Parent Resources

Engaged Parents are incredibly important to a healthy youth ministry. While not every young person has two Christian parents, we know there are a variety of people (grandparents, guardians, extended family, foster parents and more) who serve in the critical role of primary faith mentor. This page is designed to help both parents of teens and the congregations that want to support families.  

Devotions for Parents and Families

Engaged Parents spend time in God’s Word together as a family. If you are looking for a place to start, here are some short devotions you can do as a family.

Family Ministry Resources

Youth Ministry isn’t just for the teen; it’s for the whole family. Below are resources designed to support family ministry. 

Conversation Guides

We know from research that young people want to be able to have conversations about life and faith with their parents. These conversation guides can help parents be prepared and keep a listening ear for topics their teens are concerned about.


Find out more about LCMS Family Ministry.

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