MOMS December 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.

November Recap

We had a great month of November with the MOMS! We were able to bless FOUR local families with Thanksgiving baskets thanks to your generosity, we welcomed some new members and we had some wonderful meetings and discussions. In the morning meetings, we had some prayer and pilates, discussed the gift of contentment, shattering lies and the spiritual practice of gratitude. In the evening, we prayed the Rosary in the chapel, had a social night and did devotions centering around flexibility (plan B!), compassion (for our children, ourselves and the world) and gratitude.


If you missed our gratitude devotion, here is a link to check it out! It's a perfect way to frame your life with "perspectacles" on https://drive.google.com/open?id=17RFfpB5FVdeagKzLxQpF126EHILq9FG4DBBg2Ms4tKY

December Schedule

December 3- AM and PM- regular meetings

December 10- AM- regular meeting and PM Prayer and Pilates

December 17- AM- regular meeting and PM Gift wrapping party

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Adopt A Family

Our Adopt a Family is underway and we need YOUR help! This is a great opportunity to incorporate your children in giving, grow in faith and fellowship with your fellow MOMS, and to follow our call to be Christ's hands and feet here on earth to the poor.


Pray for:

  • The family, that they may feel peace in their hearts and be blessed by our gifts.
  • Our MOMS, that we may be blessed with generous spirits and overflow with love as we grow in fellowship and service through this project.


Volunteer to:

  • Shop for items with donated cash (time/date TBA)
  • Wrap and Sort on December 17 at 7:15 pm
  • Deliver the items on December 19 at 2pm


Donate:

  • Cash for mamas to use to shop for the family (any and all amounts are appreciated!)
  • New, unwrapped items from the list on volunteer spot (link below)

MOMS Adopt A Family

Each year we are privileged to adopt a local family through our parish to bless them at the holidays when they would otherwise go without. Click here to sign up on Volunteer Spot and help us make the holiday magic happen!!

MOMS Adopt-a-Family Wrapping Party

Thursday, Dec. 17th, 7:15pm

10350 Glaser Way

Fishers, IN

Join us for our annual holiday tradition. . .pitch in and gift wrapping to get in the holiday spirit!! We'll be prepping everything for the big delivery to our special family on Saturday and you don't want to miss it. More details will go out over fb/email. Mark your calendar!!
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Prayer and Pilates (with Guest Speaker Mary Grace Pennella)

Thursday, Dec. 10th, 7:30pm

10350 Glaser Way

Fishers, IN

Our next Prayer and Pilates will be December 10 at 7:30 pm, including guest speaker (parishioner and local chiropractor) Mary Grace Pennella speaking to us about stress relief, perfect for the holiday season, and some gentle and relaxing stretches from Molly to help us minimize that stress. 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!

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Registering for MOMS

Have you registered yet for MOMS? We accept new members throughout the year. Join us, it's never too late! 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 ASAP. 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!!


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

Soul Core

Upcoming free classes will be happening in the PLC Room 58. 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!! If you have questions contact Besty G. Hope to see you there! http://www.soulcore.com/


Winter Dates are as follows:

All times are Saturday 7 a.m.
Nov 28
Dec 5
Dec 19
Jan 9

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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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