Why run The Parenting Courses?

The Parenting Children Course and The Parenting Teenagers Course are an easy-to-run, practical five-session course designed to support parents or carers who want to invest in their relationships with their children. No expertise is needed to run the course. Anyone who wants to support parents and who enjoys hosting a group can run the course.

Key features:
  • Based on Christian principles but designed for all parents with or without a church background
  • Practical materials presented in a fun and interesting way
  • Group discussion to share experience and insights
  • Free download of course materials after registration, including episode videos, training videos, guest manual, leaders guide and promotional materials
  • Easy to run

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  1. Find a venue
  2. Ask people to help you run the course
  3. Decide whether to charge guests attending the course
  4. Budget for food and/or drinks and promotion

Register your course here:
  1. You can download the course materials for free, including episode videos, training videos, guest manual, leaders guide and promotional material.
  2. You can receive 10% discount when purchasing course materials (Book Shop.
  3. Promote your course so guests can find it here.

Use the leaders’ resources for support to run your course.
Determine whether you are going to run a morning or evening course. A mid-morning course after school may be more suitable for stay-at-home parents.
Each of the five weekly sessions lasts two-and-a-half hours. This includes time for connection over food, the talks and small group discussion. Alternatively, the course can be run over ten weeks with shorter sessions lasting one-and-a-half hours.

The most effective way to encourage guests to come on your course is to personally invite them.

Promotional materials such as postcard invitations and banners can help and are easy to use.

  • Add your course details to our website here. Choose to promote your Alpha to thousands of people via our website and social media channels, resulting in increased guest attendance.

  • Promote your course
    at church with a fun video or by sharing feedback from previous guests.

  • Give out invites and encourage everyone to invite one couple.

  • Place posters and postcards in strategic locations such as coffee shops, gyms and libraries

  • Make sure the date, time, venue and contact information are clear on your communication.

  • Give the course a final push the week before it starts, as many couples decide to join last minute.

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