“For I know the plans…” Sept. 2016

Dear Friends of FLS, 11 “For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.” (Jeremiah 29:11) Our goal at FLS is to help all of our program participants to understand that God loves them, will not harm them, and

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New Community Outreach Director

Introducing: Family Life Services is excited and pleased to announce that we have a new Community Outreach Director: Kristin Gordley! Kristin has attended past Women of Courage meetings as the President of the FLS Board, where she had opportunities to get to know that program and the families in it; the program participants, in turn,

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Fall 2015 update – new office hours

Dear FLS Friends, During September’s Women of Courage meeting (at FLS), the women talked about where the group has come from and their dreams. Psalms 37 helped us to consider how we are “dwelling in the land” where God has us right now. Are we trusting in Him, doing good, dwelling in the land and

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FLS Names Executive Director

Family Life Services is pleased to introduce Sues Hess as the new Executive Director, effective June 1, 2015. Sues has served FLS for the last few months in the role of Community Relations Director. As the new ED, she is responsible to lead the FLS team in raising prayer, volunteer and financial support for FLS’

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November Ministry Update

Dear Friends, This is the season of Thanksgiving and harvest. It is with grateful hearts that we connect with you and bring you this update. Since we do not receive any government funding for our services, we totally rely on the donations, volunteerism, and prayers of our faithful partners. We are going through many transitions

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Darlene Harris, Memorial Information

 This week we were grieved to learn that Darlene Harris, the Founder of Women of Courage, died. Darlene’s memorial service will be held at The Springs Church in Colorado Springs on Saturday, August 30, 2014 at 2PM. As we have more information, we will include it here in this post. Thank you for praying for

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May Friends Letter

Dear Friends, Then Jesus said, “Come to me, all of you who are weary and carry heavy burdens, and I will give you rest.”– Matthew 11:28 NLT Our last letter detailed recent changes at Family Life Services. In addition to the changes we are experiencing growing opportunities. Four new families have moved into apartments on

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Special Mother’s Day Opportunity

Before Mother’s Day this year we invite you to help us bless our special moms in Colorado Springs who are actively engaged in Women of Courage and in our resident programs. Would you please consider making a special donation to our programs for single mothers? Your designated gifts will help fund: Our Women of Courage meetings

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Fifth Annual TP in the Springs

Family Life Services is blessed and honored to be a recipient of one of the most practical and helpful programs in the city – TP the Springs. This is a program started by Kathy Peterson who recognized a very basic need of every household –  toilet paper!  Every year, we receive pallets of toilet paper collected by

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March Update from the Family Life Services Board

Dear Friend of Family Life Services, After over ten years of marriage, violence filling the last few of them, Andrea finally reached out for help. Her children, no strangers to the violence, had started acting out and she found herself struggling with depression. She mentioned what was occurring at home to a friend. Her friend

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