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Save The Date: FOL/UT Homecoming Oct 21-23
June 25th, 2022
Mark your calendars for the FOL (previously Union Tabernacle) Homecoming weekend October 21-23! The stunning beauty of our UT/FOL ministry is that we have built something amazing together--a sense of family, a sense of relevance in the community, and a sense of developing leaders from all walks of life and for all spheres. God is and has been so, so good to us! Whether you were there when our mini...
Scholarship Fund - Last Call
June 19th, 2022
June 19 is the last day to contribute to our High School Scholarship Fund! We want to bless our high school graduates who will be pursuing further education. If you'd like to contribute, please select “High School Scholarship Fund” on our online giving platform or note “scholarship fund” on your giving envelope......
Juneteenth
June 19th, 2022
On June 19, 1865 (over two years after the Emancipation Proclamation was signed by President Abraham Lincoln), enslaved Africans in Texas finally received word that they had been emancipated. The celebration of their freedom became what is known to us today as “Juneteenth” (a mash-up of the words June and nineteenth). Jemar Tisby says, “Freedom has always come with an asterisk in America.” These p...
Beyond Beautiful Girls Empowerment Camp - Thursday evenings this summer
June 11th, 2022
Do you know any girls that just finished up 3rd-5th grade and could use some building up? Be a part of Dr. Jasmine Zapata’s FREE Beyond Beautiful Girls Empowerment Camp, happening every Thursday from 5:30-7:30 PM at the YMCA East. There will be lots of fun, affirming activities, games, and so much more!  See this flyer for more info.......
Contact Info Requested
June 4th, 2022
The FOL/UT Homecoming weekend is coming up in October and we are updating our database in preparation. If you are part of the FOL Family—either as a partner, regular attender (in-person or online), or alumni—please fill out this contact form. We want to make sure we have EVERYBODY’S updated contact information.......
Summer ACE Program: 7/11 - 8/19
June 4th, 2022
The summer ACE program is back! The Nehemiah Academic Center for Excellence (ACE) is a faith-based leadership development program for K-5th grade students. It will be held July 11-Aug 19 at Lighthouse Christian School from 7:30 AM -4:30 PM. There will be reading and math support, creative writing, arts, gardening, and weekly field trips. There is also a Junior Coach Prep program for 6th-8th grade ...
Mental Health Help
May 28th, 2022
Mental health help is available! We know there has been a lot of heartbreak and tragedy in our country recently. If you are struggling, please do not suffer alone. Help is available. Please contact our office to be connected with a mental health support specialist or to schedule a time to meet with someone on our pastoral team.......
In-Person Bible Study
May 28th, 2022
Bible Study is going back in-person! Beginning Wednesday, June 8th Bible Study will meet in-person at FOL from 7-8:30 PM. First Wednesdays of the month will remain virtual. They are currently in a series learning about the names of God. Come and check it out! Contact Pastor Tyler for more info.......
IVCF Looking for Childcare Workers - 6/21-6/29
May 28th, 2022
InterVarsity Christian Fellowship is looking for childcare workers for their New Staff Orientation Conference June 21st-29th. There will be three primary shifts—morning, afternoon, and evening. Children will be ages 10 and under and duties will include tidying the room, supervising children during conference programming, and maintaining an atmosphere of safety and care. Pay range from $12-$19/hr, ...
Calling Our White FOL Family - 6/14
May 21st, 2022
Attention White FOL Family! Pastor Gee is inviting all white FOL individuals to join us on Tuesday, June 14th from 7-8 pm at Fountain of Life. We want to create a space to process together what it means to be part of a Black-led, cross-cultural church as a white person, as well as discuss further the implications of Pastor Gee’s  “Blackening and Bleaching of Christ” sermon from February 27th. Plea...
The Foundation for Black Women's Wellness - 5/25
May 21st, 2022
The Foundation for Black Women’s Wellness invites you to their upcoming activities and events. Wednesday, May 25th from 9-10 AM they will be hosting a virtual “Morning Coffee” panel discussion on Lupus for Lupus Awareness Month. Did you know that Lupus is 3x more prevalent in the Black community and an even greater prevalence in Black women? Come learn more! FFBWW also has several other recurring ...
Deepest Sympathies to the Mack Family
May 21st, 2022
Our sincere condolences to the Mack family. Bro. Jeff Mack, beloved husband to Sis. Kirbie Mack, passed away last Sunday. Jeff and Kirbie have been long-standing members at FOL and Jeff served faithfully with our security team. Jeff leaves a legacy of three children, six grandchildren, and innumerable family and community members whose lives he touched. A visitation will be held at FOL Friday, May...
Scholarship Fund
May 14th, 2022
Did you know we’ve started a college scholarship fund? We want to bless our high school graduates who will be pursuing further education. You can contribute by selecting “High School Scholarship Fund” on our online giving platform or noting “scholarship fund” on your giving envelope.If you are interested in applying for a scholarship, please contact Pastor Tyler Nylen. ......
Leadership Development Opportunity - 5/15
May 7th, 2022
 Leadership Development Opportunity: Min. Harry Hawkins will host an information session SUNDAY, May 15th to gauge interest in a 12-week training course to help launch leaders into ministry inside and outside of the church. There will be an in-person meeting after church, and a virtual session at 3:00 PM that day as well. Stop by and see if God is calling you into greater leadership! Contact Min. ...
Calling All Graduates
April 9th, 2022
Calling all graduates! FOL is collecting the names of all graduates to recognize on Graduation Sunday on June 5th. If you or someone you know is graduating high school, college, or grad school this year please contact Pastor Tyler Nylen to make sure that individual is recognized. We don't want to miss anyone!......