35 Acts of Kindness – MOPS 2013-2014

“By this everyone will know that you are my disciples, if you love one another.”

John 13:35

35 Acts of Kindness – MOPS 2013-2014

  1. Help a mom with little ones load her groceries in her car and take her shopping cart back to the return.
  2. Clean out your closets and donate clothing.
  3. Collect or buy some extra canned food and donate it to a local food bank.
  4. Donate books to a local library or shelter.
  5. Buy a gift card when you are at the grocery store and hand it off to another mom in the parking lot who is getting ready to go in.
  6. Give an inspiring book to a struggling friend.
  7. Drop off coffee or tea to a mom you know has had some sleepless nights!
  8. Buy dessert for someone eating out alone.
  9. Give an event ticket (movie, game, concert, etc.) to someone who might not be able to go otherwise.
  10. Anonymously send a friend in need some cash.
  11. Give care packs to the homeless. Fill paper lunch bags with shampoo, toothpaste, a toothbrush, soap and deodorant.
  12. Go through toys with your child and fill a box to donate to children in need.
  13. Thank our police or fire department. Bring a homemade thank you note and a batch of treats to a station.
  14. Instead of just thinking it, compliment someone.
  15. Leave an extra-large tip for your waitress/waiter.
  16. Give directions to someone who is lost.
  17. Leave inspirational cards on random parked cars.
  18. Let someone cut in front of you in line (especially if it’s a frazzled looking mom!).
  19. Leave an anonymous gift for a neighbor (on their doorstep, porch, etc.)
  20. Send a card to a far away relative.
  21. Make a care package for a deployed soldier.
  22. Offer to babysit another mom’s little ones so she can have a date night with her husband, or just some time for herself.
  23. Leave an unopened, travel-sized container of wipes and diapers on the changing table in a public bathroom (with a note for the finder).
  24. Pay for the person behind you at the drive-thru.
  25. Leave quarters in the machines at a Laundromat with a note that says “have a great day!”
  26. Reach out to someone outside your normal circle – invite her for dinner or to attend an event together.
  27. Provide a meal for a new mother.
  28. Send a note/card of thanks or encouragement to another mom.
  29. Take or send flowers to someone, for no reason except to brighten their day.
  30. Tape a dollar bill or some spare change to a vending machine with a note that says “have a great day!”
  31. Pay the toll for the person behind you.
  32. Thank your mail person with a homemade note and treat or a gift card.
  33. Tuck dollar bills in random bins at the dollar store (whoever finds one will get an item for free!)
  34. Visit a local nursing home (take your kids!).
  35. Write a thank you note to your child’s teachers.

Please Touch Museum

Friday, March 21st is Please Touch Museum in Philadelphia, PA.  Currently, there are  10  moms/children attending, we would love to have at least another  5  attendees to make our 15 person group rate.  Please remember this fieldtrip is on a Friday and the Cape Henlopen Schools are closed due to in-service days for teachers, so please bring the whole family!!   Chelsea Carlisle has room for 4 more ppl in her car if you would like to go and ride with someone.  Please let me know by March 12th and I will also collect money that day .  www.pleasetouchmuseum.org

Operation Christmas Child

 

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Please bring shoe boxes and supplies to prepare boxes for us to send send needy children packages for Christmas.

Samaritan’s Purse is a nondenominational evangelical Christian organization providing spiritual and physical aid to hurting people around the world. Since 1970, Samaritan’s Purse has helped meet needs of people who are victims of war, poverty, natural disasters, disease, and famine with the purpose of sharing God’s love through His Son, Jesus Christ.

The organization serves the Church worldwide to promote the Gospel of the Lord Jesus Christ.

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Moms Night Out

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We will be enjoying a moms night out at the Cultured Pearl in Rehoboth at 7:00pm on October 28th.  Please make sure to sign up so we can save you a seat!!  Looking forward to bonding time, fellowship and fun at this moms night out!

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MOPS (Mothers of Pre-schoolers)

Messy Play Night

messy 4 messyDate/Time:  Friday, October 18, 2013     6:00 to 7:30 p.m.

 Location:         The Grace Church   514 Union Street Milton, DE 19968

 For more information:

Call Holly Burns at 302-382-9246

or Amy Denham at 302-242-3116

Check us out on Facebook (LewesMOPS)

or online at http://lewesmops.com

 Bring your family for a fun evening of messy, sensory play for the little ones!

Playdough, Paint , Kool-aid eruptions, Scooping and pouring, Bubbles, and more!

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