Often when congregations need to transform, their community context is going through some demographic changes. The typical congregation is not keeping up with the transitions and changes of their context. One of the best places to discover the leading edge of demographic shifts is in elementary schools.
Congregations should connect with elementary schools to provide ministries that speak into the life needs of teachers, administrators, and their families then through them the students and their families. While connecting with middle schools and high schools is also a good idea and helpful, connecting with elementary schools is best.