Posts with the category “announcements”

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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...  Read More
by Camilla Meloch
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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 ...  Read More
by Camilla Meloch
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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 speci...  Read More
by Camilla Meloch
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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 conta...  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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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.......  Read More
by Camilla Meloch
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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...  Read More
by Camilla Meloch
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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! Jo...  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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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 Justifie...  Read More
by Camilla Meloch
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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 conta...  Read More
by Camilla Meloch
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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....  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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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...  Read More
by Camilla Meloch
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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 f...  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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Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month
May 22nd, 2021
In honor of Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month this month, Pastor Alex is encouraging ALL of us to learn more about the history of our AAPI brothers and sisters and how we can b...  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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Monday Morning Faith Chat for Kids Updates
May 15th, 2021
Monday Morning Faith Chat for Kids is coming to a close. Sis Sherry has thoroughly enjoyed meeting with your kids for the past year, but due to changing and unpredictable schedules she has decided to ...  Read More
by Camilla Meloch
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Pray for the Gee and Fleming Families
May 2nd, 2021
This past week, Pastor Alex and Min Lilada, lost their dear Uncle Bobby, who by all accounts was a beloved life force in the family. This loss is hard. Please lift up the Gee and Fleming families in y...  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
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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