PARENT RESOURCES

It is our desire to come alongside parents and form a partnership as we journey together to equip the next generation with a faith of their own. That is why we have created this online space. It is here to help you celebrate key times in the lives of your child and ultimately pass down your faith.

COVID-19 RESOURCES:

WE UNDERSTAND THAT IN THIS SEASON, YOU MIGHT BE FACING NEW EXPERIENCES AS A PARENT. WE’RE HERE TO HELP AND WALK WITH YOU! WE’VE PROVIDED SOME OF OUR FAVORITE PARENTAL RESOURCES HERE.

Family Strong Webinar: Pandemic Edition

“Stay at home” during the Coronavirus Pandemic can be one defined by limitations, disorganization, and turmoil … or we can transform this ‘break’ into an opportunity …to reflect, reset, be creative, and, perhaps, even strengthen our family. But how?
Guest speaker Dr. Jeff McFarlane, PsyD, MA

Books For:

Parenting
Parenting Beyond Your Capacity by Reggie Joiner and Carey Nieuwhof
Sacred Parenting by Gary L. Thomas
Sticky Faith by Dr. Kara E. Powell & Dr. Chap Clark
Have a New Kid by Friday by Dr. Kevin Leman
The 5 Love Languages of Children by Gary Chapman

Raising Boys
Raising a Modern Day Knight by Robert Lewis
Wild at Heart by John Eldredge

Raising Girls
Raising a Modern Day Princess by Pam Farrel & Doreen Hanna
Bringing up Girls by Dr. James Dobson

Single Parenting
Father Fiction by Donald Miller
Single Parenting that Works by Kevin Leman

Stepfamilies
The Smart Stepfamily by Ron L. Deal & Gary Chapman

Websites:

Sticky Faith: From the minds at Fuller Theological Seminary comes Sticky Faith comes a powerful tool for helping families lead kids toward a faith that sticks.

BLOGS:

ParentLIfe: Raising Kids, Building Families:  A blog about parenting from Lifeway Resources.
Parent Cue: A blog from the creators of our Aurora Kids curriculum.

Apps:

Parent Cue: Download the Parent Cue to discover ways you can talk with your kids about what we do in Aurora Kids every weekend.  There are videos, stories, discussion questions, and more.

Nextgen Church Online:

A church isn't a building—it's the people. Sometimes families can't make it to church but that doesn't mean you should miss out. Aurora NextGen Online is a resource to help families discover Jesus and the journey... together.

Family Counseling:

Restoration Counseling Services is located right here at Aurora Community Church. Founded to promote the healing and growth of individuals, marriages and families by means of clinically sound methods of therapy, education and consultation consistent with the principle doctrines of the Christian faith.

Our AFFILIATION 

Aurora Community Church is part of the Church of the Nazarene; a global network of connected churches with the primary call to share Jesus with all.