Posts with the category “announcements”

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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 www.cdc.gov.For vaccine transportation for ol...  Read More
by Camilla Meloch
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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. Co...  Read More
by Camilla Meloch
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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 A...  Read More
by Camilla Meloch
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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...  Read More
by Camilla Meloch
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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...  Read More
by Camilla Meloch
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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. I...  Read More
by Camilla Meloch
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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...  Read More
by Camilla Meloch
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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...  Read More
by Camilla Meloch
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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 disabili...  Read More
by Camilla Meloch
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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...  Read More
by Camilla Meloch
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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 y...  Read More
by Camilla Meloch
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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 Diffi...  Read More
by Camilla Meloch
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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 peop...  Read More
by Camilla Meloch
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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 e...  Read More
by Camilla Meloch
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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 bu...  Read More
by Camilla Meloch
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New to FOL?
February 7th, 2021
Welcome, we’re so glad you’re here! We offer “Meet the Gees” fellowship events to give you a chance to get to know our pastors and for us to get to know you. Please email Pastor Tyler Nylen or use the...  Read More
by Camilla Meloch
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Congratulations Bro Paul Grant!
January 31st, 2021
Congratulations historian, professor, and FOL member, Bro Paul Grant on the publishing of your newest book, “Healing and Power in Ghana: Early Indigenous Expressions of Christianity.” We are so proud ...  Read More
by Camilla Meloch
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At Home COVID Test Kits
January 31st, 2021
At home saliva Covid test kits are being offered for FREE in WI. These are highly accurate, FDA-approved saliva tests that you take in the comfort of your own home. For more information or to order a ...  Read More
by Camilla Meloch
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Volunteers Needed
January 31st, 2021
VOLUNTEERS ARE NEEDED for the Food and Essentials Pantry from 9 AM-1PM each distribution day (1st Thursday and 3rd Tuesday of every month). Please contact Nehemiah’s volunteer coordinator, Rebecca Com...  Read More
by Camilla Meloch
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Food & Personal Essentials Pantry - 1st Thursday & 3rd Tuesday
January 31st, 2021
The FOL Food and Essentials Pantry now has a regular schedule! It will be on the 1st Thursday and 3rd Tuesday of every month at 11 AM. For February, those dates are Feb 4 and 21st. Food and personal e...  Read More
by Camilla Meloch
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Year-End Tax Statements
January 24th, 2021
2020 Year-End Tax Statements will be going out this week. They will be sent electronically unless we do not have an email address on file for you. If you would prefer a paper copy or have any question...  Read More
by Camilla Meloch
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Congratulations Min Lilada Gee!
January 16th, 2021
Congratulations to Min. Lilada Gee, who was chosen as a 2021 Dr. Rev. Martin Lutheran King Jr Humanitarian Award recipient. Lilada is an artist, muralist, healer, preacher, author and international in...  Read More
by Camilla Meloch
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FOL Virtual Meet Up and Fellowship - 2nd Sundays
January 2nd, 2021
FOL Virtual Meet Up and Fellowship will be happening every second Sunday from 2-3 PM. Please note the change in time! This is a time for FOL folks new and old to come together, fellowship, pray togeth...  Read More
by Camilla Meloch
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Congratulations Min Annie and Sis Kiah!
December 19th, 2020
Special Shout Out to Sis Min Annie Weatherby-Flowers and Sis Kiah Calmese Walker who both were recognized this week by Madison365 as two of WI’s “Most Influential Black Leaders.” Sis Kiah is the direc...  Read More
by Camilla Meloch
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Safe Sleep, Sleep Well
December 19th, 2020
Safe Sleep, Sleep Well is a local campaign that aims to educate parents, caregivers and health care providers on ways to reduce the risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) and other sleep related ...  Read More
by Camilla Meloch
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Keep in Contact With Us!
December 19th, 2020
If you are sick or know someone who is, have a prayer request, would like to talk to a pastor, or have any other needs, you can let us know on the app under More > Contact Us, or on our website by cli...  Read More
by Camilla Meloch
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Black History for a New Day
December 13th, 2020
Registration has begun for Nehemiah’s Black History for a New Day. This powerful course taught by UW professors is intended especially for non-Black people who want a deeper understanding of American ...  Read More
by Camilla Meloch
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OctoberFAST Resources
November 1st, 2020
OctoberFAST 2020 is over, but you can still access the resources.The Guide is available here.And the Prayer Resources are available here.......  Read More
by Camilla Meloch
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Middle School Ministry Sunday Classes
October 9th, 2020
Middle School Ministry will be hosting Virtual Middle School Ministry classes beginning SUNDAY, October 10th at 12:00 PM. They will meet on the 2nd, 3rd, and 4th Sundays each month to check-in with ea...  Read More
by Camilla Meloch
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Discussion Group for Black Men
October 3rd, 2020
Black Men’s Discussion Group will be meeting Oct 5th from 7-8 PM and every other Monday evening through the end of the year. This has been a really meaningful time of fellowship for our brothers and w...  Read More
by Camilla Meloch
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Attention pre-teen and teen girls ages 11-17!
September 26th, 2020
We know that our young girls are carrying heavy burdens. Sis Jackie Hunt’s FOSTER program will soon begin programming just for you that will include monthly empowerment sessions, fun activities, care ...  Read More
by Camilla Meloch
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Wellness Ministry
September 3rd, 2020
FOL has a new Wellness Ministry! They are still getting started, and are specifically are looking for a dietitian or nutritionist to be a part of their team.  If you are interested or have questions, ...  Read More
by Camilla Meloch
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Asian-American Special on PBS
August 22nd, 2020
Bro Henry Lucey-Lee encouraged us to watch the PBS special on Asian Americans. This 5-part series, told through intimate personal stories, gives greater understanding of U.S. history and the ongoing r...  Read More
by Camilla Meloch
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Nehemiah
August 16th, 2020
Nehemiah continues its racial justice work in Black leadership development, community support, re-entry services, and non-Black ally development. Get connected at www.nehemiah.org.......  Read More
by Camilla Meloch
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Get the FOL App
July 25th, 2020
Our app is ready! You can use it to find our previous online worship services, see upcoming events and happenings, get connected to Nehemiah, get a Bible reading plan, and give online. Find it in your...  Read More
by Camilla Meloch
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CARES Rent Assistance
July 22nd, 2020
If COVID-19 has affected your income, the Tenant Resource Center currently can help through the Dane County CARES Eviction Prevention Program. You don't have to be in the process of being evicted to g...  Read More
by Camilla Meloch
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'Black Girl Bible Time' YouTube Channel
July 18th, 2020
Check out Sis Ali Gee-Lewis’s new YouTube channel, “Black Girl Bible Time” for girls ages 7-15. This channel is used to inspire girls, especially Black girls, with the word of God through scripture re...  Read More
by Camilla Meloch
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4th Watch Prayer
July 12th, 2020
Did you know that 4th Watch prayer has still been going on? YES! From 3-6 AM every Friday morning, FOL brothers and sisters meet virtually for prayer. No pandemic can stop the people of God from conti...  Read More
by Camilla Meloch
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Justified Journey
July 3rd, 2020
Pastor Alex shared his powerful Justified Journey film premier this past week. If you missed it, you can find the film and discussion with Madison365 staff on the Madison365 Facebook page.......  Read More
by Camilla Meloch
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Pics for Sunday Worship
June 7th, 2020
We want your quarantine pictures to be shown as part of our weekly worship services. Show us what you've been up to! Please send those to Sis Malika. ......  Read More
by Camilla Meloch