Faith Stepping Stones

Stepping Stones is a transformative program of faith-sharing within in the family that touches hundreds of lives at Plymouth. It provides faith-based parenting education from cradle to graduation through a series of eight short-courses. Each short-course, or Stone, equips parents to nurture both their faith and their children’s faith. One important Stepping Stones goal is for family members to share daily highs and lows every night. Each Stone is celebrated in worship with a special, memorable blessing service.


Stone 1: Raising a Healthy Baby (infants up to age 2) – Oct. 8, 15 & 22; Blessing Saturday, Oct. 22 at the 5:30 p.m. service. Time & Location: 10-11:30 a.m., Children’s Library

Stone 2: Raising a Healthy Preschooler (children 3-5 years who have not entered kindergarten) – February 4, 11 & 18; Blessing Sunday, February 19 at the 9 a.m. service. Time & Location: 10-11:30 a.m., Greenwood

Stone 3: Transition into Kindergarten– August 21, Oct. 16 & 23; Blessing Sunday, October 30 at the 9 a.m. service. Time & Location: 10:15-11 a.m., Waveland Hall

Stone 4: My Bible (3rd grade) – Oct. 6, 13 & 20; Blessing Sunday, October 23 at the 9 a.m. service. Time & Location: 5:30-6:15 p.m., Room 303

Stone 5: Livin’ Forgiven/Communion (5th Grade) – Feb. 9, 16 & 23; Blessing Saturday, February 25 at the 5:30 p.m. service. Time & Location: 5:30-6:30 p.m., Room 305

Stone 6: Surviving Adolescence (7th Grade) – Sept. 21 & 28; Blessing Sunday, October 2 at the 9 a.m. service. Time & Location: 7-8:30 p.m., Waveland Hall

Stone 7: Confirmation (8th Grade)– April 19 & 26; Confirmation on Sunday, May 7. Time & Location: 7-8:30 p.m., Greenwood

Stone 8: Graduation (Seniors) – February 5, 12, & 19; Blessing Sunday, February 26 at the 9 a.m. service. Time & Location: 10-11:30 a.m., Greenwood

Parents and their children can enter the Stepping Stones program at any point, even if they have not been a part of the prior Stones. For more information about how Stepping Stones can become a part of your family’s life together, contact Rachel Corpus, 515.255.3149, or

You may register online for current classes here.


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