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MOMS in the MIDDLE

September 8th - May 18th, 2018

$15

MOMS in the MIDDLE is open to moms who have at least one school-age child (kindergarten through high school.) We will meet twice monthly, and we encourage you to drop in as often as you can. We will have light refreshments, we'll watch speakers on video from "RightNow Media" and have plenty of visiting and discussion time at our tables with 4-6 other women.

Currently, there are no plans for childcare. However, please indicate on your registration if you would use it if it WERE available.

MOMS in the MIDDLE is a welcoming community for all moms to share experiences, learn from each other, and build friendships. Our mission is to encourage moms in their own growth, both spiritually and socially, equipping them to teach their children and impact their world.

Meetings are second and fourth Fridays of each month: 9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m., September - May

Costs:

  • Registration fee/first semester dues: $15

  • Second semester dues: $10

Spring semester fees are due in January.

We never want financial issues to keep anyone from being a part of MOMS in the MIDDLE, and we do offer scholarships when needed. Please contact Shelley Ailes at ShelleyAiles@gmail.com or 317-345-6894 to receive the scholarship information and application. All requests will be kept confidential.

We are happy that you are interested in joining MOMS in the MIDDLE and look forward to a great year!

For more information, please contact Coordinator Dena Laverty at denalaverty@att.net or 317-590-7198.

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E91 MOPS 2017 - 2018 Registration

November 3rd - November 9th, 2017

$0 - $32

E91 MOPS meets September to May. Child care is included for children preschool age and younger. We have two different meeting times to choose from. Pick the day that best matches your schedule:

  • 1st & 3rd Fridays from 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
  • 2nd & 4th Thursdays from 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM

What is MOPS?

We are a group for any and all moms of kids from pregnancy to kindergarten. We encourage and equip moms of preschoolers through friendships, fellowship, mentoring, speakers and a warm brunch! Mothers of Preschoolers (MOPS) is an international organization that believes better moms make a better world. MOPS exists to encourage and equip mothers of young children. Check out the MOPS International website at http://www.mops.org/about/about-us/

What can I expect when joining a MOPS group?

MOPS is a community of moms that want the same thing you do - to be the best mom they can be while not losing sight of your own identity as a woman. MOPS is a place for encouragement, advice, fun and fellowship. You will have a table leader to guide the conversation during meetings and to help plan activities outside of MOPS. There is also a mentor mom at each table (older, wiser mom who is passed the little kid phase) to help with questions and provide encouragement. Our tables sit together at meetings and get together for play dates and mom's night outs outside of MOPS meetings.

What is a MOPS Meeting Like?

We start our meetings with a warm brunch that we take turns bringing. We have time to chat and catch-up on life before hearing a speaker on topics relevant to the busy life stage of mothering young kids. After the speaker, we have some time for discussion before heading out to pick-up our kids. E91 MOPS is a place where you can come as you are, get a break from the relentless duties of motherhood and connect with other women!

I've never left my kids before! What is child care like?

All of our child care workers are background checked, trained and LOVE kids. Your children will hear a Bible story, learn Bible songs, have time to play and have a snack. Our child care workers look forward to seeing your kids each meeting!

How much does MOPS cost?

You will pay $32 at registration. This holds your spot and registers you with MOPS International. This is non-refundable since it is paid to MOPS International. Our semester dues of $50 are due in September and January. The semester dues fund our group's expenses such as child care and brunch supplies. Scholarships are available on an as needed basis. Our MOPS group fundraises throughout the year to keep dues affordable for all families. Our biggest fundraiser is our Golf Scramble & Online Auction in May. About half of our budget comes from fundraising! If you would like more information on a scholarship, please contact us at e91mops@gmail.com.

Service Requirement

We ask each member of our group to help out in some way throughout the year. We are a big MOPS group serving 128 families and it takes a lot of work to keep our group running smoothly. At registration, each person must select a service area. There is an option to contribute an extra $20 instead of serving. For each service area, you would only serve ONCE. For example, "Meeting Set-up" means you come early to one meeting to help set-up. Here are some ways you can serve:

Meeting Set-Up: Arrive at 8:30 to help set-up the room for our meeting. Duties include: setting tables, brewing coffee, setting up the brunch table, setting up the swap table and cutting casseroles as they arrive.

Meeting Clean-Up: Stay until 12:00 to help clean-up the room after our meeting. Duties include: clearing tables, putting away all MOPS supplies, putting coffee away and washing any dishes that are left behind.

Child Care Helper: Help in child care alongside two trained workers. Hours are 9:15 - 11:45. You can choose to donate your time or be paid $10 per hour worked. You are able to bring kids with you. Friday moms will help with a Thursday meeting. Thursday moms will help with a Friday meeting.

Call Area Business for Donations: You will receive a list of businesses to call and a script to use to ask for donations. Calls should be made in Jan & Feb to maximize the possibility that we will receive a donation.

Help at the Golf Scramble in May 2018: We always need volunteers to help at registration, drive drinks around to the golfers and help with awards. Sign-up for a two hours shift to help make this event a success!

Waitlist

If you are registering for a day that is on a Waitlist, you will not pay anything at registration. As room is available, the MOPS Coordinator will contact you and payment will be made at the first meeting you attend.

Donating to MOPS

Keeping MOPS affordable for all families is very important to us. Please consider helping our group meet our fundraising goals through donating. Donations to MOPS are tax deductible! There are several donation options available through this registration. Please consider helping our group meet our fundraising goals through donating.

You can contact us at e91mops@gmail.com with any questions or problems with registration. We look forward to seeing you in September!

Starting point

Starting Point

January 21st - March 4th, 2018

If you’re new to faith, just checking it out, or coming back to church after some time away, Starting Point is a great first step. It’s an 8-week conversational small group environment where you can explore faith and experience community.

Join us after the 10:05 service starting Sunday, January 21.

Meeting in the Fish Bowl Conference Room on the 2nd Floor at 11:15am.

Any questions contact Grant Scott at GrantS@east91st.org

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Life@E91

January 21st - April 15th, 2018

Life at E91 is so much more than what you see at our weekend gathering. And your life in Christ is much more than just an hour a week spent in worship. The Life@E91 class will give you a chance to meet our leaders, explore what we believe, our vision and values, as well as discover ways you can engage at E91.

If you want to explore a little deeper what we believe and where we are headed as a church or you're ready to explore membership at E91, join us at this informal gathering on the third Sunday of each month from 11:20am to 12:30pm (after the 10:05) in the Next Steps Room (just off the main entrance. Look for the Life@E91 sign).

Next time the class is offered:

January 21

February 18

March 18

April 15

Childcare is provided for those that need it. Please indicate your need for childcare when you sign up!

Please click on "Register Now" link below to register for one of the upcoming Life@E91 classes.

Any questions contact Grant Scott at GrantS@east91st.org

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Women's Craft Night

January 26th, 2018

JOIN THE WOMEN'S COMMUNITY AT E91 FOR AN EVENING OF CARING THROUGH CRAFTING!

We will be creating greeting cards, decorating bags and painting decorations to share for Valentine's Day with men and women in the military as well as for E91 Members who are homebound. 

No artistic or crafting skills needed! We'll provide all the supplies and a heart-warming atmosphere. We will do our crafting in the Friendship Room, and Light Snacks will be served. 

Donation of $5 to help cover the cost of supplies is suggested, but not required.

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Elevate - Equipping to Serve and Make Disciples

January 27th, 2018

Volunteers from all ministries of E91 are invited to come together on Saturday Morning to become better equipped to grow in their roles at E91 as well in their own lives. This half-day leadership training will have opportunities for you to select sessions on topics to sharpen your skills as well as learn more about how you can partner with E91 to help people take their next steps with Jesus.

Childcare is available for Birth - 5th grade.

$5/child - $10/family

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Men's 4th Annual CHILI FEST Winter Kickoff

January 28th, 2018

$0 - $5

Join the men of E91 for home-cooked chili, fellowship, worship and a great testimony and teaching from Gary Varvel (Indy Star editorial cartoonist). You'll also learn about upcoming opportunities to get involved at E91 this winter.

For you chili cooks, there is a judged chili cook-off competition and the winner will be crowned E91 Chili King! Just bring a crock pot of your best home-cooked chili. To participate in the cook-off, you must contact Rich Voller at (317) 445-8467 or at rdvoller@comcast.net by January 21.

This evening is for men of all ages and will be held in The Hall. The cost is $5 for those not bringing chili. You may pay online or the day of the event. Please register as soon as possible so we can better plan for food! Note: this has moved to a lunchtime event.

Bring a friend. Bring your appetite. Bring your best chili!

Made Known

February 3rd, 2018

Please join us in the Hall.

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Super Bowl Party : Young Adults

February 4th, 2018

Watch one of the worlds most viewed events among friends. Even if you hate football, you have to come for the commercials and free food! Join us at host, Matthew Johnson's house for the big game. Matt is kindly providing pizza but please bring sides to share and your own drinks (comment below to coordinate).

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Intentional Parenting

February 11th - March 18th, 2018

Raising kids is challenging, and requires a plan. Being an exceptional parent requires intention. Join us as we dive into the Intentional Parenting Workbook written by veteran parents and best-selling authors, Doug and Cathy Fields. We'll explore how to move from Quick-Fix Parenting to Intentional Parenting. Throughout the workbook, we'll discuss practical actions that will impact the future of your children. You can get started implementing these ideas into your parenting—no matter their age.

Cost is $20/book (One needed per couple) Join us in the Sunroom - Room 210

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Ice Skating : Young Adults

February 16th, 2018

Interested in doing something active after a lot of winter sitting? This is it! We do realize not everyone will be gung-ho about ice skating so we are adding a casual out-to-dinner activity as well. Join us for dinner at 7pm at Yats! We'll go from there to the Rink. Skating is outdoors at the Ice at Center Green unless the weather doesn't cooperate. You'll be responsible to cover your rink entry fee and skate fee.

Yats: 12545 Old Meridian St, Carmel, IN 46032 (Outdoor Skating Location) The Ice at Center Green: 10 Center Green, Carmel, IN (Backup for bad weather: Carmel Ice Skadium, 1040 3rd Ave SW, Carmel, IN 46032)

Safe Families Host Training

February 17th, 2018

Learn about Safe Families and all the ways you can be involved. Receive training to become a host family.

FREE Childcare is available.

Multiply

Multiply 101

February 21st, 2018

Equipping you to make disciples and lead small groups at E91.

Designed to help beginners as well as seasoned experts in helping people take next steps with Jesus.

We all want to make a difference in our world and in the lives of others. And we know that engaging with people about Christ and the gospel, helping them take next steps with Jesus, is an investment in eternity. But what does it look like to start intentionally investing in the lives of others? How do we help people take next steps with Jesus through a small group I lead? Is discipleship something only for those who have a certain level of maturity and training? Multiply 101 is E91’s introduction to making disciples, and is designed to equip you to begin helping people take next steps with Jesus.

While this class includes 6 sessions, only three are completed in a classroom setting.
January 10: (Session 1) January 17: (Session 2) February 21: (Session 6)

Session 3, 4 and 5 are completed online, on your own time. (more info to come)

The next Multiply 101 is starts Wednesday, January 10 from 6:30pm to 7:45pm and will be meeting in the Friendship Room.

Questions contact Grant Scott at GrantS@east91st.org.

Men's Study - Kingdom Man by Tony Evans

February 21st - March 28th, 2018

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Prayer Rising

February 25th, 2018

Join us Sunday, from 11:30 am -12:00 pm in a church-wide, family-focused prayer event.  We’ll participate in individual, family, and corporate prayer initiatives related to Poverty, the Fatherless, the Unreached, and Human Justice. 

There will be opportunities to ask questions, learn, and actively pray individually and together as a church, as well as receiving prayer personally if needed.

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Parent- Child Dedication

March 3rd, 2018

Several times each year, we offer the opportunity for parents to dedicate themselves to raise their children to know and love Jesus. You have been entrusted with the precious gift of new life, and we look forward to partnering with you.

Gleaner's Warehouse Serving : Young Adults

March 24th, 2018

Help us serve the indianapolis community by serving at the Gleaners foodbank warehouse (inside). This food bank leads the Indiana fight against hunger by collecting, storing, and distributing food to over 230 Hoosier partners in the state, many of whom are children and people who fall between the welfare and middle-class gap and cannot afford nutritious food. Come in pants and close-toed shoes and help them organize distribution of the food (or whatever other fun projects they may have for us!) while building relationships with each other. Please register as we MUST have ALL 20 spots filled or we have to cancel our spot-contact Alle VanWye if you are unable to register but would still like to come!

Location: 3737 Waldemere Ave, Indianapolis, IN 46241