TCCServes Globally: Hurricane Michael Relief

As you probably know, Hurricane Michael caused immense damage along the panhandle of Florida a week ago. People have lost their homes, their possessions, and unfortunately, some lost their lives. A simple Google search will show you exactly how devastating this hurricane was. 

As the body of Christ, we are called to help and love those around us and those who are in need. With this in mind, we will be collecting a special offering this Sunday to help with the relief efforts in Florida. We will be working with IDES who specializes in these sorts of situations. Would you prayerfully consider how you could be part of showing love to people who have lost everything? 

TCCServes Local: Clothing Giveaway

And do not forget to do good and to share with others, for with such sacrifices God is pleased. Hebrews 13:16

Most of us are far more blessed than we realized. We have a roof over our heads. We were able to eat a meal today. We have a fancy device, on which, we can read this article. However, this isn't the case for everyone in Troy. There are those who are struggling to make ends meet. They find it difficult to put food on the table and meet basic needs. 

This past Saturday it was awesome to see our church step up and help meet the basic need of clothing for some in our community. We had people lining up at the door at 8:30am, the clothing giveaway began at 9am. We were able to send out 119 bags of clothes home with those who are in need. It was a beautiful picture of what Jesus calls His church to be: loving, generous and kind. 

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It was also a blessing to see those who volunteered for the event. It's no small undertaking to be able to do this event. We had people help get the clothing to the church, sort it and set it up on tables. We had those who were here Saturday morning to help keep the tables straightened up. We had volunteers helping our guests find what they needed. In many cases, they also helped carry the bags to their vehicles. A major "Thank You" to our volunteers who stepped up for this event! Thank you for serving our community!

TCCGathers: Harvest Banquet

When TJ and I lived and ministered in North Carolina, we were incredibly blessed to be adopted by an elder and his family, Eric and Yvonne Craver.  There is a long list of blessings the Cravers provided us with, but there is one I often think about.  Every Thursday evening Eric, Yvonne, their son Justin, TJ, Ike, and I would all enjoy a family dinner at Granny and Papa’s house.  Often times we were joined by other cousins or friends.  This weekly tradition was not only beneficial for the delicious home cooked meal, but for the atmosphere of belonging that it provided! 

Thursday evening dinners around that table are some of my most fond memories of North Carolina.  Sometimes I just needed to sit, relax, enjoy food and be surrounded by friends and family.  Do you think you could benefit from that atmosphere as well? 

On November 4 TCC is inviting you and your family to enjoy the relaxed atmosphere of a family meal.  Our annual TCC Harvest Banquet is taking on a different, more relaxed feel this year.  We simply just want to be together.  We’ll sit together, eat together, relax together and enjoy just being together. 

Make plans to join us at our family dinner on Sunday, November 4. We’ll meet on the TCC campus from 5:30-7:30 pm.  If you are interested in bringing a dish to share, please visit troycc.org/harvestbanquet

TCCServes Local: Trunk or Treat

For the past several years TCC has hosted a community trunk or treat event. That annual event is taking place 16 days from today. On October 19 from 6-8pm we are hoping to host hundreds of individuals from our community. The goal of trunk or treat is to provide a free, fun and safe environment for families during the Halloween season. Trunk or treat is a TCCServes event, and we need all of you to help us pull it off!

Here’s how you can join our efforts:

Donate candy- we need about 9000 pieces of individually wrapped candy. Please bring your donations to the info desk by Sunday, October 14

Pray- no matter what level of prep, organization, and effort we pour into this, it can only be a success if God is in it and provides for us. Please pray for perfect weather, God‘s provision, the volunteers and the safety of all in attendance.

Volunteer- there are many different areas to serve the night of. Check out troycc.org/trunkortreat for a full list and to register!

Anyone interested in this TCCServes event is invited to join an Informational Meeting this Sunday, October 7 at 10am in room 202. We will share more info about the event, along with dedicating some time to pray over the event.

TCC Family, I’m excited to see what God does through this event and hope you join us in the adventure!

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TCCMen: Campfire at the Cabin

The 13th Annual Campfire at the Cabin will be Saturday, October 27, 5 – 8:30pm at 1350 E. Peterson Road, Piqua. Men, you are invited to enjoy an evening of food, fun, and Godly fellowship at the Roeth family cabin. Nestled on the creek bank, the campfire at the cabin provides a peaceful setting for the soul. Brick Oven Pizza will be provided. Bring a favorite dish or snack to share. Food will start being served around 6:00 pm, with a fireside program around 7:30. Come as early as 5:00pm and enjoy a walk along the creek and some fellowship with Christian brothers. Co-Sponsored by the Men’s Ministries of Troy Christian Church and True-Life Community Church

TCCServes Local: Clothing Giveaway

For most of us the statement “I have nothing to wear” is simply an exaggeration. Our closets and drawers have no lack of actual clothes, even ones that fit, it is merely a statement that what we have is not necessarily what we might want or like. However for some in our community, the idea of having little or nothing to wear is not hyperbole, it is a reality. 

Poverty or need is not limited to third world countries or run-down sections of inner cities. Need is found in the single mother who has three kids and works multiple jobs just to try and provide the basics for her children. A need is found in the veteran who since returning has had challenges returning to civilian life yet has insufficient programmatic help to deal with it. The need might be found with the couple who, without warning, lost jobs, the elderly man who has made due with little all his life or the family who moved from another place hoping for a better life only to find a continued struggle. 

Need comes in all forms, shapes, colors, and sizes. 

That is why for over a decade TCC has hosted clothing giveaways. We take in donations from our church family and community and provide an opportunity for individuals to come and pick what may be helpful to them. And once again on October 6, 2018, we are stepping up to help those in need.

All those scenarios I listed above? Those are not made up. Those are real stories that I have seen with my own eyes. And for so many this event serves as a much-needed bit of assistance. For us, however, it is just another way we try to connect people to Jesus. 

The Importance of Community

This coming weekend my daughter, Rigley, will turn a year old.  Rigley was due to arrive the beginning of November last year, but due to some medical concerns, she was born 6 weeks early, at the end of September. The week leading up to Rigley’s birth date is what TJ and I refer to as “The Whirlwind Week.” The four days preceding Rigley’s birth TJ and I were sent to the hospital every day, not knowing if the day would conclude in us welcoming our second child or being sent home to rest. Although our whole family was in a state of chaos, we still felt an immense state of peace.  God answered our pleas of comfort and peace through our TCC family.  In the midst of a whirlwind of emotions and fears, our TCC family immediately stepped in and helped provide peace. The TCC staff, without question, covered my tasks and responsibilities in the office. Ministry team leaders removed every burden or thought I had about children’s ministry logistics. Volunteers covered every base and served above and beyond their normal responsibilities. A fellow mom put herself on standby for whatever need may arise for Ike.  Our small group rallied around us, prayed for us, encouraged us, fed us and loved us without prompt or condition.  

“The Whirlwind Week” resulted in a very strong, healthy, and beautiful girl entering our family.  TJ, Ike and I marveled at the kindness God chose to show us. The abundant outpouring of love did not cease from our TCC family either. During Rigley’s NICU stay, we had many visitors, calls, texts and needs met by our church family.  I was encouraged and could feel the many prayers being lifted up on behalf of our family.  

A year later, I find myself reliving the moments and emotions surrounding the arrival of our daughter and TCC family, you are a large portion of that story. When reflecting back on the experience, I am reminded more of peace, love, and hope rather than the fear, pain, and worry. Philippians 4:7 says, “Then God’s peace will watch over your hearts and your minds. He will do this because you belong to Christ Jesus. God’s peace can never be completely understood.” Family, thank you for allowing God to use you to provide peace.  I am humbled by the love you showed and continue to show me and my family.  I am honored to serve alongside my TCC family. 


TCC believes that life change happens best in smalls groups and that we are all better together.  We desire for each person to experience community in small groups.  If you are interested in finding out more check out troycc.org/tccgroups

TCCServes Global: Guest Speaker Sept. 23rd

Then Jesus came to them and said, “All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me. Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit and teaching them to obey everything I have commanded you. And surely I am with you always, to the very end of the age.”

Matthew 28:18-20 (NIV)

These are the last words of Jesus recorded before he ascended into heaven. Included in these verses is a commission; a command to go into every corner of the globe and tell them about God’s love. I am not sure if you have looked recently, but despite the claim, ‘it’s a small world after all’ there are still A LOT of people on this planet! To consider trying to ensure each of them has heard the name Jesus is an incredible task, and one the Church has been striving for since those words were originally spoken.

In fact, all around the world there exist missions and missionaries who have traveled far from home to obey this command of Jesus and make disciples in places like Mexico, India, Uganda, and Indonesia. At TCC we support several missionaries with funding (ten percent of everything that is given to TCC turns around to go out to missions we support) along with trying to build relationships with these missions to understand their needs and how we can best partner with them. But to fulfill the command of Christ will take efforts from everyone who calls themselves a believer.

On September 23 Kevin Dooley, president of this year’s International Conference on Missions (ICOM) will be present with us. However, this will not be simply a presentation about a conference. Mr. Dooley will be speaking about what it looks like when a church is on mission; making disciples of all nations. I hope you will be present to hear about what is happening all around the world as fellow believers obey the command of Jesus in their communities.

TCCWomen: Picnic Recap

Although our Soul Sisters Annual Outdoor Picnic had to be moved indoors, that didn't put a damper on our fun! We had a great turnout this year with a great blend of all ages. The women enjoyed talking with old friends as well as welcoming many new faces! Seeing the diversity in ages, all mingled together was refreshing! We enjoyed a very bountiful array of mouth-watering food as well as a very moving devotion by Laura Alway. We ended the day with some games that made everyone laugh. It was great to see the competitive sides come out in some of the ladies! Many ladies expressed how much fun they had taking a bit of time out of busy lives to relax and laugh with friends. Overall, it was a great day, and I look forward to next year!

TCCUniversity: The Meaning of Marriage

A few weeks ago we finished up a marriage sermon series where we were encouraged to "pursue our two." Pursuing our spouse is something that has to be intentional and worked on constantly. Someone once said "A good marriage requires time. It requires effort. You have to work at it. You have to cultivate it." If you been married for any length of time, I imagine you resonate with that quote. I certainly do. 


With that in mind, beginning this Sunday (Sept. 16), The Meaning of Marriage study will be offered 9 & 10:30am in room 202. This is an opportunity for you, whether single or married, to gain more insight into what the Bible has to say about marriage. Below you'll find a description of the study, as well as a video trailer to give you a feel of what the study is like.

Modern culture would have you believe that everyone has a soul mate; that romance is the most important part of a successful marriage; that marriage does not mean 'til death do us part, but merely for as long as my needs are being met; and that when serious differences arise, divorce is the best solution.

According to the Bible, all of these modern-day assumptions miss what marriage is all about. In this six-session video-based Bible study, Timothy Keller, along with Kathy, his wife of forty years, draws a profound portrait of marriage from the pages of Scripture that neither idealizes nor rejects the institution but points us back to the relationship between God and man. The result is a vision for marriage that is refreshingly frank and unsentimental, yet hopeful and beautiful.

This study is for anyone from singles to couples considering marriage to those who have been married recently or for a long time.

TCCKids: Kidsciple's Return

Kidsciple returns September 12 at 6:30pm. Kidsciple is a high energy, mid-week program for 4-year-olds through 6th graders.  The name Kidsciple was created by conjoining the two primary goals of the program. One, a program just for kids.  A place where they can relax, have fun, burn off energy, and just be kids! The second goal is teaching kids what a disciple is and training them to be a disciple of Jesus.  Kid-sciple.  

We take into great consideration what these kids experience in their typical daily lives.  Those attending school have been required to sit in classrooms and absorb head knowledge for over half of their waking hours.  For this reason, we encourage kids to come in and make themselves at home.  Upon entering the Gray Zone during Kidsciple one of the first sights is a pile of shoes on the stage.  The second sight is a bunch of kids playing together, running around, being loud and having fun.  

Each week of Kidsciple introduces a new element.  The weekly element teaches and demonstrates another way to follow after Jesus and become more like Him.  The virtue topic is shown through a Bible story, an illustration, memory verse, and game. Most weeks children are broken into smaller, kid-led, groups to discuss the virtue or delve into a project that helps dive deeper into the virtue.  

Each week is filled with organized chaos, and it’s wonderful!  If your child is 4 years old through 6th grade, we will enjoy having them join us.  There are also some volunteer positions open if you are interested in tapping into your inner child and can allow yourself to participate in the organized chaos!  Email Becky Perry kids@troycc.org for more information.  

We Are... New Sermon Series

If someone asked you to describe what a church looks like, how would you respond? Perhaps you would begin detailing a sign with a cross out front. If you are from a more liturgical background you may describe a grand building or cathedral. If you are involved with a church plant you may describe a warehouse, storefront or basement where your community meets. If you are thinking doctrinally you may begin defining the people who make up that fellowship.

Regardless of how you may respond I want to offer a follow-up question, “What is a church SUPPOSED to look like?” Suddenly the question gets a bit more challenging when we replace details with directions. It is at that point we are forced to discern what may be personal preference and what may be a Biblical command. And yet I ask, “What is a church SUPPOSED to look like?”

Over the next several weeks we will be working our way through a series simply titled “We Are.” This is our attempt at an annual discussion about the church – our church – what it is and what it should be. In some instances you may hear a statement or description and say, “Yes…that’s us!” In other moments you may hear more of a description to say, “This is who we want to be when we grow up.” But throughout this series the hope is this: we want to understand what we, as Christ’s church, are supposed to look like. Then, by His grace and mercy, take steps to become that.

I hope this week you will be present as we begin discussing who we are – together – in one service at 10:00 AM.

Night of Worship & Prayer

Sunday, September 9, we’ll begin a new teaching series called “We Are,” which takes us back to the question, “what does it mean to be the Church?”. We’ll begin the 9th with One Service, as we lean into the idea that “We Are… Together”. The 2nd week, September 16, we tackle “We Are… Worshipers”.

That Sunday (Sept 16), we’ll talk more about what worship means, and its broad reach into so many areas of life (not just music). We’ll also have opportunities to worship OTHER than Sunday morning. Josh and Melony will be leading times of worship LIVE on Facebook each night that week, and we’ll also be having a NIGHT OF WORSHIP & PRAYER on Wednesday night, September 19, at 6:30-8 PM! All of our TCC family, including our teens, will join together with members of our worship team for an outdoor unplugged worship & prayer time around the campfire. KidSciple will be back for the fall so kids will have their own programming at the same time! Bring a lawn chair and join us for a time of singing songs, praying, and seeking God together.

Worship is what we were created to do- it is the recognizing of who God is in our lives and where God is on our list of priorities. It is literally our assigning of worth to God. We worship God because he is God. Period. I CHRONICLES 16:23-26 says,

"Sing to the LORD, all the earth; proclaim his salvation day after day. Declare His glory among the nations, his marvelous deeds among all peoples. For great is the LORD and most worthy of praise; he is to be feared above all gods. For all the gods of the nations are idols, but the LORD made the heavens."

In other words, our worship must be toward the one who is worthy simply because of his identity as the Omnipotent, Omniscient, and Omnipresent One!

TCCWomen: Ladies' Bible Studies

The Ladies' Wednesday Morning Bible study is ready to start!  We will begin on September 19, from 9:30-11:30 a.m., in Room 202.  Our study will be Beth Moore's: "Entrusted, A Study of 2 Timothy".  We do not have childcare but welcome all ladies who are able to join us.

There will also be a Ladies' Wednesday Night Bible study being September 19 from 6:30-8:00pm in the Prayer Matters Room. They will be going through the same Beth Moore study as the morning group. With Kidsciple and Wednesday Night Live will be happening at the same time, drop your kids off and stay for the study!

Also, Prayer Matters, which meets in the Prayer Matters room, will change times beginning September 19th from 8:30-9:15 a.m., before Bible study.  We encourage women to pray silently or to join with us in conversational prayer.  Contact Sandy Lensch, Pat Kessler, or Sandy Williams for more information.

Date Night: Josh's First Date

When I transferred to Kentucky Christian College from Wittenberg University, I had sworn off dating altogether. That lasted approximately 18 hours. To say I “met” Mel in our first chapel service is a bit of an overstatement. I made my way into the chapel, where this red-headed goddess was singing on the worship team. I leaned over to my buddy and said: “I want THAT one.” In the Lifetime movie of our story, I approached her after chapel and won her over with my wit and charm. Nope. Pine cones. Pine cones were my play. I’ll elaborate.

I didn’t talk to my red-head that morning, or maybe even that week. I think we had been there a bit when a friend I had made on campus, Melissa, invited me to her devotion group. We met under….a pine tree. Wait for it, this is good stuff. The red-head was there! She and Melissa were roommates! I was freaking out, trying to figure out how to talk to this girl as she sat on the grass across from me in our little group of students. When in doubt, go OLD SCHOOL. I’m talking junior high-style. I started tossing pine cones at her. Seriously. It was very romantic, you had to be there. It must have been my 4th or 5th shot that finally made the impression….I hit her right in the corner of her eye and made her bleed. Together forever, the end. Right?

No, but that night began a series of conversations that would lead me to pursue her for the next year. She had kind of “kissed dating goodbye” too and was a little scared of the pinecone-hurling former frat guy transfer student. We talked on the phone almost every night, and I prayed for the opportunity to date her every night. Sounds silly, but my greatest education in prayer was trying to get a date with this girl!

SO, eventually, with the help of her roommate, I convinced her to take a chance and go out with me. It was then I was introduced to a whole other side of Melony Smith. You see, she had convinced her roommate to participate in this elaborate story where Mel’s parents were REALLY old-fashioned and would only allow her to go on a CHAPERONED date, and so Melissa had to go with us, and she hoped I had money to pay for her too (full disclosure- I didn’t. A few hours later this broke college student was counting change trying to pay the Olive Garden bill). She had her roommate get in my car and refuse to get out, just to tune me up and see what I’d do. I might have had words with her roommate about getting “out of the car right now” through gritted teeth. They got me good.

The rest of the night was magical. The finest of dining awaited us at the Olive Garden. The movie- horror, of course. Horror movies ensure a certain level of “opportunity”… scare her enough, and she’ll be driven to the safety of your shoulder in the theater. Of course, scare her as the movie “Urban Legends” did, and she will dig her nails into said shoulder like she’s falling from a cliff! The scars I bear are evidence of our love. 

The date must have been memorable because we were right back to the phone calls and praying after that. Mel made me chase her for a year before that fateful day when, after we had both auditioned for a traveling summer outreach ministry our school sponsored, we both found our names on the list of students who had made the team. I’ll never forget the sweet words she said. She looked over at me and said, “well, I guess I’m stuck with you now.” 18 years later, she still is.

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TCCMen: Steve Farley Memorial Golf Scramble

TCCMen is hosting the 2018 Steve Farley Memorial Golf Scramble on October 7th at Miami Shores Golf Course in Troy.  This event is open to any golfer, male or female, 15 years old or older.  This is a "best ball" scramble.  The cost is $30 per person for 18-holes and a cart.  There will be four golfers per team, and prizes will be awarded.

In 2017, the Men’s annual golf tournament was renamed in honor of Steve Farley.  Steve was a core member of the TCCMen's ministry for more than ten years, and the golf scramble was his vision.  He believed that Christian men could enjoy a game of golf with secular men, leading to opportunities for evangelism.  Steve was an avid golfer, and he played regularly at Miami Shores where he was a member.  

Steve was not a stranger to anyone, and his love for God (his #1) was always visible.  As a family man, Steve adored his wife, Cindy (his #2), with all his heart.  Steve wrote letters of blessing to his adult children, affirming his love for them, and passing on memories that would last forever.  We lost Steve to cancer in January 2017.  At his funeral, his daughters read those letters.  There was not a dry eye in the house.

In memory of Steve’s life, the TCCMen's ministry decided to use the golf scramble to raise money for the American Cancer Society, donating all the proceeds in his name.  In 2017, TCCMen sent a check for $1,150 to the American Cancer Society.  This will continue for 2018 as well.  For more information, contact Ed Siders, Larry Pounds, or Gary Lensch or send an email to tccmen@troycc.org.

Kidsciple & WNL! Return

Where did the summer go?! It feels like just yesterday that I was working on plans for summer camp and now here we are almost two weeks into school! As school begins that also means that Kidsciple and Wednesday Night Live! are right around the corner. On Sept. 12 from 6:30-8pm we will be kicking off of each these programs. Here are 3 reasons why you should make sure your children and students are plugged into these programs.

1. Community: It is hard to overstate the importance of children and students connecting with others their own age in a safe and fun environment. I could write a whole article just on this point. We weren't meant to do this life alone. God calls us to community. By forming bonds with other students who love Jesus and learning to live life together, your students are set on a positive trajectory as they move into their next stage of life. 

2. Dynamic learning environment: We definitely have fun and play games in both these programs. But that's not all we do. Becky and I are committed to sharing the truth of the Bible with your children and students. On Wednesday nights, we are able to use some different avenues to accomplish this. In the past, I've taken our students to the cemetery as we were learning about the importance of living in the moment (James 4:14). 

3. Fun: As I mentioned before we do have fun, and we do play games. Fun is important. It helps students engage, connect, and let their guard down. The fun also serves as an excellent avenue for our students to invite their friends to join them on Wednesdays.

So parents put it on your calendar: Sept. 12 6:30-8pm Kidsciple and WNL! are back!

Date Night: Mark's First Date

The story of my first date with Kara is probably as standard and stereotypical as they come. 

  • Boy meets girl.
  • Boy finds he's crazy about the girl.
  • Boy pesters girl for nine months even though she has openly stated she sees him as 'a brother.'
  • Boy gets tired of chasing the girl and gives up.
  • Girl looks around and wonders where the attention went.
  • Girl decides she does like the boy and agrees to go out.
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What you and I consider 'stereotypical' may differ yet that is how the beginning of our story went. In short, our story was one that involved a tremendous amount of pursuit. 

 

Unfortunately, over our sixteen years of marriage, I have not always pursued Kara the way that I did in the beginning. Yet despite changes of address, adjustments to family life and more the reality remains that I need to pursue my two. From scheduled date nights to simple gifts to acts of service and just quality time together, our marriage relationship will grow as we pursue one another.

On September 5th we are hosting at date night for the couples of TCC with the staff (and some approved volunteers) providing childcare for those that need it. We are doing this because we want to make it as easy as possible on that night to pursue your two. 

Interested in having your kids hang out with us so you can pursue your two? Register your kids at troycc.org/datenight.

TCCServes Local: Serving our Schools

It has been 23 years since I was in 5th grade, but yet, I still remember my homeroom teacher that year, Mrs. Gebhart.  At the time she was in her 60’s and a quirky, fun, and very energetic teacher that had no tolerance for disrespect or laziness.  I can vividly remember the day she put on her tap shoes and danced around the room to Billy Joel’s “Still Rock and Roll To Me.”  Although entertaining, that is not the main reason Mrs. Gebhart remains in my memory all these years later. I remember how she made me feel accepted and loved.  I remember that she was an advocate for me in a difficult situation.  Mrs. Gebhart was more than just a teacher in an academic setting, she was a positive influence and voice of truth in my life.  A quirky, energetic teacher in her 60’s ministered to a hurting 10-year-old Becky. Mrs. Gebhart took hold of the opportunity God gave her and used her position to minister to her students, co-workers, and parents.  

At TCC  we recognize many teachers in our local schools have an active ministry they are able to carry out day in and day out with many children, some of which are our own TCC Kids.  We, as a church, want to support, encourage, and rally around them.  One way we work to accomplish that support and encouragement is through care packages. Many teachers, administrators, and support staff have to purchase their own classroom supplies and other necessary supplies for their position.  As a church family, we provided “Supply Cakes” for the faculty and staff at Hook Elementary. This was intended to help relieve some of the burdens of purchasing additional supplies along with share some encouragement!  TCC is also providing breakfast this month to some of the elementary teachers along with free coffee to the faculty and staff at Van Cleve (6th Grade building).  

 Penny Johnson, Principal, Hook Elementary School

Penny Johnson, Principal, Hook Elementary School

Our school teachers have a profound impact and influence on our children. They are carrying out a powerful ministry in our schools.  I urge you to cover them with prayer as they venture into a new school year.  Whenever possible take a moment and share your appreciation for them!   

TCCWomen: Mom Squad

Mom Squad- a group for moms, started by other moms who “get it.”  We have been there and done that just like some of you.  We wanted to create a place that we could all come together and just support each other.  We want other moms to know you are not alone in this thing called motherhood.  As one of the great philosophers of our time says (aka Pinterest)  “ain’t no hood  like the MOTHERHOOD!”  Being a mama is not for the weak.  It is a tough job - one that requires a lot of dedication, concentration, various skills, and never-ending energy.  One that offers you many moments of joy and sometimes of heartache too.  The Mom Squad wants to offer a place for all moms to come together and simply support each other through it all.   We want to provide a place for you to laugh, talk, and just hang out with other mamas.  We want to offer encouragement by showing we are all in this together!  Bonus: we have some pretty good snacks and coffee if I do say so myself!  And there is ALWAYS available caffeine! Thank you, Jesus! Can I get an amen?  So if you are a hot mess sometimes, sometimes forget your own name, lose your phone when it’s in your hand, dream of warm cups of coffee and long naps on the beach then you should join us at Mom Squad! 

Our FALL KICK OFF is SEPTEMBER 12TH at 9:30AM. (Located in the gray zone/on the children’s side of TCC)

Beginning October 3rd, it will be on the first Wednesday of every month at 9:30am.  You pour your heart and soul into the little people in your life, and you may just need a reminder that you need a moment too.   Join us for basically a giant playgroup for kids (which is actually an excuse for us moms to have a giant playgroup too!)  We aim to not add to your to-do list, so all you have to do is come.  Just be.  Just hang out. 

 

  So…what are you waiting for…go check us out!  You can do it right now on our FACEBOOK page!  We will post about our monthly get-togethers there.  Also, we do offer a GIRLS’ NIGHT OUT called "Unplugged" once a month as well.  This is a time to get out with friends (kid free) for the night and just “unplug”!  Dates for this can be found on our Facebook page too!