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classes

Our ParentLife Ministry offers year-round classes on various topics to help guide you through the challenges of parenting.

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workshops

One-time workshops at Mount Pisgah for parents are developed to help you deal with very specific and challenging issues that you will, or already are facing.

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resources

The Parent Library offers many resources that will help you more than you can imagine. Going through a tough phase in your child's life? Let us help!

Start children off on the way they should go, and even when they are old they will not turn from it.”

– Proverbs 22:6

 

Through support and encouragement, we equip parents of kids of all ages and stages to be God’s Plan A for their child’s spiritual development.  We walk parents through real-life topics with a Biblical perspective and provide pastoral care and practical tools for the parenting journey.

Weekly Programs - wednesday Mornings
Informal Summer Gatherings
Mom's Fellowship Group

9:30-11:30 AM | Room 214 | Will resume meetings and Bible study in September

An open and ongoing Bible Study, service, and support group for moms of infants and children.

Although we will not have any formal meetings on site this summer, we will continue to stay in touch and connect for informal playdates in various locations and Mom-Nights-Out for dinner, support, and adult conversation.  Contact Jenny Bramel jbramel@mountpisgah.org to get connected with us this summer.

We meet the first 3 Wednesdays of each month during the school year to support, encourage, and grow together in their faith journey and role as imperfect, loving mothers.  We look to God’s Word for guidance through the ups and downs of parenting and marriage.  Loving child care provided with reservations. Email nursery@mountpisgah.org.

Weekly Programs - Wednesday evenings
Wednesday Nights August-April
SESSION 1: Building Grit And Resilience In Your Kids

Wednesday Nights; August 18-September 29  | 6:15-7:30 PM | Room 214

Join us as we learn how to nurture the life skills of resilience in our children and teach them how to face life with perseverance and grit. Using the Big Life Journal Books, podcasts, and other resources that encourage a Growth Mindset in kids. We will explore both the Biblical roots and practical resources of these important teachable skills.

REGISTER HERE.

SESSION 2: raising Grateful Kids In An Entitled World

Wednesday Nights; October 6- November 10 | 6:15-7:30 PM | Room 214

Join us as we learn how to lead and love our children in a way that teaches the biblical values of respect, responsibility, and service. We will discuss how to cultivate a spirit of gratitude through practical tips based on age & the stage of the children.

REGISTER HERE.

Sunday Programs 
August 15th
Small Group Launch- DinneR & Information Meeting

5:00-6:30 PM| The Underground | Sunday, August 15th

Parents of 6th-9th grade students & those new to small groups are invited to join your student for a dinner & the launch of Student Life Small Groups for the year. After the introduction, parents will break out with Jenny Bramel & Alan White to hear our recommendations to support your kids and maximize the spiritual, academic and social opportunities for them in during these seasons of transition. Contact Jenny Bramel (jbramel@mountpisgah.org) for questions and more information on the Parent Class.

August-October
Connect To The Bible

5:15-6:30 PM| Room 214 | Sundays, August 22-29, September 12 & 26, October 3 & 17

Learn life-changing principles found in God's Word and how to impart those in your teens and preteens while you student enjoys their small group! Topics will include: the Basics, the Torah, Old Testament History, the Gospels and the Letters in the New Testament. Each week will include practical tools and resources for sharing what you've learned with teenagers and family.

January
- March, 2022
PARENT CONFIRMATION CLASSES

9:30-10:30 AM | Room 305 | January - March, 2022

Confirmation Sunday class schedule:

  • January - March

    • Classes 1-8

    • Student classes on 1st floor/ Parent classes in Room 305

 

Special Confirmation Events:

  • February

    • Student Celebration in the Underground (6-10 pm) - Mandatory

    • Parent Time of Prayer/Communion in S305 on N Campus (6:15-7 pm)

 

  • March

    • Confirmation Sunday/Baptisms  (all students at the 11 AM  service)

Parents of 6th-8th grade students meet for their own class (while their students are in class) for fellowship and to learn/or review the basics of the Christian faith:  God, Sin, Jesus, the Holy Spirit, Grace, the Bible, and Keys to Discipleship, the Church and Service and explore the roles of parents within each of those topics.  Parents will be encouraged and equipped to have meaningful discussions about life and faith with their confirmands as well explore weekly how God uses this crazy ride called parenting to sharpen and deepen our own faith. Contact Jenny Bramel (jbramel@mountpisgah.org) for questions and more information on the Parent Class.

SPECIAL EVENTS/WORKSHOPS
Month
of July
Pisgah Fosters:  Fill the Freezer for Foster Families

Whether by yourself or with your family or a group of your choice, help us fill our freezer with meals prepared and packaged in your kitchen, with your ingredients with recipes and supplies we will provide from the Loaves and Fishes ministry that is a part of Pisgah Fosters. These meals will provide support and love to foster families in our community as the pace of life once again heats up in the fall. Please email Jenny Bramel with any questions at jbramel@mountpisgah.org

Ongoing Resources
All-Year
FOLLOWING JESUS- NEXT STEPS FOR PARENTS 

All-Year

Resources and meetings (upon request) for families of children who made a recent decision to follow Christ. Parents will be given practical steps to encourage and equip them in their role as God’s Plan A for their child’s faith journey.

All-Year
Parent Library 

All-Year

Choose from hundreds of titles from a parenting resource library including books, DVDs, and CDs. Topics available cover a wide range of topics including praying scripture for your child, adjusting to the new role of parents, life skills for preschoolers, instilling Biblical character traits, teaching children about the sacraments, discovering your and your child’s love language, setting boundaries, having “the talk”, transitioning to middle school, parent confirmation, staying calm in discipline, the challenges, and blessings of technology, youth entitlement, awareness of alcohol and drug abuse, anxiety, and depression in children and adolescents, money management, preparing for college and the admissions process, praying for adult children, preparing for an empty nest, embracing grandparenting, and more.

Contact Jenny Bramel (jbramel@mountpisgah.org) to make an appointment to stop by and peruse the titles.  Resources may be checked out for up to two weeks at a time and are available on a first-come, first-serve basis.

All-Year
One-on-One Support

All-Year

God is not asking you to navigate the roller coaster of parenting alone. Jenny Bramel is available (upon request) to listen, encourage and support you with any questions or challenges along your parenting journey- there is no stage to0 early or too late, no issue too big or too small. Contact Jenny at jbramel@mountpisgah.org.

NOTICE: If programs are updated or canceled due to Covid or weather, we will send out email communication and update our website.