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This group’s aim is to have a supportive, inclusive, and fun gathering of parents who are all raising young families (children 18 and under). We plan to get together every 4-6 weeks and based on interest will meet both as parents/adults-only as well as have some family-inclusive events. Our group will offer a safe place to share our parenting and life expriences, all while enjoying life through conversation, meals, and more. Laughter and tears welcome.

Upcoming Group Events

There are currently no events scheduled. Please check back for updates.

Past Group Events

    First Parents’ Social Group Gathering

    December 13, 2018 at 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

    This is our first get-together and we’ll meet to relax and get to know each other. Venue TBD based on attendance, and will be coordinated via email with participants. During this first gathering we can chat about the types of events participants are interested in so the organizers can plan accordingly for the future.

    Parents’ Social Group Outing

    January 17, 2019 at 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

    Our second gathering to follow up on our first fun, meaningful night out! Please contact the group leader to be included on the planning email which will include the location.

    Parents’ Social Group — coffee get-together

    April 14, 2019 at 9:45 am - 12:00 pm

    Please join us for a relaxed get-together in a St. Paul coffee shop (e-mail rebpov@gmail.com for the location). We have a room reserved, so drop of your kids in religious school if they go, and pop over to join us to chat and connect!

    Parents’ Social Group — Family Havdalah Fun!

    October 5, 2019 at 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

    Please join us for this family-inclusive event, parents and kids of all ages welcome. We will reunite after taking a break during the summer. In this event we’ll be learning the ins and outs of the Havdalah service and rituals.

    The Havdalah ceremony marks the end of Shabbat and ushers in the new week. It involves special traditions and rituals, and is a meaningful way to recognize the importance of Shabbat and family in the week. Whether you’re a regular observer, new to celebrating, or just curious, please join us for this opportunity to learn about Havdalah, and connect with other families.

    We will have craft and games for the kids, and snacks for all. We will meet in Johnson Hall at 4:30, then join the Mount Zion Small Group Havdalah at 6pm.

Interested in joining this group? Contact the Group Leader.

Write to group leader Rebecca Povarchuk & Andrea Freidberg to ask questions, get involved, join the group, suggest an event, or something else!


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