Building Better Moms Program Begins In September

Thursday, August 15, 2013

Building Better Moms, a program which strives to build a community of moms who learn, grow and serve together, will begin in September at Tyner United Methodist Church, 6805 Standifer Gap Road. The program includes speakers and group discussion, a supportive network of moms, and missions projects in the community.

 

Members meet together in a larger group setting, but are connected with a small group of moms with whom they share a table at each meeting throughout the year.

BBM welcomes mothers with children who are early childhood all the way through high school. Meetings run about two hours in length and meet approximately twice a month to enjoy food and fellowship, speakers and group discussion All current or expecting moms are invited. Meeting dates will be Sept. 23, Oct. 14 and 28, Nov. 11 and 25, Dec. 9, Jan. 13 and 27, Feb. 10 and 24, March 10 and 24, Apr. 28 and May 12. All meetings are held in Wesley Hall. Registration is $10 and member dues are $15. Contact the church office e for more information.


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