The Joyful Stepmom
Local Chapters
The Joyful Stepmom: Local Chapters began the summer of 2015 with stepmoms gathering for dinner or coffee across the USA. The desire to be in community has grown from there. We are honored to help stepmoms lead local chapters of this Christian ministry. I invite you to look for a chapter in your area! Or see below for information and Contact Form on starting a location near you. 

Churches, I am humbled to have your support for our Local Chapters. Thank you for opening your arms to our stepmoms!  Here is a letter including more information about The Joyful Stepmom.



Phoenix/Fill out the contact form below


Check out the Stepfamily Ministry at Saddleback Church!


Parker/Contact Cindy/More info coming soon! Fill out the Contact Form below



Duluth/Contact Brittni/Fill out the Contact Form below
SugarValley/Contact Tani/Fill out the Contact Form below


Treasure Valley/ Contact Shannon/Fill out the Contact Form below


Peoria/Contact Amy/Fill out the Contact Form below



Clayhole/More info coming soon!
​Flatwoods: First Pentecostal Church/Contact Heather Riggs/Fill out the Contact Form below


Smart Step (Bonus) Mom meetings meet monthly on Thursday at 5:30pm. Please click to join and search Jerrilynn. For questions, contact Jerrilyn through email at ​jerrsanders @ yahoo . com
Hartland/Contact Tiffany/Meets at Venture Church in the Lobby on Thursday evenings at 6:30pm. The Smart Stepmom study begins May 18th for 6 weeks. Please purchase book ahead of time. 


Blaine/Contact Chelsea/ Meeting monthly at North Summit Church


Kansas City/Contact Alyson/Fill out the Contact Form below
JeffCo/Contact Shannon/Chapter held at Faith Community Church/Join the JeffCo Chapter Facebook Group for Info!





Salem/Contact Sara/Fill out the Contact Form below


Harrisburg/Contact Elisa & Janna/Join the Harrisburg Facebook Group for Info!/Meets on Wednesdays at Exponential Church  


Lexington/Contact Teresa through church or using our Contact Form below/Small Group through Christian Life Church


Lebanon/Contact Danielle/Coming soon!/Fill out Contact Form below


Georgetown: Celebration Church/Contact Melanie at The Starving Stepmom
DFW/Contact Danielle or Luann/Join the DFW Chapter Facebook Group for Info!
Houston/Contact Heather or Amanda/Join the Houston Chapter Facebook Group for Info! 
Midland/Join the Permian Basin Facebook Group for Info! /Contact permianbasin @
Meets the last Tuesday of every month from 6-8pm/ Location for Odd-numbered months: meeting at Brew Street Bakery, 4610 N Garfield St, Midland, TX and for Even-numbered months: meeting at Cpl. Ray's Coffee, 3111 Faudree Rd, Odessa, TX
Wylie/First Baptist Church Stepfamily Ministry


Williamsburg/Contact Joann/Fill out the Contact Form below
Central Virginia/Contact Lindsay/ Coming soon! Fill out Contact Form below


Centralia/Contact Amy/Fill out the Contact Form below


Beaver Dam/Contact Jeannine/More info coming soon! Fill out the Contact Form below
Burlington/Contact Mollie/Join the Southeastern Wisconsin Chapter Facebook Group for more info!
Interested in leading a Local Chapter? Click here for more info!  
Or fill out the Contact Form!

Contact us!

Suggested  Small Group Resources
​Better Than Blended Curriculum and resources
Restored and Remarried  Curriculum 
The Best Yes- Lysa Terkeurst    
Power of  Praying Wife- Stormie Omartian
Let It Go- Karen Ehman
Keep it Shut- Karen Ehman
But I’m Not the Wicked Stepmother- Kathi Lipp
The Smart Stepmom- Laura Petherbridge   (Book includes study questions)
Anonymous- Cindi Wood            (Bible Study Workbook)
Broken and Blessed- Jessica Lagrone     (Bible Study Workbook)
Becoming a Woman of Strength- Cynthia Heald      (Bible Study Workbook)
Beyond the Brady Bunch by Alsdorf
Fervent- Priscilla Shirer