ATLANTA -- If you are the mother of a
child from birth through kindergarten, Mothers of Preschoolers, or
MOPS, is the group for you. It's a place for moms to connect with
other moms of preschool-aged children. It's a place to experience
mothering support, personal growth and spiritual hope while meeting
The group will have its first meeting on Sept. 5 from 9 to 11 a.m.
at the Atlanta Christian Church. Meetings will be on the first and
third Wednesday of each month from September through May.
encourages moms to value mothering, whether they are working or
stay-at-home moms. The group helps to equip each participant as a
mother, woman and leader to be the best mom possible.
A typical meeting will involve mothers dropping off their
children in the nursery, where they will be cared for by volunteers.
Then the mothers will be free to enjoy time with the other moms. The
meeting will start with refreshments and conversation. Then there
will be a speaker, presentation or demonstration on a variety of
topics. There will also be a craft project, just for fun, while the
moms get to know each other. The meeting will conclude with small
group time, when the moms are divided into smaller groups for
discussion time to get to know one another better.