“Do you believe in God?” the teacher asked. The child enthusiastically replied, “Yes!”
“Why do you believe in God?” the teacher inquired.
The child thought a moment and then answered, “I don’t know why. I think it runs in the family.”
The reply that we’re certainly all desirous of hearing! The awesome privilege which each of us has, as catechists is that our ministry is never only to the children, the youth with whom we meet each week/each day. Our ministry reaches their whole family.
We realize that what happens in our sessions gets, talked about at home (hopefully), but is there more to it than that? Are there ways we can be intentional in ministering with/to the parents and the family? Let’s explore some, looking at two categories: connection and participation. (Choose the ones that will work for you.)
Connection with parents and families
Invite On-going Participation
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