MOMSnext Update: March 30, 2015

Next Meeting – Book Discussion

Please read Chapters Eight & Nine of “No More Perfect Moms” by Jill Savage before our next book discussion on April 7.

Salvation Army Goody Bag Filler Collection

Message from Kellie Witenko, Service Coordinator:

At each of the April MOMSnext meetings we will be collecting items to fill goody bags that will then be shared with the children staying at the Salvation Army shelter during the shelter’s monthly birthday celebration. At the end of the April 21st meeting, our group will fill the baggies to prepare them for delivery.

Here’s the email from Debby, my contact, so you can see her input about the age-range and items suggested…

“This is wonderful news and I am so appreciative of all that you are doing.  I think your offer of wanting to take on a whole party is great!  Occasionally we have had a girl scout troop plan and bring in the party and that has worked very well for a change of pace.  We have a few guidelines that we follow in order to make it fun for everyone, so if you decide to do this, we can discuss the specifics later.

We have all ages of kids at the shelter, pretty evenly spaced from newborn – teen.  Sometimes I will do 2 separate treat bags – one for pre-school and one for elementary age (the teens seem fine with this one as well!).  We try to stay away from food items, except for small boxes of raisins or fruit chews.  Some items that work well are: small toys, erasers, pencils, bookmarks, activity books, crayons, bubbles, parachutes, friendship bracelets, stickers. Or, use your imagination!  Thank you so much for doing this!”

SonSpark Labs Vacation Bible School sonspark

June 15-19, 2015 from 9 to noon

4 year old* through completed 5th grade *(by 8/31/2015) Nursery and 3 year old class for children of onsite volunteers.

At SonSpark Labs, we are exploring life’s big questions with science experiments and activities. Through our explorations we hope to discover God’s plan for each of us. Join us for science, Bible, crafts, games, snacks and fun!

Cost: $15 early registration by May 3, $20 after May 3 (includes T-shirt and music CD). Register online or in the church office. Registration is open on a “first come” basis through May 31 or until spaces are filled.

2014-2015 MOMSnext Dues

Spring Dues: $20  [+$25 International Fee if not paid in Fall]+ $50 Childcare (if applicable) = Total Spring Payment

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2014-2015 Dates to Remember

  • Spring Meeting Dates: Jan. 6, Jan. 20, Feb. 3, Feb. 17, Mar. 3, Mar 17, Apr. 7, Apr. 21, May 5, May 19
  • MOMSnext Coffee Hour: Jan. 27, Feb. 24, Mar. 24, Apr. 28
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