October is Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness month and we would be honored if you would join us in recognizing our babies in heaven for our 6th Annual Breakfast Balloon Release. We start the ceremony by eating a light breakfast provided by some of the members of our chapter, enjoy a speaker and song and then write messages to our babies in heaven on our balloons. We do this in the comfort of the Gathering Room at Second Baptist church and walk outside to release our balloons together. There will also be tables provided for you to display your baby’s memorabilia in the atrium. Please RSVP to Kathryn with the number of people attending and the number babies you’re recognizing. Her email address is email@example.com.
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**REGISTRATION IS CLOSED**
The M.E.N.D.-Houston Mother's Day Tea is being held on May 7th, 2017 at 3pm at 3195 Inwood Dr. Houston, TX 77019. This event is to celebrate each one of us as mommies to our babies in Heaven. May 7th is also International Bereaved Mother's Day. A day set aside for moms like us. We ARE mothers. This Mother's Day Tea to honor all of our mommies, to give us a special place to be acknowledged, and a place for our babies to be remembered for Mother's Day.
This event is for women only. Mommies are welcome to bring a support person (your mom, best friend, an aunt), but please no children.
If you have any questions, please email Stormy at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sunday Church Attire recommended.
Come join us on April 1st for a fun day of working on your favorite craft project!! A ticket only costs $30 which reserves your table space and includes a light breakfast, lunch, snacks, drinks, make-n-takes, games and prizes. We will also have a silent auction. Bring a friend for a great time together! Join us at Second Baptist church upstairs in rooms 210 A&B from 9-2:30. Contact Kathryn Gold for questions at email@example.com.
Here are some pictures from past Christmas Candlelight Ceremonies
The 20th Annual Christmas Candlelight Ceremony will be hosted on December 1, 2016 at 7:30 p.m. at Calvary Church in Irving, TX.
This ceremony is open to all those who wish to come to honor their baby during the holiday season by lighting a candle in their memory. At the conclusion of the ceremony, we invite you to join us for fellowship, desserts and coffee.
Because this ceremony is a quiet time of remembrance, we offer free childcare for children ages 6 weeks to 4 years of age. Reservations for childcare can be made during the registration process.
The event is free to attend and registration is strongly recommended so we can plan accordingly. We look forward to seeing you on December 1.
For questions, contact Rebekah Mitchell at firstname.lastname@example.org or 972-506-9000.
Register to attend here
In 1988, former President Ronald Reagan declared the month of October as National Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness month. To commemorate this declaration, many infant loss organizations across the country, such as M.E.N.D., host what is known as a "Walk to Remember". Unlike the name may imply, The Walk is not a fundraiser, nor a "walk-a-thon". Instead, it is a beautiful ceremony to remember our babies who have died.M.E.N.D. is hosting our annual Walk To Remember in Houston, TX on Saturday, October 15, 2016, at 1pm at the Bammel Church of Christ, 2700 FM 1960 West, Houston, TX 77068.
In 1988, former President Ronald Reagan declared the month of October as National Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness month. To commemorate this declaration, many infant loss organizations across the country, such as M.E.N.D., host what is known as a "Walk to Remember". Unlike the name may imply, The Walk is not a fundraiser, nor a "walk-a-thon". Instead, it is a beautiful ceremony to remember our babies who have died. M.E.N.D. is hosting our annual Walk To Remember in Irving, TX (Dallas / Fort Worth metropolitan area) on Saturday, October 1, 2016, at 1pm at Calvary Church.
Chick-fil-A has offered to share its profits for the night with M.E.N.D. Come out, enjoy some great food, and help M.E.N.D. earn some money so that we can minister to families suffering from neonatal/infant loss. Just drop off your receipt inside or mention MEND as you order at the drive-thru.