Every Other Wednesdays at 9:45-11:45AM
Our group is currently very full (and childcare rooms are full to the brim!) and therefore we have a wait list for new mamas. If you’re interested, please email email@example.com and we’ll let you know when we have openings. Thanks!
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The best way to get involved with the Sanctuary MOPS group is to email firstname.lastname@example.org or use the form below. Be sure to double check your email address before submitting the form to make sure our response gets back to you!
who can come?
We’ve all been placed in this time and place in history, as the tribe of women who are raising the world. We know we mother better together, so all moms are welcome at MOPS. From the time you get pregnant to when your kiddo is in Kindergarten, our doors are open.
for the kids
Our childcare program “MOPPETS” is for kids ages birth to 5 years old, and a small class for older homeschool kids based upon availability. The MOPPETS Coordinator has a fantastic year planned for your kids with age-appropriate curriculum, games, and Bible stories. There is also a outdoor playground the kids will have access to during nice weather. The MOPPETS workers have all been background-checked and have ample experience working with children. Your little blessings are in good, safe hands here!
what to expect
In 2016-2017 our MOPS group at Sanctuary will be Starry Eyed as together we seek Wonder, Hope, and Kindness.
Starry Eyed means looking for the light even when darkness is enveloping. It is an opportunity to hope recklessly and to witness God’s presence guiding things seen and unseen, comfortable and uncomfortable.
Starry Eyed is…
Seeing the light in the darkness and choosing to live courageously in both.
It is opening our eyes to wonder and choosing hope over fear.
Starry Eyed is significant acts of kindness that send ripples of light into the world.
It is a choice to live fully and wholly and to breathe our way back to life.
If you feel anxious and don’t know why …
If you are busy and distracted from the things you truly care about …
If you are restless for an unexpected encounter with God…
If you long to feel alive, to regain a sense of wonder, to hope a little freer and to be a powerful force of kindness in the world, then we’d love for you to join us in becoming Starry Eyed.
We would love for you to join us for food, laughter, crafts, play-dates, moms night outs, and most importantly, honest conversations and real genuine friendships with other moms who understand the joys and frustrations of motherhood.
time and dates
We will be meet every other Wednesday from 9:45-11:45 a.m. Childcare will be available starting at 9:35 a.m.
Fall 2016: Aug 31, Sept. 14, Sept. 28, Oct. 12, Oct. 26, Nov. 9, Nov. 30, Dec. 14
Spring 2017: Jan. 11, Jan. 25, Feb. 8, Feb. 22, Mar. 8, Mar. 22, Apr. 5, Apr. 19, May 3
*FYI: there is complete calendar with other activities (play dates, moms nights out, fundraisers, outreaches, etc.) included in the welcome packet we have available for you at your first meeting.
MOPS fees for the year are $120 for the year. These fees, including the MOPS international membership, are combined with sponsorship from Sanctuary. They help to cover the crafts, and MOPPETS childcare. We ask that you pay the fees by the third meeting, September 23rd. We have scholarships available, and you can find that information in our welcome packet. We will accept cash and checks. Make checks out to MOPS at Sanctuary. Please see our finance director to submit your registration or for any questions/concerns. *We also are very liberal in the definition of the word ‘preschooler.’ If your kids are school aged but you could still use the community of our group, we welcome you.
your MOPS international membership includes:
- Access to a local MOPS community of Moms like you as well as Mentor and Model Moms
- A variety of speakers that discuss fun, relevant, and practical topics
- Fun take home crafts for you and your children
- Childcare, snacks, and crafts in the MOPPET program
- Annual subscription to Hello, Dearest magazine
- Exclusive discount offers
- Weekly inspiring emails
- A special benefit from brightpeak Financial
- A welcome kit with:
- A Fierce Flourishing Guidebook, including a guest appearance by Jen Hatmaker
- An adorable print to add beauty to your space
- A bracelet to remind you to choose to flourish
- Discounts and music downloads
- Postcards to send via snail mail
- And, of course, a few surprises. (You know how much we love surprises.)