Parent's Page

Pastor of Families and Young Adults: Jeff Darnauer

Be encouraged, informed, and equipped for your vital role.

Join our ParentConect group & subscribe to our regular emails below.

Join our biweekly gatherings for parents.  These will be informal (think small group), collaborative (we’ll learn from each other), encouraging (no judgment, just hope-filled), and informative (we’ll hear from some seasoned parents and great resources).

We'll tackle some tough topics that parents and kids deal with in the hopes of bringing awareness, support, empowerment, and hope.

We'll meet from 6:30-7:30 in the Living Faith Room on the 2nd floor of the church while the youth are in Connection.

Here's is the schedule of topics for the Winter/Spring of 2020:

         January 8                              Anxiety 1

         January 22                            Anxiety 2

                                               February 5                            Bullying and Conflict 1

                                               February 19                          Bullying and Conflict 2

                                               March 4                                 Depression and Suicide 1

                                                                         Won’t meet March 18                                  Spring Break

                                                April 1                                    Depression and Suicide 2

                                                April 15                                  Parent’s Choice

                                                April 29                                 Year-end Family Celebration

 

If you don’t get Jeff’s emails, be sure to sign up below for the Parent Connect emails.  You'll get some great content that you can watch, read, and discuss at home and with others.

 

Below are some helpful Parent Resources:

Family Devotions and Activities

Take 5 Family Time:  A simple 5 step process for connecting with each other and God as a family.  

Youth Culture, Trends, and Teen Issues

The Source for Parents --   Tons of free resources on the latest youth trends, issues they face, media reviews, and tips for parents.  Free email subscriptions available.

The Center for Parent/Youth Understanding --  Articles about latest trends, issues, news affecting teens.  Media discernment guides and books.  Free email subscriptions available.

Axis - Lots of resources to help you navigate today's culture and connect with your teen through meaningful conversations that last a lifetime.

Internet Accountability and Content Filtering – Help set keep your kids' screens free from pornography or other destructive web content.

Digital Kids Initiative Info Sheets - Parents' Guides to a multitude of issues they may deal with when raising kids (social media, cyberbullying, electronic additions, and more).  Provided by the Center for Parent/Youth Understanding in their Digital Kids Initiative.

Reviews of Movies, Music, etc

Plugged-In Onlne  -- Focus on the Family’s site with tons of reviews:  movies, music, tv shows, games, etc

Common Sense Media --  expert reviews, objective advice, helpful tools, and so much more.

Books – check ‘em out

For Parents - Most of these are available for check-out in the Library on 2nd floor or Family Resource Center in 1st floor lobby.

For Students -  Most of these are available for check-out in the youth room on the 2nd floor.

 

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Upcoming Events
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SUN
No In Person Worship Service (Pre-Recorded)
9:00 AM
Find the Pre-recorded service on our Facebook page. Sterling First Untied Methodist Church or by email. Contact the Administrative Assistant (Brandi) to be added to the email list.
Trustees
11:30 AM
Apprentice Small Group via virtually
6:00 PM
Contact Jeff Darnauer to join our group via virtually.