Mothers of Preschoolers

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MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers) is a nondenominational group of women with children birth through kindergarten who gather together to laugh, cry, and embrace the journey of motherhood.

About MOPS

MOPS of Worthington meets at Lakeside Church (1000 Linda Lane) every 1st & 3rd Wednesday of each month through the school year from 9:15-11:00 am. Our activities vary from meeting to meeting with speakers, discussion, games and crafts. We always have coffee and a light brunch. We’re excited to see you and we love meeting new moms so invite your friends!


  • 9:10-9:25 am Drop Off for MOPS Kids
  • 9:30-11:00 am MOPS Meeting

What to expect

Park & use the North entrance of the church. Drop off for MOPS Kids in the Church Nursery is from 9:10 AM to 9:25 AM. The nursery is located to the left when you enter the church. We start our meetings at 9:30 AM in Koinonia Hall just down the hall from the nursery. During our meetings you will have a pager if a need arises with your child. Our meetings conclude at 11 AM to pick up your children in the nursery.


Free childcare is provided for each meeting. Infants are welcome to join you during our meetings in Koinonia Hall. Please drop off your child in the nursery between 9:10 AM to 9:25 AM. At 10:00 AM the older kids separate from the younger children in the nursery for a Bible lesson and free play in the gym. They will have a fun time with our volunteers! The children will also get a snack. Let us know if they have any allergies.

Secure Check-In

Please be aware that MOPS Nursery uses a secure child check-in process for your child’s safety and security. Your child may be checked-in and picked up at the nursery.

More Information

Email [email protected] if you have questions. or call Laura at 712-339-1431


  • Laura Vellema, MOPS Coordinator
  • Rita Vander Kooi, Assistant Coordinator
  • Nancy Stude, Treasurer/MOPS Kids Volunteer
  • Meghan Willems, Decor/Creative Activities
  • Molly Truesdell, Expert Mom/Hospitality Team Coordinator
  • Esther Dykstra, Expert Mom
  • Sharon Johnson, Mentor Mom