Our children's ministry periodically offers a class for parents and kids to attend together called "The Big Step." This 90-minute event features a brief training session for parents, a salvation lesson, discussion time for kids and parents, and even a photo station to create a take-home piece to remember the evening. The class seeks to create time for parents and their kids to have a meaningful discussion about a relationship with Jesus. No pressure exists to make a decision, although we prepare parents for that possibility.
Included on the pages that follow: Invitation text, Class Overview, Parent training comments/script, what we've learned from the class, and sample parent comment.
Big Step class overview:
Doors open, early arrivers have pix taken at photo spot
(5 min.) Sandy (2nd/3rd grade teacher) welcomes everyone. All kids leave with Sandy and work on a craft project (pix frame for photo with parent)
(15 min.) David (Promiseland director) gives parents an overview of ...1