Online Resources from the Church and Community

Help and information from our church and organizations around our area
OctoberFast 2023 Resources
November 18th, 2023
Revisit OctoberFast 2023 on this resource page.......
Middle East Conflict
November 12th, 2023
Middle East conflict: Do you want to better understand and respond to war in the Middle East? See the keys to peace through the eyes of a Palestinian Christian pastor who wrote, “The Other Side of the Wall,” a narrative of lament and hope. Bro. John Egleston mentioned this powerful book during his “Congregational Moment” on October 29th and he and Sis. Dyann would like to share it with you. They w...
Sermon Notes 1/29
February 4th, 2023
Sermon Notes from Pastor Alex GeeEnquiring…Watching (Observe)Discerning (Sense of direction)Discovering (Uncovering theories)Proving (Standing up theories to the test)Enquiring > Acquiring informationEnquiring = Love for the One Who holds/dispenses information ......
OctoberFast 2022 Resources
November 5th, 2022
OctoberFast 2022 is over, but you can still access the resources here. ......
Shared Legacy - Historical Video
October 29th, 2022
Shared Legacy  This is the video Pastor Gee shared during his sermon on October 23, 2022.FOL 45th Anniversary Homecoming: Shared Legacy......
Jesus, Walk With Me - Sermon Notes 10/9/22
October 10th, 2022
The final points from Pastor Alex Gee' sermon,Jesus, Walk With Me3 Ahas…Jesus clearly positions his believers in deep relationship with himself and the FatherJesus clearly positions his believer as co-laborers with the Father. 3. That legacy, 2000 years ago, carved room for us today.As you walk this week, explore 2 things:Where has God been chasing you down in order to put you in position? Where i...
Show Me Your Glory - Sermon Notes 9/25/22
September 25th, 2022
Show Me Your GlorySermon Notes from Pastor Alex Gee> This is why we are fasting ~ we want to know God better!Friends of God: Abe, Moses. In John 15.15 Jesus calls disciples friends.SEEKING GOD’S PRESENCE;Let’s seek God’s glory…presence…purpose…personality…desires…characteristics, in this fast.Beseech: Meeting of the hearts (Jesus wrestled towards God)Enquire: Seek a solution/directions/a shift/ (P...
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 our office to be connected with a mental health support specialist or to schedule a time to meet with someone on our pastoral team.......
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 because we know The Center will affirm, inspire, and advance the Black community for decades to come. You can learn more about The Center at  Watch this video to hear more about the ...
Praying the Our Father - Sermon Notes
November 20th, 2021
Pastor Alex Gee's Sermon Notes from his "Praying the Our Father" Series...
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 from preventable, sleep-related deaths. The ABC’s of safe infant sleep are:A – ALONE: Baby should sleep ALONE in a bed. They should sleep in the same room as the parent, but NOT in the same bed. Room-s...
OctoberFast 2021 Resources
November 6th, 2021
OctoberFast 2021 is over, but you can still access the resources here.......
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 experienced economic hardship due to Covid. Please contact Sis Jackie Hunt for more information or for help filling out an application. More info also available at ......
Resources for 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 with them. Every human being is made in the image of God and has inherent dignity and worth. Racism, hate, and violence against any of God’s image-bearers is unacceptable.Here are some great resources for our whole FOL community: Black Like Me: Can...
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