MOPS & MOMSnext of Jefferson City, MO

MOPS stands for Mothers of Preschoolers. MOMSnext is designed for mothers of school age children. We know we mother better together, so ALL moms are welcome at MOPS. Our hope is that in our group you will find support, encouragement, and friendship as you walk this journey of motherhood.


We are so excited that you are interested in the Jefferson City MOPS/MOMSnext group.  We hope that the information below will answer any questions you may have.

what is mops?

MOPS stands for Mothers of Preschoolers, and by preschoolers we mean kiddos from birth through pre-kindergarten. MOPS International is an organization that exists to meet the needs of every mom. There are more than 3900 MOPS groups meeting across the United States and in 35 countries around the world. MOPS groups meet regularly to celebrate the joys of motherhood and to encourage each other through the challenges.

what is momsnext?

MOMSnext is MOPS, but for mothers of school aged children (kindergarten and above). Our group is a combined MOPS and MOMSnext group. To register for MOMSnext, your youngest child needs to be in kindergarten or above.

what is a meeting like?

In a MOPS/MOMSnext meeting you can expect a safe and warm place to leave your children while you come and nurture your spirit in a very inviting atmosphere. You will have a warm breakfast without any small children interrupting you! You will also hear great speakers and get to discuss relevant issues with other moms in small discussion groups. You may even meet some new women, become lifelong friends and walk the journey of motherhood together!

when and where does mops/momsnext meet?

MOPS/MOMSnext of Jefferson City, MO meets at Concord Baptist Church 9:00 AM – 11:30 AM every first and third Tuesday beginning in September and concluding for the year in May.

what is mops kids?

MOPS Kids is the special name for the children’s program. The MOPS Kids team works hard to provide a safe and warm environment where you can feel comfortable leaving your child. All volunteers are screened and receive background checks. Classes are divided by age, and your child will enjoy age appropriate activities like Bible story time, games, crafts, and music.

is this a church group?

The Jefferson City MOPS/MOMSnext group is not specific to one church. It is a community organization and our members are from various churches and backgrounds. MOPS is a Christian organization, and our local group embraces that. Many of our topics and discussions are Christ-centered.

what are mommy & me adventures?

Mommy & Me Adventures are special events that MOPS organizes outside of the normal meetings. These are fun activities for moms and kids to participate in together. Some examples of Mommy & Me Adventures are hayrides, nature walks, scavenger hunts, etc.

how much does it cost?

The MOPS International dues is an annual fee of $32.00. In addition to that, $6 is due at every meeting to help cover the cost of childcare.

join us!

We sincerely hope you will consider being a part of our MOPS/MOMSnext group!


It is such a help to us if you register for MOPS before your first meeting! Use the links below to register yourself and each of your children that will be coming with you. You will need to fill out a MOPPETS form for each of your children.

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