MOMS October Updates

Holy Spirit Parish at Geist

About MOMS

The Ministry of Mothers Sharing (MOMS) is a ministry for mothers at Holy Spirit to share their faith stories, experiences and traditions with other moms. Our Vision is to be a faith-filled ministry supporting and serving one another and our community with love, friendship, compassion, and laughter on our journey of motherhood.

October Topics

Our October topics will center around how we can slow down and connect with God in the busy rush of our modern motherhood. We will discuss the grace of giving help and asking for help, saying yes and saying no to the various demands on our time and energy, and how we can care for ourselves and pray so that we are not trying to pour out to our families from an "empty pitcher." There will be NO regular Thursday meetings on October 22 due to HSE fall break.


10/1- Regular Thurs. Meetings AM and PM

10/8- Regular Thurs. Meetings AM and PM

10/15- Regular Thurs. Meetings AM and PM

10/22- No morning meeting, all those wanting to help craft the items for the All Saints gathering meet in the religious ed pod in the evening!

10/24 (Sat)- MOMS Fall Mini Retreat- Prayer

10/29- Prayer and Pilates

11/1 (Sun)- All Saint's Day Gathering

Crisis Pregnancy and Precious Loss

Tuesday, Oct. 20th, 7pm

10350 Glaser Way

Fishers, IN


Kristy McNamee a licensed mental health counselor and ministry director of Heart Prints will be the speaker for the Stephen Ministry continuing education on Tuesday October 20. Kristy will be speaking on early pregnancy losses and those shortly thereafter. If you know someone experiencing a precious loss and would like to know more please join us at 7:00 pm in the PLC, room 51.

MOMS Fall Mini Retreat- Prayer

Saturday, Oct. 24th, 8am-12pm

10350 Glaser Way

Fishers, IN

Join us for a morning dedicated to your connection with God! We'll start with mass and follow with a variety of activities around the central theme of Prayer. As mothers it can be hard to take that time away to really nurture the Spirit within us. It is our hope that many of you can join us for this mini retreat! Prepare to be refreshed and renewed in your relationship with the Lord and with your sisters in motherhood! Register via this online form. . .https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1uVKJfOQuFKD7CfjrGwV994ddDIgcF-Fg8CHwIKEEhoM/viewform
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Don't forget your registration form/dues!

Have you registered yet for MOMS? We'd love to hand out our most current roster to our members this month so please be sure you are included! Also, dues are $20 for the year and include all of your materials, programming and support our ministry to one another. Dues can be paid in cash to Mary H. or Dawn U. at any meeting! The link to register is here: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1lqR4Vq_pt3Mr1UYAbCHpnFGYWwbeQtHQwrynbMS1ZnA/viewform
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Noah's Place

Child care is provided for a small fee at our morning meetings to make our ministry accessible to moms with young children at home. There is no childcare available at the evening meetings at this time, however, babies under 1 are welcome to come to the evening meeting with mom. If you would like to bring your children to our morning meetings, see information here: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1jAdkXlvwSU7wpD-7mDHK8CNIxI_S6WZUVJIr9-ILArI/edit?usp=sharing

Online Safe Environment Training

http://dol-in.org/online-safe-environment-training


If you have a child in Noah's Place, please complete this online training through the diocese before the end of October. Please send an email to day_chrissy@hotmail.com and let us know when you have completed the training! Thank you in advance for helping us be compliant with this new regulation!

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Meals on Wheels

Would you like to be a part of our Meals On Wheels ministry? You can
even take your kids along. It's an easy, rewarding, charitable way to
help out our community. Kelly A. coordinates our monthly
volunteer commitment and would be happy to train anyone who missed our
initial training with Meals on Wheels. Just let Kelly know or comment
on the Volunteer Spot if you would like to help!! We are set for October with 2 volunteers but are still in
need of drivers for upcoming dates!


Sign up for Meals on Wheels volunteer http://vols.pt/Nca2QG on
VolunteerSpot today!

MOMS Fall Service Project

Sunday, Nov. 1st, 12-2:30pm

10350 Glaser Way

Fishers, IN

Mark your calendars for our first All Saints Day Service Project and Celebration on November 1st. This is a whole family event! More details to come!
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Prayer and Pilates

Our next Prayer and Pilates day will be October 29. This is a lovely way to care for your body and appreciate the gifts we have from God. Please let our Mind, Body, Soul facilitator Molly know if you have questions!


Also, follow or join Molly on Pinterest as we grow in fitness and in faith.

https://www.pinterest.com/molly_wowk/faith-fitness-holy-spirit-moms-ministry/

Soul Core

Upcoming free classes will be Oct 10,
Oct 31, and Nov 14 at 7 am in the PLC. If you haven't heard of it yet, check out the website to find out more, it is totally worth waking up early on a Saturday for!! Hope to see you there! http://www.soulcore.com/
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What to Expect at a MOMS meeting

Our ministry is open to women with children of ALL ages. We have veteran mamas and brand new moms, and so much to share and learn from one another as we grow in faith!


Meetings start with an opening prayer and introductions, followed by a discussion on various topics related to our motherhood and our faith. Our time together wraps up with prayer intentions and a closing prayer. Attendance is not required every week to be a part of MOMs – just come when you are able.


Please contact us at hspmoms@gmail.com if you have any questions before you attend your first meeting!



MOMS on Thursday Mornings
9:45 to 11:15 am
Religious Ed Gathering Space

MOMS on Thursday Evenings
7:15 to 8:45 pm
Religious Ed Gathering Space
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