challenges in the home at a time when devices have become more prominent than ever. More positively, they show how to teach young people and children "five A+ skills that every child needs to master" in this age of screens: affection, appreciation, anger management, apology, and attention.

 

Podcasts

Parenting in a pandemic

 

Blogs

Refining Family Ministry

 

Kitchen Table Project

The KTP aims to raise awareness the role of parents play in children’s lives and provides tools and support to help parents succeed in inspiring faith at home.

The Kitchen Table Project | Facebook

https://kitchentable.org.uk

 

Care for the Family

Parenting podcasts

Dads: three ways to avoid feeling like an assistant parent

Raising Teens – Off Script

Someone to talk to who ‘gets it’

Embracing the new normal

 

Other helpful resources

Anxiety Conversation Kit (from Axis) – a tool to help create positive conversations with teenagers who are experiencing anxiety.    

Mum Show TV(promisecollective.tv)

Parenting Teens bundle from Youthscape – informative guides, discipleship tools, and fun games to play with the family to encourage great conversations. Parents’ guides can be purchased separately.