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Back 2 Skool Bash - 8/29
July 17th, 2021
F.O.S.T.E.R. in partnership with NEHEMIAH is gearing up for the 13th Annual Back 2 Skool Bash and are looking for donors to provide backpacks filled with school supplies specific to the child's school and grade, as well as the correct sized outfit including shoes for returning to school. Please contact Sis. Jackie Hunt to get more information and signed up.......
COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic - 7/24
July 17th, 2021
The Urban League is hosting a COVID-19 vaccination clinic THIS Saturday, July 24th from 11 AM - 4 PM at their Unity Picnic located at 2222 S. Park St.  It is completely free for anyone ages 12+.  See this flyer for more info.......
Save the Date - 9/12
July 10th, 2021
Save the date!! September Parking Lot Service Date Change: In September, our live parking lot services will be on 2nd and 3rd Sundays, instead of 1st and 3rd. Sunday, September 12th we will be a special celebration Sunday as we celebrate Pastor Gee’s 34th anniversary as a pastor! We hope you all can join us in person that Sunday. We will also be having communion that day, instead of 1st Sunday. La...
Food & Personal Essentials Giveaway - 7/20
July 10th, 2021
The Food and Personal Essentials Pantry is scheduled for Tuesday, July 20th at 11 AM in the FOL Parking Lot. All are welcome and goods are distributed on a first-come, first-served basis. Please contact Sis Jackie Hunt with questions.......
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!......
The Source - Kickball Game 7/24
July 5th, 2021
The Source Young Adult Ministry is hosting a kickball game on Saturday, July 24th at 1 - 3 PM at Lakeview Community Park in Middleton (6300 Mendota Ave). Contact Min Ali Gee for more info.......
The Source - BBQ Lunch 7/18
July 5th, 2021
The Source Young Adult Ministry is hosting a BBQ Lunch at City Barbeque on Sunday, July 18th after the morning parking lot service.  Location: 7015 Sligo Dr. Madison, WI.  Contact Min Ali Gee for more info.......
Madison Gospel 5K Run/Walk - 7/17
July 5th, 2021
The Madison Gospel 5K Run/Walk is taking place on Saturday, July 17th from 8 AM -1 PM, starting in Penn Park and following the bike path to Olin Park and back. This is a very family-friendly event! Join your brothers and sisters in Christ from around the city and “Stand Boldly, Walk Proudly, Run Swiftly.” Volunteers are also needed.  You can get more info from this flyer and register at https://ru...
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...
Special Member Need
June 19th, 2021
Brian and Cynthia Woodland are in need of 1 or 2 caregivers this summer to care for their special needs daughter during the work week. More details on the job description can be found here or by contacting the Woodlands directly. If you are interested or know anyone who might be, please contact Bro Brian.......
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!......
2021 Juneteenth Celebration Week - June 16-19
June 6th, 2021
Juneteenth is a wonderful opportunity to experience the rich history of Black Americans through entertainment, lectures and presentations, food, and more. Juneteenth 2021 will be a 4-day celebration from June 16-19 with a different focus each day.Wednesday, June 16th will be all about the kids and youth with special presentations around self-empowerment, mapping out our futures, and a virtual pre-...