Purposeful Parenting

Bayside Church

Being a parent is one of the greatest gifts in life, but at times it can be a challenge too. We’re here to walk with you through the good times and not-so-good times. Whether you have small children or teenagers, there’s something for you. It’s a chance to connect with other parents going through similar realities. Make your parenting purposeful! For more resources, check out our children’s ministry.

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Parenting Events
Ministry:Women's Location:Bayside Church
Date:January 23 - May 31
Ministry:Marriage and Family Location:Suite 418
Date:January 27 - April 28
Ministry:Purposeful Parenting Location:Bayside Church
Date:May 06 - May 26

We are better together! MOPS is here to come alongside you during this season of early mothering to give you the support and resources you need to be a great mom. The purpose of MOPS is to nurture every mother of children newborn-kindergarten by meeting her distinct needs with relevant speakers, activities, breakfasts and friendship.
Sessions run for 12 weeks
Mondays, 9:15-11:15am | B Building, Room B-222

Moppets is our children’s program for MOPS. That’s right, we provide a fun, nurturing environment for kids to play and learn in their own age-appropriate program while moms are enjoying MOPS. Our program teaches your children through stories, songs, crafts and playing.

Mondays, 2x month | 7:00-9:00pm | Suite 418
Congratulations, you survived the preschool years! So now that the kids are in school, you’re looking to connect with other moms about elementary age issues. This time of life brings with it new excitement and new challenges, and that’s what we’re here for! Through inspiring and encouraging speakers, Foundations will bring you insight into your child’s new world. Come join us for food, conversation and crafts.

Wednesdays | 10:30am-12:30pm
Do you want to be a more intentional mom?
Have a desire to go deeper with God? Want to connect the two? Decision Years is nothing more than a group of moms who want God’s best for their children. Together we study Scripture, read parenting books that challenge us and encourage each another. Bring your Bible and make the decision years some of your best!

For Parents of Teenagers
This years topics include:

  • Tips for Parenting Teens
  • Conflict With Your Teen
  • Your Teen is God’s Gift to You
  • Letting Go of Your Teen
  • Your Dream or Their Dream
  • Your Teen (still) Needs You

Have you adopted a child, recently or years ago?
Are you thinking about it? Could you use a little more info or encouragement throughout the process? The Bayside Adoption Network is here for anyone who has adopted,
is in the process of adopting or is interested in adopting in the future. Connect with others going through similar life events and support and encourage each another!

Safe Families for Children

Safe Families For Children helps parents experiencing a temporary crisis arrange for their children to stay with a loving family until the crisis has passed.

Families Helping Families In a crisis, some families have no relatives or friends to rely on for support. Postpartum depression or unemployment can hit suddenly leaving children at risk of neglect or abuse.

But now, parents experiencing a temporary crisis can arrange fot their children to stay with a caring family while their parents find solutions. The program is called Safe Families for Children.

Our research-based Bringing Baby Home workshops prepare expectant couples for life with baby and help them be the best parenting team possible. In a relaxed and supportive environment, they learn to strengthen their relationships and foster baby’s development during this challenging time. If you are expecting your first baby or would like more information please contact annettes@baysideonline.com