Christ Presbyterian Academy

Parenting with Purpose

Parenting with Purpose is a unique series on the journey of parenting through a Christian worldview, healthy connection with children in all stages of development, and raising the next generation of conscious, engaged, faith-centered men and women. Led by Associate Head of School-Education Dr. Marcia Sutton and CPA administrators, sessions are free and available to all CPA parents. 

All sessions are free and open to CPA parents. 

2021-22 Sessions

Attendance for all Parenting with Purpose sessions is free and open to all CPA parents.

Sessions are at 8 a.m. in the Sanctuary (Church building). Contact Wendy McCormick with questions at

  • Wednesday, October 13, 8 a.m.
    The Mind, Media, and Maturity: Connection vs. Distraction
  • Wednesday, November 10, 8 a.m.
    Freedom through Feelings: How to Live Fully in a Tragic World
  • Wednesday, December 8, 8 a.m. 
    Your Child’s Journey: Measuring Emotional & Spiritual Milestones
  • Wednesday, January 12, 8 a.m. 
    Love Languages: Effectively Communicating & Connecting With Your Child
  • Wednesday, February 9, 8 a.m. 
    Attachment Styles: Why it Matters & Makes a Difference
  • Wednesday, March 9, 8 a.m. 
    Growing GRIT: How to Help Your Child Persevere
  • Wednesday, April 13, 8 a.m. 
    Discipline: The Power of Connection Before Correction