Posts with the category “announcements”

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Black History Course Registration Closes Soon
January 15th, 2022
Register for the Black History Course put on by Nehemiah and Justified Anger! Registration ends January 21st. This is a truly transformative course and we encourage everyone in our FOL family to take ...  Read More
by Camilla Meloch
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Middle School Ministry Happenings
January 15th, 2022
Our Middle School Ministry will be meeting and fellowshipping virtually on January 16th and 23rd at 1pm. Please contact Bro. Brian Woodland for the Zoom link. Also, ministry leaders will be delivering...  Read More
by Camilla Meloch
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Virtual Sunday Morning Worship Continues
January 15th, 2022
We will be continuing our virtual Sunday morning worship services at least through January. We sincerely miss seeing you all in person, but we feel this is the best way to keep our community healthy a...  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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'Beating the Winter Blues' Postponed
January 8th, 2022
Wednesday Night “Beating the Winter Blues” activities have been postponed to a later date yet to be determined.  However, we will still have Wednesday night Bible Study at 7pm on Zoom and we will also...  Read More
by Camilla Meloch
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2021 Giving Statements
December 31st, 2021
2021 giving statements will be emailed out later in January. If you would prefer a paper copy be mailed to you, please contact Sis. Kim Grafenauer with that request.......  Read More
by Camilla Meloch
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Hospitality Ministry Seeking Team Members
December 30th, 2021
Hospitality Ministry is seeking more people to join their team. They are behind almost every social thing we do here at FOL and they are looking for 5-6 more people to be a part of their team. If you ...  Read More
by Camilla Meloch
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Looking for a creative way to grow this Winter?
December 25th, 2021
One of Nehemiah's Partner Churches, HighrockOnline out of Boston, will be kicking off FREE theology gatherings, groups, and courses, including topics like Black Theology, Asian American Theology, Dail...  Read More
by Camilla Meloch
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Christmas at FOL
December 4th, 2021
Things to know for the Christmas Season at Fountain of Life Bible Study:  We encourage you to join us for Wednesday night Bible Study as we take this time before Christmas to study Scripture in light ...  Read More
by Camilla Meloch
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Indoor Worship Guidelines
November 26th, 2021
We are worshiping live in-person on Sunday mornings.  To keep each other safe, we have COVID-conscious protocols in place, including spaced seating and required masks in the building. Services will al...  Read More
by Camilla Meloch
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We are thankful for our wonderful FOL community!
November 26th, 2021
This Thanksgiving weekend, we are thankful for our wonderful FOL community! We have a beautiful and amazing church body here and we are so grateful for each of you who are part of the FOL family, whet...  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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Attention Middle and High School Girls
November 13th, 2021
Sis. Jackie Hunt invites you to join her Triple B Girls Empowerment Network. They will be meeting twice a month to learn together, talk through issues facing them, and be empowered. This program inclu...  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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Calling al Writers and Creators
October 23rd, 2021
You are invited to the Creator’s Cottage, a new maker’s space in Madison for Creative Christian Artists founded by our very own Min. Catrina Sparkman. November is National Novel Writing month. If you ...  Read More
by Camilla Meloch
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Indoor Worship Resumes
October 23rd, 2021
In-person services:  Beginning Sunday, November 7th, we will be moving back inside for in-person services in the building. We are very excited to be meeting regularly in person again and will have Cov...  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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MMSD is Looking for Drivers
July 31st, 2021
MMSD is looking for drivers for this school year. Help drive Madison’s future and get our scholars back to school! Starting pay is $20/hr (more for experienced drivers) and newly hired school bus and ...  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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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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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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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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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