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Mt. Pisgah is Starting a MOPS Group!


Kick Off: September 26
Mothers of Preschoolers (MOPS) groups are gatherings of moms coming together for community, conversation, and friendship. They meet to support each other, share experiences, and learn from presenters in the field of early childhood. We believe a MOPS program at Mt. Pisgah will be a great way to invite and support young families in our community. MOPS at Mt. Pisgah is going to meet on second and fourth Tuesdays from 10 am to noon starting on September 26. More information about registration is coming soon.

Opportunities to Support MOPS:
MOPS is about loving women along the journey of motherhood. It’s about offering support and encouragement and hospitality. It’s about sharing your story and your love of Jesus. MOPS is a community that needs you! In order for our MOPS ministry to function best we have two specific areas of need and we need many people to help us meet these needs. We encourage you to prayerfully consider how you can be a part of this special community! Perhaps you feel called to help with childcare during MOPS meetings because you love little ones or you remember how precious a little “me time” was when you had little ones of your own. Or perhaps you are led to be a mentor to these moms because you’ve been there and you have wisdom “from the trenches” (even if many days you don’t feel particularly wise!). 

  • Childcare providers will serve in pairs, caring for children ranging from birth through preK. Children will be grouped by age. Age appropriate activities and materials will be provided for those caring for children older than age 2. We would like to have a consistent team of volunteers; it helps the moms and the kids to recognize and begin to develop relationships with those caring for the children. So can you commit to 1 or 2 Tuesday mornings each month, starting in late September? MEN can help with childcare too!! All childcare providers will need to complete a background check.
  • Mentors attend the MOPS meetings, primarily as hostesses, greeters and observers. Mentors get to know the moms and their kids, lifting them up in prayer and encouraging them; mentors also support the MOPS leadership team and handle many of the small “behind the scenes” tasks that help the meetings run smoothly. Mentors are willing to share their experience, their story, when needed as well; that may mean leading the whole group in a devotion or it may mean a quiet one-on-one conversation with a mom who is struggling.

The best way to learn about either of these opportunities is to attend the planning meeting on August 29 at 6:30 pm in Room 214. If you are interested but unable to attend the meeting, please email Kay Adams at children@mtpisgahva.org. Kay is also happy to attempt to answer any of your questions about how you can support MOPS prior to the August 29 meeting.