MOPS

MOPS exists to build communities of women who love and support each other through the journey of motherhood. No matter what motherhood looks like for her, every mom has a place in MOPS. That’s why we offer several types of gatherings – so nothing stands in the way of moms finding friendship and community with one another.

2021-22 MOPS

This year, we want to tell you two things that will change your life if you believe them.

First, you are fearfully and wonderfully made. I praise you because I am fearfully and wonderfully made; your works are wonderful; I know that full well. Psalm 139:14 Second, because you are fearfully and wonderfully made, you have work to do; meaningful work that was built into your DNA before you were born. Work that you were made for. Sometimes, we believe that our motherhood is a constraint that limits what we can do in this life. We want to remind you that motherhood isn’t a constraint – it’s a catalyst. In fact, God appointed a woman named Deborah to be a judge over the nation of Israel. She was a leader, warrior, and prophetess who ultimately helped an entire nation rediscover its identity and destiny as the people of God. And she declared that she accomplished it because she AROSE AS A MOTHER.

The villagers ceased in Israel; they ceased to be until I arose; I, Deborah, arose as a mother in Israel. Judges 5:7 (ESV)

Before God appointed Deborah, the inhabitants of Israel were distressed and had no fight left in them. Does this sound familiar? Is it possible that through this MOPS community of ours, each of us could reignite a sense of strength, joy, and courage back into ourselves, our homes, and our culture?

This is the year we arise as mothers to awaken a weary and sleeping world. The year to accept and believe that God will fulfill his promises to you, and to embrace your motherhood as a catalyst to his plans and promises for you.

This is your year to embrace the truth that you are fearfully and wonderfully made.

To arise as a mother and make the brave decision to Be Strong, Do Your Work, and Chase Joy.

There will be no childcare this year due to Covid and the different school schedules.

For more information email Emily Chirico or Cynthia Ueland at mopsbrowncroft@gmail.com