Frequently Asked Questions – Parenting Courses

About the Parenting Courses

What is The Parenting Courses ministry about?
How many courses are running globally?
What is The Parenting Children course about?
What is The Parenting Teenagers course about?
What’s the difference between The Parenting Children and Parenting Teenagers Course?

Trying the Parenting Courses

Who can attend The Parenting Children Course or the Parenting Teenager Course ?
Are your courses only for Christians?
How do I find a course near me?
I can’t make every session. Is it still possible to attend the rest of the course?
What are The Parenting Children and Parenting Teenagers session topics?

There are five sessions of The Parenting Children Course, looking at the following topics:

  • Build strong foundations
  • Meet your children’s needs
  • Set clear boundaries
  • Teach healthy relationships
  • Consider your long term aim

Over five sessions, the Parenting Teenagers course will help you to:

  • Keep your long term aim in mind
  • Meet you teenager’s needs
  • Set clear boundaries
  • Develop emotional health
  • Help them make good choices
How long are each of the Parenting Courses?

The Pre-Marriage Course takes place over five sessions. These are usually on one evening every week. Each session includes:

  • food
  • a talk on the session’s topic
  • space for private conversations

How to Run The Parenting Courses

Who can run The Parenting Children Course and The Parenting Teenagers Course?
Are the Parenting Courses easy to run?
Why should I run the Parenting Courses?

TThe Parenting Course has been run in over 127 countries and consists of two courses: The Parenting Children Course and The Parenting Teenagers Course. The Parenting Children Course and The Parenting Teenagers Course act as a bridge between the church and the local community by recognising the need to go beyond the social, as well as physical, walls of the church to help parents and carers invest in their relationships with their children. The Parenting Courses are designed to be easy for churches to run; with episodes that are available to buy and download online, along with training, guides, and journals.

How do I get started running the Parenting Courses?

To get started running your course, please visit The Parenting courses website where you will find our more information. To access and download all the materials to help run your course, please register your course on our Marriage Course Builder. There are only a few resources you need to run the Parenting Courses:

  • The Parenting Children / The Parenting Teenagers Course episodes – available as a DVD or to download online
  • Two Guest Journals per couple
  • The Parenting Course Leaders’ Guide
  • And we recommend you watch our training videos

To access these materials to buy or download, register your course on the Marriage Course Builder.

Can we promote our course continually on the website?
We would like to run parts of your course, can we do this?