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COVID Resources
April 10th, 2021
We have some new COVID resources we want to make you aware of.  Check these out and share within your networks.Learn how you can get a COVID-19 vaccine at vaccine transportation for older adults, see this flyer.For vaccines for the homebound, see this flyer.For FEMA Funeral Reimbursement for COVID-19 related death, see this flyer and website.More info at:www.cdc.govwww.publichealth...
Celebrating Dr. Fabu!
April 2nd, 2021
FOL Minister and former Madison poet laurete, Fabu Phillis Carter, earned her Ph.D this past December from the University of Nairobi. This has been a dream for a long time and we are SO VERY PROUD. Congratulations, Dr. Fabu!You can learn more about Min. Dr. Fabu's work at ......
The Source - Movie Night 4/24
April 2nd, 2021
The Source Young Adult Ministry Movie Night - On Saturday, April 24th at 6:30 PM we will see the film “42” at the Hilldale theater and hear the story of the iconic Jackie Robinson.Please contact Min Ali Gee to RSVP or get more info.......
The Source - Virtual Fellowship 4/17
April 2nd, 2021
The Source Young Adult Ministry Virtual Fellowship - Create Our Next Adventure Contest. Join us for a fun night of teamwork, bonding, and developing your pitch for one of our next outings! Not only do the winners get to see their vision become a reality – you’ll also get to smugly sip on a coffee as your prize. This will take place virtually on Saturday, April 17th from 7-8:30 PM.Please contact Mi...
The Source - Monthly Bible Study 4/17
April 2nd, 2021
The Source Young Adult Ministry monthly Bible Study - Aligning with Your Gifts and Talents, will take place virtually on Saturday, April 17th from 11 AM -12:30 PM.Please contact Min Ali Gee to RSVP or get more info.......
FOL Virtual Meet Up - 4/11
April 2nd, 2021
All FOL April Virtual Meet Up is happening SUNDAY, April 11th from 2-3 PM. These have been times of wonderful fellowship and prayer for our church community and we’d love to have all of you join us. If you’ve never attended before please sign up at to receive the Zoom link, otherwise it’s the same link used every month.......
Celebrate Sister Jackie Hunt! - 3/29
March 27th, 2021
Hey FOL, we know how much Sis Jackie Hunt pours into our church and into the community, right? She is a faithful servant of God, a tireless advocate for the marginalized in our community AND she has a big milestone birthday coming up March 29th. She’ll be turning 60! In honor of her birthday, she is seeking donations in denominations of 6 and 0 to support FOSTER’s new initiative, called the House ...
Solidarity with our Asian-American Brothers and Sisters
March 27th, 2021
In light of the increased violence and racism being experienced by the Asian and Asian-American community we want to affirm that we stand in solidarity. Racism, hate, and violence against any of God’s image-bearers is unacceptable. We’ve put some really great resources for our whole community on our website under the Resources tab and in the weekly ebulletin. These resources include a talk between...
Volunteer Delivery Drivers Needed
March 6th, 2021
The River Food Pantry is looking for volunteer delivery drivers for their River Delivers food pantry delivery program. They are currently making 260+ deliveries a week to seniors, people with disabilities, and people without transportation and are partnering with RSVP of Dane County to recruit more delivery drivers. Volunteer drivers can be reimbursed up to $0.56/mile. If interested, please contac...
Black Like Me Season 5
March 6th, 2021
New Season 5 of Black Like Me podcast with Rev. Dr. Alex Gee has begun. Please click, listen, and subscribe as Pastor Gee explores issues of race, justice, and inequity with leaders and experts around the country. Find it under Black Like Me wherever you get your podcasts.......
Crisis Counseling through Project Recovery
February 26th, 2021
Free, over-the-phone crisis counseling is available through Project Recovery. Counselors will listen and help navigate emotions, particularly those related to the pandemic, and can also help connect you with other available resources. Call United Way 2-1-1 to get connected or visit
Beyond Beautiful
February 21st, 2021
FOL member, Dr. Jasmine Zapata, MD, pediatrician, author, mentor, and speaker just released her second book, Beyond Beautiful 2: A Girl's Guide to Studying, Self-Care, and Staying Focused During Difficult Times.The Beyond Beautiful book series was written to inspire, empower, and remind young girls around the world that they are BEYOND BEAUTIFUL! In addition to outward appearances, they have treme...
COVID Vaccines
February 21st, 2021
The Benevolent Specialist Project, a free clinic located in Middleton, is offering Covid vaccinations to those age 65+ that are typically in underserved populations, particularly Black and Latino people. For more info, please call the BSP clinic at 608-827-2308.......
Congratulations Bro Anthony Cooper!
February 7th, 2021
Congratulations Bro Anthony Cooper, who received a pardon from Gov Tony Evers this week. Incarcerated on felony drug charges in the 90’s, Coop has drastically turned his life around and now uses his experience to help other men transform their lives too. Coop has been an FOL member for over 20 years and is currently the Director of Reentry Services at Nehemiah and the leader of the Focused Interru...
FOL Community Prayer Request
February 7th, 2021
Nehemiah’s Justified Anger kicked off the annual Black History Course virtually the week of Feb 1st. Around 1,500 people are going through the course this year, including individuals, churches, and businesses/organizations! Please pray for the Justified Anger/Nehemiah staff, and for God to stir the hearts of those who go through the course throughout Black History Month and through the end of the ...