Posts with the category “announcements”

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Storytelling Showcase - 12/5
November 26th, 2022
Instead of the usual monthly Lean Into Allyship session, you are invited to a special live event happening FRIDAY, December 5th at 7 PM at Cafe Coda. Presented by Justified Anger, Lean Into Allship se...  Read More
by Camilla Meloch
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Summer Camp Registration
November 26th, 2022
Summer camp registration is open! Our denomination’s two bible camps, Covenant Harbor in Lake Geneva and Covenant Point in Iron River, MI, have opened up registration for children and youth summer cam...  Read More
by Camilla Meloch
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Join the FOL Choir
November 12th, 2022
Join the FOL Choir! All are welcome, including children ages 5 and up (must have an accompanying adult). The next rehearsal is on Thursday, Dec 1 from 6:30 - 8:30 PM in the sanctuary. Contact Becca Ma...  Read More
by Camilla Meloch
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Listening Session for Parents of Young Children - 12/11
November 5th, 2022
Attention Parents! Fountain of Life will be having a listening session for parents with children ages infant to 5th grade on Sunday, Dec. 11th right after service at 12:30 PM. We very much want to hea...  Read More
by Camilla Meloch
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LIFT Winter Retreat - Feb 17-19
October 29th, 2022
The LIFT High School Winter Retreat is coming in February! Our high school students are invited to travel to Covenant Point retreat center in Michigan’s UP February 17-19th for a fun winter retreat. P...  Read More
by Camilla Meloch
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OctoberFast 2022 Wrap Up
October 29th, 2022
Our annual OctoberFast is over. Thank you for joining is in this special time of prayer, fasting, and reflection on our Shared Legacy. We hope God has met you in new or closer ways over these last few...  Read More
by Camilla Meloch
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Prayer and Fasting for Min. Lilada Gee - 10/28
October 22nd, 2022
Support Min. Lilada Gee: Min. Lilada Gee was recently diagnosed with double metastatic breast cancer. There will be a special time of prayer and fasting for her FRIDAY, October 28th from 9 AM - noon. ...  Read More
by Camilla Meloch
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Fall Gospel Fest - 11/12
October 15th, 2022
The annual Fall Gospel Fest will be taking place on Saturday, November 12th at 6:30 PM at the Overture Center. This event will feature Jekalyn Carr, Joshua Rogers, and Angela Primm, who will inspire t...  Read More
by Camilla Meloch
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Just Show Up - A New Nehemiah Series
September 17th, 2022
You are invited to Nehemiah's new series called "Just Show Up: Conversations About Race and Faith." This series is geared towards Christians and Christ-followers who want to continue learning, listeni...  Read More
by Camilla Meloch
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Wakanda Forever - 11/13
September 2nd, 2022
Join the Fun ‘N’ Fellowship Ministry for a special viewing of Wakanda Forever! Sis. Jackie Hunt is organizing a special showing of Wakanda Forever on Sunday, November 13th at 3 PM at Marcus Point Cine...  Read More
by Camilla Meloch
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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...  Read More
by Camilla Meloch
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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 ou...  Read More
by Camilla Meloch
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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 faithfu...  Read More
by Camilla Meloch
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Save the Dates
April 2nd, 2022
We have much to celebrate this year, FOL!  We joyfully invite you to come be a part of Our Shared Legacy Celebrations planned throughout the year as we commemorate decades of God's faithfulness to us ...  Read More
by Camilla Meloch
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Virtual Public Reading of Scripture Time Change
February 26th, 2022
Virtual Public Reading of Scripture will continue on Sunday mornings from 8:30 - 9:30 AM. This is a great time to connect with others while spending time listening to and reflecting on Scripture toget...  Read More
by Camilla Meloch
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The Center for Black Excellence and Culture
February 19th, 2022
Do you know about The Center for Black Excellence and Culture that will be built right next to the FOL building? We are so excited about this initiative to cultivate and celebrate Black culture becaus...  Read More
by Camilla Meloch
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2021 Giving Statements
January 30th, 2022
2021 giving statements have been sent out. If you did not get yours or if you see an error, please email Sis Kim.   ......  Read More
by Camilla Meloch
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COVID Info Session Recording Available
January 15th, 2022
Did you miss the Zoom Covid health info session on Tuesday, January 11th? The recording is up on our Facebook page, YouTube channel, and here. Watch it if you can because Dr. Jaz and Dr. Luther Gaston...  Read More
by Camilla Meloch
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Opportunities to connect at FOL!
November 26th, 2021
Many of our long-standing FOL members will tell you that one of the best ways to get connected and get to know people here at FOL is to serve. Community is built and lives are poured into as we serve ...  Read More
by Camilla Meloch
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Safe Sleep Sabbath
November 20th, 2021
Safe Sleep Sabbath, November 21, is a joint effort by the Black churches of Dane County to encourage safe infant sleep practices. By practicing the ABC’s of safe infant sleep, we can save our babies f...  Read More
by Camilla Meloch
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OctoberFast 2021 Resources
November 6th, 2021
OctoberFast 2021 is over, but you can still access the resources here.......  Read More
by Camilla Meloch
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Member Shoutout – Anthony Cooper
October 23rd, 2021
This past week, Bro. Anthony Cooper won the Wisconsin Leadership Community Choice Award for Nonprofit Leader of the Year! “Coop,” as he is known, serves as Director of Reentry Services at Nehemiah and...  Read More
by Camilla Meloch
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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 pa...  Read More
by Camilla Meloch
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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...  Read More
by Camilla Meloch
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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 ...  Read More
by Camilla Meloch
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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 ima...  Read More
by Camilla Meloch
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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. ......  Read More
by Camilla Meloch
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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 Excellen...  Read More
by Camilla Meloch
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Congratulations Sister Jackie Hunt!
May 22nd, 2021
Congratulations Sis Jackie Hunt for being recognized as a 2021 YWCA Women of Distinction honoree. We are so proud of you and the work you are doing in our community.You can watch the event on the YWCA...  Read More
by Camilla Meloch
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Member Shoutout - Minister Tracey Russell
April 24th, 2021
 Min Tracey Russell, who is a certified birth doula here in Madison, was recently interviewed about Black maternal health and birth equity for the PBS show “Why Race Matters.”  Please also keep Min Tr...  Read More
by Camilla Meloch
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Rent Assistance
April 17th, 2021
Rent assistance is available through FOSTER: FOSTER is a community partner for the Dane County CORE Rental Assistance program, which provides assistance to people who are behind in rent and have exper...  Read More
by Camilla Meloch
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Like Baseball?
April 17th, 2021
Like baseball? Want to help kids with special needs? The Miracle League of Dane County is looking for volunteers to be special buddies for youth with disabilities or special needs to participate in a ...  Read More
by Camilla Meloch
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Help Fight Memory Loss
April 17th, 2021
Help fight memory loss in the Black community! Dr. Fabu Carter is recruiting African American men and women age 40 and older into an Alzheimer’s research study. Financial compensation is available. To...  Read More
by Camilla Meloch
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Parking Lot Services
April 17th, 2021
Parking Lot Services begin in May! Mark your calendars and spread the word…starting in May, every 1st and 3rd Sunday will be a LIVE parking lot service. We CAN’T WAIT to regularly worship with you all...  Read More
by Camilla Meloch
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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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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