Parents and Leaders

Parenting Classes

Are you a new parent? Or are you enjoying your child's tween or teen years? Whatever your stage in parenthood, our parenting classes can help you understand the issues facing today's children and youth... and lead them into a growing relationship with Jesus Christ!

MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers)

MOPS® (Mothers of Preschoolers) is for mothers of children ages newborn through Kindergarten. MOPS is an international organization that ministers to the unique needs of mothers and provides an open, accepting atmosphere where moms can develop friendships, creativity, leadership and a personal relationship with Jesus Christ. Learn more>>

Active Parenting: First Five Years

A group for parents of children from birth to age 5

September 20 - November 18, 2017, 6 - 7:30 p.m.

Room N205

  • You and your child
  • Preventing problems
  • Encouraging positive behavior
  • Preparing for school success

Active Parenting will give you skills for achieving a fuller, more satisfying family life… and help your children achieve greater happiness and success. Written by Dr. Michael Popkin, one of the nation’s foremost experts on parenting education, this course will show you a proven-effective approach to parenting that will lead to more harmony and happiness for you and your children. You’ll learn seven strategies for school success, along with positive discipline and communication techniques to help your family run more smoothly. But the heart of the matter is the increased JOY you will experience as a family. Since 1983 over three million parents have learned from this dynamic, entertaining, and fun-filled video and discussion program—and now, so can you!

For more information, contact Cindy Engelkes by e-mail or at 763.231.2964.

Parenting the Love and Logic Way™

A group for parents of children ages 4-18

Wednesdays, January 3 - February 7, 2018, 6:15 - 7:45 p.m.

Room N205

  •      Putting an end to arguing, back talk, and begging
  •      Teaching responsibility without losing their love
  •      Setting limits without waging war
  •      Avoiding power struggles
  •      Guiding kids to own and solve their problems
  •      Teaching kids to complete chores...without reminders and without pay

When it comes to parenting, love and logic can work together. Learn a common-sense approach to growing your kids’ sense of respect and responsibility, while creating a fun and peaceful home environment that everyone will enjoy. 

For more information, contact Cindy Engelkes by e-mail or at 763.231.2964