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Adult Prom Night Fundraiser - 10/23
September 25th, 2021
Save the Date! 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. More details and info on how to RSVP coming soon.......
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.......
OctoberFast 2021 - Starts 10/3
September 25th, 2021
OctoberFast 2021 starts October 3! 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 during the month of October. More details, including the fasting guidelines, weekly scripture focus, and prayer sign up will be live on our website and app later this week.......
Black History for a New Day fall course registration is OPEN!
September 4th, 2021
Over nine evenings this fall, JA lecturers and UW history professors will explore the American past to understand how the African-American experience has shaped the world we live in and how we can support racial justice today. This is a truly transformative course and we especially encourage all of our non-Black attenders to participate. For more info, please go to www.nehemiah.org/blackhistorycou...
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 www.mmsd.org/drive.......
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. ......
Light Breakfast before Parking Lot Services
June 13th, 2021
Come early to our live parking lot services and enjoy a light breakfast and fellowship, courtesy of our Hospitality Ministry. From 9:15-9:45 every 1st and 3rd Sunday, we will be serving coffee, orange juice, and light pastries.  See you then!......
Member Shoutout - Pastor Gee
May 30th, 2021
Pastor Gee was recently featured in a short article in our denomination's monthly magazine, the Covenant Companion. In it, he discusses his work toward racial justice and the Center for Black Excellence and Culture. Read it HERE.......
Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month
May 22nd, 2021
In honor of Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month this month, Pastor Alex is encouraging ALL of us to learn more about the history of our AAPI brothers and sisters and how we can be in solidarity with them. We have MANY resources available on our website, including podcasts to listen to, movies to watch, books to read, and websites to check out. There is something for everyone!...