Preparing for Adolescence

Every Sunday, from 08/04/2019 to 09/29/2019, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

All 6th graders are invited and encouraged to participate in a very important class that informs and celebrates tweens growing into maturity both spiritually and sexually.  It is taught by Dr. Jim Batson, a local pediatrician and a member of our church.  The class size is limited to 20 participants. Participants will use the book, Preparing for Adolescence, by Dr. James Dobson. Books are available for $12 at FUMC. The 7 session class takes place on Sundays from 5-6 p.m. with Parent Orientation on August 4​​. Contact Shannon Auberson for more information.

Text:                            Preparing for Adolescence, by Dr. James Dobson

 July 28                       Parents Orientation

 Aug.  4                       The Secret of Self Esteem part I:  pp.5-22; Genesis 1:27-31, Philippians 2: 5-11

 Aug 11                       The Secret of Self Esteem part II:  pp. 23-32; Proverbs 3: 5-6, Philippians 4: 6-7, I Peter 5: 6-7

 Aug 18                       Conformity:  pp. 33-50; Romans 12: 2-3, Matthew 25: 31-40

 Aug 25                       Physical Changes of Growing Up:  pp. 51-63; Genesis 1: 27, Psalm 139: 13-14, Matthew 10: 30

 Sept  1                        LABOR DAY WEEKEND - NO CLASS

 Sept  8                        The Sexual You:  pp. 63-72; Genesis 1: 28, Ephesians 5:5, I Thessalonians 4: 3-8

 Sept 15                      What is Love All About?:  pp. 73-100; Psalm 37: 4-5, Proverbs 3: 5-6, I Corinthians 13, Matthew 19: 4-6

 Sept 22                      NO CLASS

 Sept 29                      Strong Emotions of Adolescence: pp. 101-118 and 161-163; Matthew 6:10, Luke 11:9, Ephesians 4: 14-16, I Corinthians 13: 11

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