Garland Church



Parenting Groups


Mom's Class

The Mom's Class works through "Discipline Them, Love Them" – a DVD series taught by Kathy Crosby that brings practical wisdom from biblical principles, and breakout groups help to support mothers as they apply these principles to their parenting. 

The purpose is to help mothers become rooted in biblical principles of love and discipline so that they can be better equipped to give their children the balance of love and limits they need in order to raise kids who grow up into responsible adults capable of making wise choices. This class is usually taught in the Fall on Tuesday mornings.


The Parent Connection is a book-club-format group that works through one of the Parenting with Love and Logic books by Jim & Charles Fay. Cheryl Matamoros leads this group to help parents/caregivers develop important and practical skills in their parenting. Depending on the time offered, the group may be available to women or couples.

A group for mothers/parents of younger children will read Love and Logic Magic for Early Childhood while parents of children 7-12/Teens will read Parenting with Love and Logic.

Courageous Parenting

Courageous Parenting is a small group experience designed to help parents develop a loving and influential relationship with their teen. The group uses the book Courageous Parenting by Dave Hutchins. Taught by Ron & Kathy Belisle on an occasional basis.