“You can’t sit with us…”
Mean Girls. We encounter them everyday. Teenage girls are the most notorious. However, it starts at an earlier age and sometimes carries into adulthood. Maybe we’ve even been the “mean girl” at some point. But, where does this mindset come from? It’s certainly been an issue for generations of girls.
I think most women have been on the giving and receiving end of a “mean girl” attitude at some point. Maybe you’re raising girls and trying to deal with this problem.
My name is Hannah Reid. I have been married to my husband Trey for 14 years and he serves as the Senior Pastor of FBC Robinson. I have three children, Callie (12), Ashtyn (9), and Josiah (1) and I’m a homemaker and home educator.
After years of serving in student ministry with teenage girls, and now raising two girls, I’ve seen the need to address this subject. It’s so common in our culture and the only way for it to change is for us to make a difference.
Join us at Mom2Mom on Tuesday, February 12th (6:00-7:30pm) as I discuss this topic. I’ll be looking at the root of the issue, sharing examples from the Bible of some of the “mean girls” from Scripture. Then we will discuss ways to deal with this negative attitude in our own lives.
Mom2Mom is open to women of all ages and stages of life. There is free childcare provided. We meet at First Baptist Church of Robinson, 301 South Jefferson St.
Mom2Mom is excited to be hosting “Thrive” Marriage Conference on February 22-23, 2019. We will have Ernie & Dana James coming to lead our marriage weekend. Friday evening (7:00pm) will be a time of worship and our first session, child care will be provided just for this evening event. Saturday will have different activities starting in the morning including worship, group sessions, a breakout session, and a catered dinner. No child care will be provided for the Saturday events. A detailed schedule will be coming soon. Cost is $40 per couple, or early registration cost is $30. For discount price, you must register and pay by January 6, 2019.
BIG EMOTIONS, little people.
God created us as relational beings and gave us a wide array of emotions. This can prove to be a challenging aspect of life. Join us on November 13th, as we learn from Amber Ramsey on how we can help our children to cope with and manage their emotions.
Amber and her husband of 17 years, Dan, have 4 children, ages 12, 10, 8 and 5.
Amber brings over 20 years of experience working with children in varying capacities. She currently serves as the Elementary School Counselor for Robinson CUSD #2. Amber has earned a Bachelors degree in Sociology and Psychology from Southwest Baptist University as well as a Masters degree in Counseling from EIU. God has also granted Amber the privilege of having experience in International adoption and parenting a special needs child.
When we can talk about our feelings, they become less overwhelming, less upsetting, and less scary. -Fred Rogers-
Join us for Mom2Mom on Tuesday, November 13th from 6:00-7:30pm at First Baptist Church in Robinson (301 South Jefferson). All ladies are welcome and free childcare is provided.
“Glory be to God, who by his mighty power at work within us is able to do far more than we would ever dare to ask or even dream of – infinitely beyond our highest prayers, desires, thoughts, or hopes” Ephesians 3:20
Our family was complete. My husband and I had one daughter and two sons. We were happy with the live we were living. God had other plans for us. Our lives changed in July of 2015. Chloe was born to my cousin on June 30, 2015. I had only seen my cousin a handful of time. My uncle had visited us a week prior to Chloe’s born. This also was unusual. I think the last time I seen him was when my dad had passed away and before that I could not tell you when. He told me that his daughter was going to have her baby in the next week at Bloomington Ind. Unknown to me God had been working in our life. Isaac our youngest had been going to the eye doctor in Bloomington. So we were getting familiar with this place,not knowing God’s future plans for us. My uncle texted my mom to let her know that his granddaughter was born and sent her a few pictures. My mother called me to let me know that Chloe was born and that the state wastaking her and place her with my uncle. I called him and told him that we would love to help him out in any way we could. We would even take her into our home. On July 4, 2015 my uncle, his wife and Chloe came to our home. My uncle took her back home (Evansville) with him. Two days later my oldest daughter and I went to Evansville and brought Chloe back with us. How our world would change over the next two years. I have always had a trust issue, and what a way for God to show me to let go and fully rely on him.
“Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.” Philippians 4:6-7
Join us on Tuesday, September 11th from 6:00-7:30pm for a craft night! The cost is $10 and you must sign up by September 4th. There will be an online sign up in the Mom2Mom Facebook group.
Author, blogger, and speaker Paula Wiseman has over twenty years’ experience as a Bible teacher. She is the author of several award-winning Christian fiction bestsellers, including the Covenant of Trust series, featuring /Contingency./ Along with homeschooling her kids, keeping the Performing Arts Office at LTC running, taking on the job of pastor’s wife, and working on new projects, Paula blogs on matters of life and faith at http://www.paulawiseman.com.
Join us on Tuesday, August 14th from 6:00-7:30pm for Mom2Mom! Paula is an amazing speaker and has a great message to share with moms! Our group meets at First Baptist Church of Robinson (301 South Jefferson) and free childcare is provided.
Carly is married to Craig who she married on April 22, 2017. Carly has 3 children and a Step Daughter. She loves being a mom and a wife and spending time with her family, doing anything outdoors especially anything to do with the water. Carly works full time as a Financial Coordinator in Vincennes Indiana . She grew up in Washington Indiana. For many years Carly ran far away from the Lord. Please join us on May 8th as Carly shares what the Lord has brought her through and out of.
Mom2Mom meets at First Baptist Church of Robinson (301 South Jefferson) from 6:00-7:30pm. All ladies are welcome and free childcare is provided.