What's going on around FOL?

OctoberFast 2021 - Week 2
October 9th, 2021
OctoberFast 2021 is happening now! Our theme this year is “Commissioned,” which, as Pastor Gee talked about last week, is about us being co-missioned with God to expand the Kingdom of God in the world. We are excited to see what the Lord is doing and will do as we meet with Him in prayer and fasting this month. You can find all the information you’ll need for OctoberFast on the OctoberFast page an...
Return to In-Person Services - 11/7
October 9th, 2021
We are preparing to go back to in-person services in the church building THE FIRST SUNDAY IN NOVEMBER, Nov 7th. We are SO EXCITED!!! More details will come out soon. We will need help and there are lots of ways YOU can get involved, from being a part of the set-up team, to hospitality, to ushering, and more. Please reach out to Pastor Tyler if you’d like to get involved. Also, at this point there ...
LIFT Fall Party - 10/24
October 9th, 2021
Our LIFT High School Ministry is having a Fall Party with games, s’mores, and fall activities on Sunday, October 24th. Contact Pastor Tyler for more details.......
OctoberFast 2021 - Week 1
October 2nd, 2021
OctoberFast 2021 is HERE! Our theme this year is “Commissioned” and we are very excited to see what the Lord is going to do as we meet with Him in prayer and fasting this month. You can find all the information you’ll need on the OctoberFast page and in the app, including what OctoberFast is all about, the fasting guidelines, our weekly scripture focus, and the prayer sign up.What is OctoberFast? ...
Calling all Youth!
October 1st, 2021
Boys age 12-16 and girls ages 12-18 are invited to participate in the Madison Starlings Volleyball Club. This club is equity focused, and seeks to provide high quality club volleyball to all athletes, regardless of income. Tryouts are Oct 3 at Warner Park from 1:30-5:30pm. Make up tryouts will also be held on Wednesday, Oct 6. For more info, please go to
A Night of Elegance with FOSTER - 10/23
October 1st, 2021
A Night of Elegance with FOSTER: On Saturday, October 23rd, Sis Jackie Hunt’s organization, FOSTER, will be hosting an adult Prom Night fundraiser, featuring live entertainment from Kinfolk. Get all dressed up with your friends and family and support the wonderful work of FOSTER in our community. Register at  See flyer for additional info.......
Parking Lot Services for All of October
September 25th, 2021
Exciting News!  For October, we will be having parking lot services EVERY WEEK!! We welcome everyone to come and join us as we worship the Lord and gather in fellowship together.......
Children\'s Ministry Director Needed
September 4th, 2021
Do you have a heart for children? FOL is looking for a dynamic person with a heart for children ages 1 through 5th grade and their families to oversee our Children’s Ministry programming. This is a paid, part-time position. For more information about this position, please contact Pastor Jackie Gee.......
Exit to Serve Opportunities
August 21st, 2021
FOL is looking for volunteers to serve in a few different areas, particularly in communications and Sunday service operations. If you have a passion or skills in communication, media, digital arts, or assisting in making Sunday morning a beautiful experience for all, we encourage you to reach out. Volunteers needed for:Audio/Video production and Camera OperatingSunday Livestream AssistancePowerPoi...
MMSD is Looking for Drivers
July 31st, 2021
MMSD is looking for drivers for this school year. Help drive Madison’s future and get our scholars back to school! Starting pay is $20/hr (more for experienced drivers) and newly hired school bus and coach drivers will receive a $5000 sign-on bonus, and van drivers receive $2500. Learn more at
Special Shoutout - Pastor Tyler Nylen
July 5th, 2021
Pastor Tyler Nylen was formally ordained into our denomination, the Evangelical Covenant Church, last Saturday evening (6/26) in a private virtual event. Pastor Tyler, we are so glad to have you here at FOL, doing multicultural work in our church and in our community. May God continue to bless you and use you mightily to do His Kingdom work. We love you!......
Member Shoutout - Sister Mary Gill
June 24th, 2021
Sis Mary Gill will be exhibiting her original artwork at the Tenney/Lapham Neighborhood’s 19th Annual Art Walk, happening Sunday, June 27th from 1-5 PM. Sis Mary shared that she has been exploring imagery that addresses her Caribbean roots and experience in her art, and the theme of her current work is the different ways cultures celebrate themselves. You can find out more about the Art Walk at ht...
One Year Later
June 19th, 2021
We are one year past the widespread racial reckoning that swept our nation last summer. But what now? Is anything still happening? YES!! Nehemiah has some AMAZING things they’re doing through Justified Anger, including various “Lean Into Allyship” events, “White and Wondering” events, and so much more. You can find out more by going to the Nehemiah and Justified Anger Facebook pages, or contacting...
The Source - No Monthly Virtual Connect for the Summer
June 13th, 2021
During the Summer, The Source Young Adult Ministry will not hold Monthly Virtual Connects.  Instead, join us in-person or Zoom (depending on the week) each Wednesday night for FOL Bible Study, 7-8 PM.  Email Pastor Tyler to get the Bible Study updates.  Email Minister Ali with any Source questions.......
Member Shoutout - Sister Kiah Calmese Walker
June 13th, 2021
Sis Kiah Calmese Walker was named one of Brava Magazine’s 2021 Women to Watch! You can read more about her professional journey in our weekly ebulletin and on the Brava magazine website. ......