Workshops

November 4, 2017 | 9am-3:30pm (Doors open at 8:30)
Lowell Church of Christ

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Workshops

Several workshops will be available from which you can choose what speaks to your current family needs. These workshops are for grandparents, parents, aunts, uncles, and other interested adults in a young person’s life.  You will choose one workshop from each of the three available workshop sessions.  You don’t need to know which workshop you will attend until the day of the summit.  However, below are brief descriptions of each workshop so you can begin to see how your family needs will be discussed during the day.


Workshop Session 1

Parent Dedication

Mindy Wells, Children’s Ministry Director

Target Audience: New and Expecting Parents, birth or adoptive

Join Mindy as she examines the importance of starting with God’s vision for the family.  This is a great opportunity to hear God’s heart for your family. This workshop is a prerequisites for participation in our Parent Dedication service (scheduled for Spring 2019).

Course Correction | The Early Years
Discipline that Leads to Discipleship

Matt Shedd, Student Minister, Lowell Church of Christ

Target Audience: Parents and Grandparents of Early and Upper Elementary Students

Discipline is one of the hardest aspects of parenting. How can we use discipline to raise disciples. Learn how to move away from punishment and toward a path of course correction in how you discipline your child.

Course Correction | The Teen Years
Discipline that Leads to Discipleship

Kim Harris,

Target Audience: Parents and Grandparents of Middle and Senior High School Students

Discipline is one of the hardest aspects of parenting. How can we use discipline to raise disciples. Learn how to move away from punishment and toward a path of course correction in how you discipline your teen.

So, You are Thinking about Marriage?

John Harris, Associate Pastor, Lowell Church of Christ

Target Audience: Couples Dating or Engaged.

Does God care who I marry?   What does Scripture say to me, a believer, regards to a spouse.  Come hear just how much Scripture speaks about, what is possibly, the second most important decision you will ever make.


Workshop Session 2

Blessing Your Children | Praying God’s Word

Matt Shedd, Student Minister, Lowell Church of Christ

Target Audience: Parents or Grandparents of Young Children

Prayer can be one of the greatest blessings you ever give to your children. Learn how to use God’s Word to sharpen your prayers for your children, and to cast a godly vision of life for your children.

From Entitlement to Empowerment
Helping Your Teen become a Kingdom Worker

John Harris, Associate Pastor, Lowell Church of Christ

Target Audience: Parents of Teens, 14-16 year olds.

Raising teenagers can be some of the most rewarding and trying times as a Christian parent. In this session we will discuss ways we can work with our teenagers to develop a Kingdom/Servant attitude in our families.

God’s Bucket List for Marriage

Chuck Hochmuth, Senior Minister, Lowell Church of Christ

Target Audience: All.

The Most Important Relationship in Your Family

Danny Cox, Lead Pastor, LifeWell Church

Target Audience: All


Workshop Session 3

Finding Our Identity in a Sexualized World

Matt Shedd, Student Minister, Lowell Church of Christ

Target Audience: Parents of Tweens and Teens

Fact: Our world is more sexualized than ever, creating mass confusion for our kids. How can we help our kids root their identity in Christ? Join Matt as we discuss the three keys to helping our preteens establish faith-based identity.

God’s Vision for Grandparenting

Chuck Hochmuth, Senior Minister, Lowell Church of Christ

Target Audience: Grandparents in any stage of grandparenting.

The Most Important Relationship in Your Family

Danny Cox, Lead Pastor, LifeWell Church

Target Audience: All

TBA with Keynote Speaker

Chad Ragsdale, Keynote Speaker

Target Audience: All