MOPS PRESIDENT NAOMI CRAMER OVERTON & STAFF TO HELP LOCAL FAMILIES AT CONFLUENCE MINISTRIES, RONALD MCDONALD HOUSE, JOY HOUSE AND JOSHUA STATION AND CORONA MOPS, SHARING THE MOPS MESSAGE WITH DENVER MOMS.
DENVER, CO (Dec. 8, 2009) Wednesday, December 9, MOPS International President Naomi Cramer Overton and staff will help Denver families as part of their staff Christmas celebration. Staff members will be completing projects at area non-profits and MOPS group locations. President Overton will be helping the MOPS group that meets at Confluence Ministries. Our vision is to see no mom alone, so what better place to do this than in our own city at Christmastime, says Naomi Cramer Overton, President of MOPS International. Mothers of Preschoolers works to ensure No Mom is Alone by providing community and support to mothers everywhere, from all walks of life.
Confluence Ministries Confluence MOPS 1400 Quitman - www.confluenceministries.org
Confluence Ministries works to mobilize the church to reach local and global communities through practical acts of kindness and sharing. Confluence MOPS provides a monthly, mothering support group in a bilingual format to local moms. MOPS President Naomi Cramer Overton and staff will clean toys in the MOPPETS classroom and prepare a craft for the children of the Confluence MOPS group.
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Denver, Inc. 1300 East 21st Ave. - www.ronaldhouse.org
For the past three decades, Ronald McDonald Houseฎ Charities of Denver has offered a loving home-away-from-home to families needing to be near their seriously ill or injured children while they're being treated at metropolitan area hospitals. MOPS staff will provide and prepare lunch for house residents.
ProvidenceNetwork Joy House - 801 Logan Street - www.providencenetwork.org
Since 1988, Providence Network has provided transformational housing programs. The Joy House is a 2-year transitional housing program that offers help and healing to low-income abused women and children who are leaving domestic violence situations and seeking to rebuild their lives. MOPS staff will be cleaning, organizing and decorating the Joy House basement and cleaning toys in the daycare.
Mile High Ministries Joshua Station 2330 West Mulberry Place - www.joshuastation.com Mile High Ministries addresses practical needs of people struggling with poverty, raises awareness of local social justice issues, and cultivates servant leaders. Joshua Station provides a clean, safe and affordable home to 25 families, including 57 children, who are on the road to self-sufficiency. MOPS staff will shop for and provide necessary items to stock the food pantry and diaper closet.
CoronaPresbyterian Church Corona MOPS 1205 E. 8th Avenue www.coronachurch.com/mops
Corona Presbyterian Church serves a diverse population in an urban ministry environment in the Capitol Hill area of Denver. The Corona MOPS group provides a mothering support group the first, third and fifth Friday mornings of the month. MOPS staff will clean toys in the MOPPETS classroom and prepare a craft for the children of the Corona MOPS group.
About MOPS International
Founded in 1973, Denver-based MOPS International is a non-profit ministry that creates communities and resources to help Better Moms Make A Better World. A MOPS group is a place where moms can come to experience an authentic community of friendship, to receive practical mothering support, and to grow personally and spiritually. MOPS International serves over 100,000 mothers of preschoolers in more than 4,000 groups across the U.S. and in 32 countries internationally. MOPS serves moms from all walks of life and exists to encourage, equip and develop every mother to realize her potential as a woman, mother and leader in the name of Jesus Christ.
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