15 June 2015
‘Strategic planning’ is a phrase that means precious little if you don’t move in governance or corporate circles, and truth be told it makes me quite nervous.
Nervousness aside it was the Board’s task at our recent Board meeting and Strategic planning weekend. Just like Buzz Lightyear with boldness and determination, we set our sights on what MOPS in Australia needs to look like into the future, and what we need to do in the short term to see that happen.
02 March 2015
So you’ve bought your Group Experience Kit and are busy working together as a team to plan your MOPS year. Here are some tips to get the most out of your Fun/Think/Talk/Do (FTTD) cards…
03 November 2014
Each year the Board of MOPS Aust has opportunity to recognise the outstanding contribution of leaders by conferring MOPS Australia Awards.
The ‘Hand of MOPS Award’ is given to a leader who has contributed in an outstanding way at a local / regional level.
The ‘Spirit of MOPS Award’ is given to an organisation that has supported or promoted MOPS.
The ‘Heart of MOPS Award’, is arguably the most prestigious, being awarded to MOPS leaders whose leadership and contribution has been exemplary at a national level.
08 September 2014
Many years ago when I first discovered MOPS, I was so pleased to find a ministry I could do with my child ‘in tow’. I didn’t have to wait till my daughter was in school to be involved in worthwhile and productive ministry! When I ‘graduated’ from MOPS I thought that was the end of my MOPS ministry. But I was wrong. The following year, with no new MOPPETS leader in sight, our Coordinator asked me if I would consider giving MOPS one more year.
18 August 2014
Over my years in MOPS leadership a particular issue has arisen now and again, but in the last couple of months, it has come up too often for my comfort.
How do Christian women, not on our MOPS teams but in our MOPS groups, perceive MOPS?
How do young Christian mums in our MOPS churches, who don’t attend MOPS, perceive MOPS?