We had dads coming back in tears," says Sue Lennartson, congregational life consultant at Trinity Lutheran, Stillwater, Minn., describing the one-on-one sessions at the father-daughter retreatthe congregation sponsored. "One father told me, 'This is the first time I have held my daughter's hands and prayed out loud.' " The father-daughter pairs used a worksheet during their time alone, culminating in "four hands together" prayer.
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