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Stephanie DiDonato

Stephanie DiDonato is a marketing content specialist at Concordia Publishing House. She is from St. Louis, Missouri, but called Springfield, Missouri, and Austin, Texas, home before returning to St. Louis to be with family. She has one son and four fur babies (three dogs and one cat) and loves her crazy little family! Outside of work, Stephanie enjoys being outdoors, going to festivals and farmers’ markets, learning about history, and spending time with family.

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Engaging Your Congregation in Sunday School

You see members of your congregation regularly attending worship and being active within their small groups and social circles, but are they thinking of or active with the children growing in Jesus’ love during Sunday School? Does it even matter? Shouldn’t the parents be involved with their children and not have to “bother” the congregation members? Of course, parents should be involved with their child’s faith, but it is also important to have your congregation members engaged as well.  It can help parents feel connected to the church community, strengthen relationships across generations, and, most important, help students grow in their faith (and many times, the members as well!).

So now what? How do you start engaging your members with your Sunday School? The following are a few ideas to help involve your congregation with Sunday School.

How to Engage Parents with Your Sunday School

As you say goodbye to your students and watch them walk down the hall, hand in hand with their parents, do you ever wonder: Are they discussing the Bible with their kids? Are the lessons I am teaching being reinforced at home? Am I engaging my students’ parents enough?