MOPS

Mothers of Preschoolers (MOPS) builds circles of women who meet together to laugh, cry, and embrace the journey of being a mom. Invite a mom and come enjoy food, coffee, guest speakers and discussion time with friends.

Typical Meeting:

  • Refreshments, welcome, and announcements

  • Icebreaker or social activity

  • Guest speaker or mom-related topic

  • Discussion group time and/or creative activity

Basic Principles:

  • Welcoming to all moms

  • Personal mentoring

  • Authentic conversation

  • Relevant teaching

  • MOPPETS program for children 0-5


Meeting Topics:

  • Heating up the Romance & Fireproofing your Marriage

  • Dousing the Fire of Commonly Held False Beliefs

  • Fireproof, Waterproof, Money Savings Tips for Moms

  • Reigniting your Spiritual Walk

  • Beauty from Ashes

  • Fanning the Flame in your Kids Spiritual Walk

  • Burned Out? Learning How to Simplify


Schedule & Location

The Bridge Church MOPS meets in the Community Room at The Bridge Church at Bear Creek (3101 S Kipling St, Lakewood, CO) from 9:30 - 11:30 a.m. the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month from September to May.  See dates below:

  • January 8, 22

  • February 12, 26

  • March 12, 26

  • April 9, 23

  • May 14

  • September 11, 25

  • October 9, 23

  • November 13, 27

  • December 11


MOPS Childcare:

MOPPETS childcare workers are committed to providing quality child care for all children. They may be paid for their time or they may choose to serve as volunteers. Classroom will be split up based on age, and will consist of a mix of structured play, a small activity, and free play.

 

Moms may begin dropping their children off into their age-appropriate MOPPET classroom at 9:25 a.m, and are to pick up promptly at 11:30 a.m. Moms may register their children for the appropriate classroom using the registration link.


Registering:

  1. Complete the 2018-2019 The Bridge Church MOPS registration. (This lets us know who will be in the group and collect all pertinent information to prepare for childcare and to stay in touch.)

  2. Make payment towards MOPS fees to help cover childcare. Take advantage of the Early Bird payment of $100/year by August 31. Or, you may make payment of $60/semester or $120/year after August 31. Enter the amount and select "MOPS Fees - NOT Deductive" from the drop-down menu.

  3. Go to go to mops.org/join and enter the 4-digit code KYYW to become a MOPS member and receive your MOPS membership kit

Getting Connected:

  1. Check out our The Bridge MOPS Facebook page to stay connected

  2. Join our The Bridge Church MOPS Facebook group for up-to-date information, resources, social events, encouragement, community and support.

  3. Contact Julia Henrichs for more information- julia.joy.henrichs@gmail.com

Blog:

Link to our local blog at mentoring4moms.com 

Link to MOPS International blog posts at http://blog.mops.or