Mother’s Circle

We are mothers of teenagers, growing, supporting, learning, and praying together.

If you are a mother of a teenager, then you are invited to join the conversation!

Join us on the second Tuesday of each month, from 7-8:30 PM in the Youth Room; come for speakers, fellowship, and friendly tales of teen-year survival!


Ask a Youth Leader:

When: Tues, Aug. 13th; 7-8:30 PM
Where: Ascension’s Youth Room
Who: Mothers of Teenagers
What: Join us for wine, fellowship, and snacks. Meet, greet, and get to know Lee McMahon and Anna Eftink with creative questions and a few unexpected answers.


Teen Brain, Explained:

When: Tues, Sept. 10th; 7-8:30 PM
Where: Ascension’s Library
Who: Mothers of Teenagers
What: Join us with Stacie Cordell, an Ascension mom and licensed family Therapist. We will explore the topic of teen brain development.


The Forgotten Virtue of Meekness:

When: Tues, Nov. 12th; 7-8:30 PM
Where: Ascension’s Parish Hall
Who: Mothers of Teenagers
What: Join us with Jennie Punswick, a mother of 6 and teacher with The School of Faith. We will explore meekness — a virtue that our culture has discarded but is necessary for getting our teens to heaven!


Pornography & your Teen:

When: Coming Soon!
Where: Ascension’s Parish Hall
Who: Mothers of Teenagers
What: Join us with Sam & Beth Meier, parents and directors of the Our House initiative, a diocesan program devoted to healing and protection from pornography exposure of youth and families.


Mother & Daughter: from Teen to Adult

When: Tues, Jan 14th; 7-8:30 PM
Where: Ascension’s Youth Room
Who: Mothers of Teenagers
What: Join us with mother-daughter duo, Liz and Mary Whitehead. They will share their experience navigating the teen years and transitioning into young-adulthood. Their story will be shared through an insightful, “double-lens” perspective — with viewpoints from mother and daughter together.


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