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MarionLIFE Community Services Inc.

Leighton Boyd

Director MarionLIFE -www.marionlife.org.au

08 8277 0304

info@marionlife.org.au

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MarionLIFE Community Services is a not-for-profit community organisation that strives to provide meaningful, flexible and responsive care, support and pathways to individuals and families in need.

 We provide crisis support, community development and adult community education courses.

For any enquiries or to enquire about joining the team as a volunteer, please contact the MarionLIFE office 8277 0304 or info@marionlife.org.au.

Our office is open: Monday - Thursdays 9am-12noon

Closed Fridays and public holidays.

MarionLIFE Community Services Inc. is the Community Arm of Marion Church of Christ and is a separately incorporated organisation and registered charity in Australia with the Australian Charities and Not-for-Profits Commission.

Donations are tax deductible and are welcome via https://marionlife.org.au/donate/

MarionLIFE website www.marionlife.org.au

MarionLIFE Services include:

Adult Community Education Courses

Brekky Together

Community Garden

Community Meal

Emergency Relief

Financial Counselling

Marion Mugs

MarionLIFE Youth

Refugee Support

Tax Help

Women Together

Walking Group

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PROGRAMS for Mums (MOPS & MUMSnext)

At MOPS we believe that better mums make a better world. We also believe that being a mum is probably the most important job there is - you are raising a human being! Our focus of both groups is to provide a consistent space of support, encouragement, insight and love for mothers of all walks of life. Let's join in this journey together and help each other to be the best mums we can be!

Alternating each Monday of school term, MOPS & MUMSnext meets at Marion Church of Christ**

Contact our Office or connect to our MOPS Marion Facebook page (click on the tab - Related Website to be taken directly to the MOPS Marion Facebook page)

for all up to date information, session dates and general information about both groups

**COVID-19: This webpage has general group information only. Please check the MOPS Marion Facebook Page regularly. All changes or modifications to the groups operations due to COVID restrictions are updated via this Facebook page.

MOPS (Mothers of Pre-Schoolers)

9.30am-11.30am (fortnightly – even weeks)

MOPS is for uniquely tailored for Mums with young children (pregnancy-6 years). Mums are welcome to come just as they are to make friends, enjoy time out from kids, have fun, and gain the confidence to reach their full potential as Mums. Children are lovingly cared for in the MOPSkids program by accredited volunteer carers. This allows Mums to relax and enjoy a morning of connecting together over tea & coffee, morning tea, group discussions, craft and wonderful support from our Mentor Mums.

MOPS Fees

$5 per session/$25 per term (EFTPOS available) - first session is free

MUMSnext

9am-11am (fortnightly – odd weeks)

MUMSnext is the continuation of MOPS for Mums who no longer have pre-school aged children or predominantly have school-aged children. As our children grow it doesn’t get easier, but it does change. MUMSnext recognises this change and offers continued support, encouragement and connection for Mums through all stages of motherhood.

Discussions at MUMSnext are tailored to children of older ages and Mums with both school-aged children and pre-schoolers are also welcome to attend. Although there is no MOPSkids program, younger children can play under the supervision of their parent while the MUMSnext meeting happens in the same room. MUMSnext is a casual BYO arrangement for Coffee & Tea. Drinks can also be purchased from Side-Gate Cafe on site.

MUMSnext Fees

$15 per term (EFTPOS available) **Free for MOPS mums (when fully paid for MOPS term) - first session is free

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Kids@Marion

Kids are a precious gift from God. That's why we provide quality, energetic, and fun programming for them at the 10am service.

- CRECHE 0-3yrs

- LIGHTHOUSE Kindy/Reception - Year 4

- JAM Year 5 - Year 9 (Jesus and Me)

All leaders are members of our congregation and have conducted a Child Safe Certificate and are subject to Working with Children and Vulnerable Persons Checks.

We look forward to meeting you and your child as part of our worship at Marion Church of Christ.

Any questions, please contact our office on 8277 7388.

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Good Gear

Good Gear is open for business

with QUALITY RECYCLING at GREAT PRICES

Open: Mon-Thurs 9.30am - 1.30pm

Plus special events and some Saturdays (as advised at the time)

Good Gear is operated by caring and dedicated volunteers

Including: Clothing & Household Goods - no electrical goods

For any inquiries, please contact our church office on 8277 7388

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