The LIGHT House

The LIGHT House Outreach Program

For 24-hour assistance, call or text our Hope Line at 816-916-4434.  You can also email lighthouse@mbch.org for additional assitance. 

Outreach Programming Offered through The LIGHT House


 

DADS CONNECT OUTREACH GROUP- A safe place to connect with, receive encouragement, and support from other dads.

This monthly father’s group meets the first Thursday of every month from 6pm to 7pm for support and parenting education.  Dinner provided.  For questions, or to RSVP, email lighthouse@mbch.org


 

TUESDAY NIGHT OUTREACH GROUP- Currently Suspended Due to COVID-19

The Outreach Program is offered to aid young mothers who do not need residential services but can benefit from practical, physical, and spiritual needs to support them in their decision to choose life for their babies. The Outreach Program serves young mothers who are either going through pregnancy or already have young children. Young mothers may join the Outreach program before their youngest child turns 2 years old. By being involved in the Outreach Program, mothers are expected to learn parenting, life, and personal development skills to exceed self-sufficiently. Each year a number of topics are covered through Outreach programming.

Parenting

Choosing Quality Daycare, Infant CPR, Car Seat Safety, Nurturing Parenting, Infant Massage, Child Development, Library Resources, Read from the Start, Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), Child Abuse Prevention

Nutrition/Health Care

Drug Abuse Prevention, Process of Labor/Preparation for Childbirth, Immunizations, Lead Poisoning Prevention, Infant Baby Feeding, Food Safety, Nutrition During Pregnancy, Healthy Food Choices on a Budget

Life Skills/Personal Development

Healthy Self-Esteem, Leadership in the Home (Budgeting, Finance, Education), Car Safety, Job Readiness (Resume Writing, Interview Skills), Basic Self-Defense, Finding Safe Housing, Anger Management, Healthy Relationships, Personal Testimonies

Bible Study

Bible Study topics are relevant to young adults and topics covered include: developing an identity in Christ, Godly parenting, prayer, God's love, healing from painful relationships, and Godly relationships.

Schedule

An evening at Outreach lasts approximately two hours.

A sample evening timeline is as follows:

5:30-6:15pm Outreach Participants are able to shop in the Baby Boutique and eat snacks/visit before class begins

6:15-6:25pm Announcements & Prayer

6:25-7:30pm Class on Parenting/Life Skills or Bible Study

The Baby Boutique is also open after class is over to ensure all participants are able to shop.


 

The Baby Boutique

All individuals who attend our Outreach Program are able to earn points for participation, which they can use to purchase items in our Baby Boutique. They can purchase items like diapers, wipes, bottles, car seats, clothes, and more. Visit our Baby Boutique to learn more.

 

All Outreach Services are located at:

400 West Meyer Boulevard

KCMO 64113

(Wornall Road Baptist Church)