Monday, April 24, 2017

April 24th Meeting

Our next meeting is, April 25th, 9:30-11:30.  A handful reminders as we look forward to our meeting.

Everyone is encouraged to come early. We know this is so often easier said than done, but the earlier you arrive the more time you will have to check in your kids. Make sure to ask the greeters to help direct you of where to check in.

Mentor Mom Panel
Tomorrow is our the Mentor Mom panel!  Thank you to everyone for submitting their questions! We have a lot to cover.

Steering Team
Please submit applications for steering by Tuesday, April 25th; May 9th will be our final MOPS meeting;

Service Project
Remember to save the date for Saturday, May 20th from 9-11 for a service projects to 'Feed My Starving Children'. More information will follow.

Brunch
The Milky Way table has brunch for the meeting. Please remember that Mentor moms will be at the front door only until 9:20 to help you with your food.

MOPS T-Shirt
If you ordered a t-shirt, please bring your $10 to the meeting tomorrow.

MOPPET Child Care
Staci, Caytie and Juli’s tables will be helping with Child Care on Tuesday, May 2nd.

MOPPET Information
Here is the class information for MOPPETS for the month of April.

As always if you have any questions or concerns please email us: MapleGroveMOPS@gmail.com. 


“Arise, shine, for your light has come, and the glory of the Lord rises upon you. See darkness covers the earth and thick darkness is over the peoples, but the Lord rises upon you, and His glory appears over you.” Isaiah 60:1-2

Monday, April 10, 2017

April 11th Meeting

Our next meeting is, April 11th, 9:30-11:30.  A handful reminders as we look forward to our meeting.

Everyone is encouraged to come early. We know this is so often easier said than done, but the earlier you arrive the more time you will have to check in your kids. Make sure to ask the greeters to help direct you of where to check in.

Speaker
This week our speaker will be Becky Danielson. Her favorite title is Mom. She and her husband, Scott, have two sons. She is a licensed Parent and Family educator and co-founder of 1 Corinthians 13 Parenting.

Becky candidly shares her life as a Christian wife, mom, and educator. Becky and Lori Wildenberg are the co-authors of Raising Little Kids with Big Love and Raising Big Kids with Supernatural Love, both with Study Guides. Lori, Becky and the 1C13P team lead HeartCORe Parenting Conferences around the nation. She blogs weekly at FaithFirstParent.com.

Brunch
The Taurus table has brunch for the meeting. Please remember that Mentor moms will be at the front door only until 9:20 to help you with your food.

MOPS T-Shirt
If you ordered a t-shirt, please bring your $10 to the meeting tomorrow.

Culvers Fundraiser
A reminder that we have a fundraiser at Culvers tomorrow. Please share this picture on your Facebook profile (if you feel comfortable). See you tomorrow night!!

MOPPET Child Care
Staci, Caytie and Juli’s tables will be helping with Child Care on Tuesday, May 2nd.

MOPPET Information
Here is the class information for MOPPETS for the month of April.

As always if you have any questions or concerns please email us: MapleGroveMOPS@gmail.com. 


“Arise, shine, for your light has come, and the glory of the Lord rises upon you. See darkness covers the earth and thick darkness is over the peoples, but the Lord rises upon you, and His glory appears over you.” Isaiah 60:1-2

Monday, March 27, 2017

March 28th Meeting

Our next meeting is, March 28th, 9:30-11:30.  A handful reminders as we look forward to our meeting.

Everyone is encouraged to come early. We know this is so often easier said than done, but the earlier you arrive the more time you will have to check in your kids. Make sure to ask the greeters to help direct you of where to check in.

Speaker
This week our speaker will be Kathy White. She will be discussing a topic close to our hearts, Managing Expectations as a Wife and Mom.

Brunch
The Aquarius table has brunch for the meeting. Please remember that Mentor moms will be at the front door only until 9:20 to help you with your food.

Next MOPPETS Childcare
For steering meeting on Tuesday, April 4th, are Milky Way, Taurus, and Pegasus tables (or anyone who was not able to help earlier or who can help again).

MOPPET Information
Here is the class information for MOPPETS for the month of March.
https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B0SSSoX1n6LPdWZ2YmVySUFlc2c/view?usp=sharing

As always if you have any questions or concerns please email us: MapleGroveMOPS@gmail.com. 


“For you were once darkness, but now you are light in the Lord. Live as children of light.” Ephesians 5:8

Saturday, March 11, 2017

March 14th Meeting

Our next meeting is, March 14th, 9:30-11:30.  A handful reminders as we look forward to our meeting.

Everyone is encouraged to come early. We know this is so often easier said than done, but the earlier you arrive the more time you will have to check in your kids. Make sure to ask the greeters to help direct you of where to check in.

Craft
A reminder that we will creating necklaces on Tuesday. If you would like to personalize yours, please consider bringing an idea from the following list. If you forget or if you would like something that we will provide for you, we will have plenty of pretty paper and quotes for you to use inside of your charm.
Whatever you bring must be FLAT and 1" in diameter. I have a 1" hole punch if you'd like to cut your object at the meeting.
-Printed picture (please have the developer print on MATTE paper)
-Computer printed picture/quote/etc - please print on CARDSTOCK
-Map cutout of a hometown
-Drawn picture/Handwritten "mommy" or something like that - on CARDSTOCK
-Lace/fabric piece
-Something printed with your name/initials/kids initials/monogram/wedding date, etc - on CARDSTOCK
-A piece of a playing card

Spring Break
If you have kids who are not registered with MOPS but will need care during spring break, we will know if you plan to bring them with you. Please email MapleGroveMOPS@gmail.com with the details any additional kids you plan to bring with you.

Brunch
The Cassiopeia table has brunch for the meeting. Please remember that Mentor moms will be at the front door only until 9:20 to help you with your food.

Next MOPPETS Childcare
For steering meeting on Tuesday, April 4th, are Milky Way, Taurus, and Pegasus tables (or anyone who was not able to help earlier or who can help again).

MOPPET Information
Here is the class information for MOPPETS for the month of March.
https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B0SSSoX1n6LPdWZ2YmVySUFlc2c/view?usp=sharing

As always if you have any questions or concerns please email us: MapleGroveMOPS@gmail.com. 

“For you were once darkness, but now you are light in the Lord. Live as children of light.” Ephesians 5:8

Monday, February 27, 2017

February 27th Meeting

Our next meeting is, February 27th, 9:30-11:30.  A handful reminders as we look forward to our meeting.

Everyone is encouraged to come early. We know this is so often easier said than done, but the earlier you arrive the more time you will have to check in your kids. Make sure to ask the greeters to help direct you of where to check in.

Speakers
Our speakers joining us on Tuesday will be Travis and Dawn Rosinger are from Minneapolis, MN and are high school sweethearts. They have been married for twenty-three years and have two college age children. Travis has a Bachelor's Degree in Christian Ministry and a Master of Arts Degree in Organizational Leadership.  Along with being a full-time pastor for over twenty years, Travis has taught Human Relations and in the Business discipline at colleges in Minnesota and Iowa. He is currently Pastor of Adult Ministry at The Grove Church in the Twin Cities and is a regular speaker at schools, colleges and marriage events both in the United States and internationally.  Along with being a very active pastoral ministry partner, Dawn holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Human Services and is an experienced women's and marriage speaker focusing on women's issues and marriage unity.  She has a heart to encourage and challenge women and couples to grow in their faith and impact their world. Dawn also works full-time in management at a dental practice.  Travis and Dawn are both very passionate about helping couples fight for their marriages and live a vibrant, full life!  Loving The Fight marriage seminars and marriage events are a key focus of their lives and ministry.

Spring Break
If you have kids who are not registered with MOPS but will need care during spring break, we will know if you plan to bring them with you. Please email MapleGroveMOPS@gmail.com with the details any additional kids you plan to bring with you.

Brunch
The Orion table has brunch for the meeting. Please remember that Mentor moms will be at the front door only until 9:20 to help you with your food.

Next MOPPETS Childcare
For steering meeting on Tuesday, March 7th is the Cassiopeia table.

MOPPET Information
Here is the class information for MOPPETS for the month of February. https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B0SSSoX1n6LPNmJPSHFxb05ITHM/view?usp=sharing

As always if you have any questions or concerns please email us: MapleGroveMOPS@gmail.com. 


"Your Word is a lamp for my feet and a light for my path." - Psalm 119:105

Friday, February 10, 2017

February 14th Meeting

Our next meeting is, February 14th, 9:30-11:30.  A handful reminders as we look forward to our meeting.

Everyone is encouraged to come early. We know this is so often easier said than done, but the earlier you arrive the more time you will have to check in your kids. Make sure to ask the greeters to help direct you of where to check in.

DAY OF PAMPERING

  • Tuesday is the day of Pampering! Being a mom is one of the hardest (and best) jobs on earth but you need the chance to be pampered too!
  • A few things to remember for our meeting
    • Remember you and your kids to wear comfortable clothes (Pjs if you want).
    • Valentines
      • If your kids are 2.5 years old by September 1st, you can bring valentines for their room to share. Please write To: Friend so they can hang them out themselves. Also, please do not bring candy or trinkets because of allergies and choking hazards.
    • We have a large number of vendors coming to serve us!
      • Make up and Lips- SeneGence
      • Nails- Nails and Spa as well as Sonny Nails
      • Hair- Spark Salon
      • Yoga- Club Pilates
        • 3- 20-minute mini sessions, (9:45, 10:15, 10:45)
        • Bring a yoga mat if you have one.
    • Craft
      • We will be making a rice heat pack at this meeting.
    • Drawing
      • We have an abundance of gifts we will be drawing names for at our next meeting. The Drawing will be done at 11. Further instructions will be given the day of.
    • Silent Auction
      • We have two items for the silent auction. These items will have a starting bid of $20.  These are both currently priced between $450 and $500 online. More information will be included on the bidding sheets. Pictures are included below.

Spring Break
If you have kids who are not registered with MOPS but will need care during spring break, we will know if you plan to bring them with you. Please email MapleGroveMOPS@gmail.com with the details any additional kids you plan to bring with you.

Brunch
The brunch will be catered by donors, including, Original Pancake House, Harvest Bread Company, 3 Squares, Nothing Bundt Cakes and Cold Stone Creamery.

Next MOPPETS Childcare
For steering meeting on Tuesday, March 7th is the Cassiopeia table.

MOPPET Information
Here is the class information for MOPPETS for the month of February. https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B0SSSoX1n6LPNmJPSHFxb05ITHM/view?usp=sharing

As always if you have any questions or concerns please email us: MapleGroveMOPS@gmail.com. 


"Your Word is a lamp for my feet and a light for my path." - Psalm 119:105

Monday, January 23, 2017

January 24th Meeting

Our next meeting is, January 24th, 9:30-11:30.  A handful reminders as we look forward to our meeting.

Everyone is encouraged to come early. We know this is so often easier said than done, but the earlier you arrive the more time you will have to check in your kids. Make sure to ask the greeters to help direct you of where to check in.

Speaker
Cheryl Eliason will be joining us tomorrow. Cheryl Eliason speaks with passion and conviction to women, parents, and youth of all ages. You will enjoy her enthusiastic and candid style that addresses the "where we live" challenges of parenting. The emphasis in her programs is prevention and training. Her heart is to equip parents as the primary educator of values to their children and to encourage women in all facets of life.

Spring Break
If you have kids who are not registered with MOPS but will need care during spring break, we will know if you plan to bring them with you. Please email MapleGroveMOPS@gmail.com with the details any additional kids you plan to bring with you.

Brunch
The Pegasus has brunch for the meeting. Please remember that Mentor moms will be at the front door only until 9:20 to help you with your food.

Next MOPPETS Childcare
For steering meeting on Tuesday, February 7th is the Orion table.

MOPPET Information
Here is the class information for MOPPETS for the month of January.
https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/0B0SSSoX1n6LPeF9BUm1femJabzQ

As always if you have any questions or concerns please email us: MapleGroveMOPS@gmail.com. 

John 1:4, “In Him was life, and that life was the light of all mankind. The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness has not overcome it.” 

Saturday, January 7, 2017

January 10th Meeting

Our next meeting is, January 10th, 9:30-11:30.  A handful reminders as we look forward to our meeting.

Everyone is encouraged to come early. We know this is so often easier said than done, but the earlier you arrive the more time you will have to check in your kids. Make sure to ask the greeters to help direct you of where to check in.

Speaker
Our very own Kari Leaman will be presenting next week! Before having children, Kari was an elementary school teacher.  She graduated from the Ohio State University in 2006 with a degree in Early Childhood Development.  She then earned her Masters in Elementary Education and Middle School Science at the University of Minnesota in 2008.  Over the next five years, she had five different teaching positions in kindergarten, first grade, and second grade in four different schools.  While each year brought on new challenges, she was able to learn and grow from each different age, culture, and socio-economic status.  Kari is excited to share with you today about experiencing wonder with your children!

Craft
Our activity on Tuesday will be making Bucket List Ribbons! You will choose a season and write 15 things you'd like to do with your child/ren during that season on clothespins. As you complete activities, you may take the clothespin off of your ribbon. Repeat as you wish with future seasons AND have a cute house decoration to easily hang.

Spring Break
If you have kids who are not registered with MOPS but will need care during spring break, we will know if you plan to bring them with you. Please email MapleGroveMOPS@gmail.com with the details any additional kids you plan to bring with you.

Brunch
The Milky Way has brunch for the meeting. Please remember that Mentor moms will be at the front door only until 9:20 to help you with your food.

Next MOPPETS Childcare
For steering meeting on Tuesday, February 7th is the Orion table.

MOPPET Information
Here is the class information for MOPPETS for the month of January.
https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B0SSSoX1n6LPSWtCS2Q1VU83Xzg/view?usp=sharing
As always if you have any questions or concerns please email us: MapleGroveMOPS@gmail.com. 

John 1:4, “In Him was life, and that life was the light of all mankind. The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness has not overcome it.”