“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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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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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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July Ministry Letter ~ Praise for Volunteers from Texas

Dear Friends, So then, whenever we have an opportunity, let us do good to all people, and especially to those who belong to the family of faith. Galatians 6:10 (NET) What do you do when opportunity knocks? Ignore it, wait until it passes by, or jump on it, seize the opportunity and continue until you

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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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November Friends Letter

Dear faithful friends, “Give, and it will be given to you. A good measure, pressed down, shaken together and running over, will be poured into your lap. For with the measure you use, it will be measured to you.” Luke 6:38 (NIV) Greetings! The year is winding down but the calendar is filling up. We hope

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Sponsor a Single Mom Family for Christmas Colorado Springs

      Sponsor A Single Mom Family for Christmas Colorado Springs This includes moms and kids in our residential and Women of Courage programs! Read all about the sponsorship opportunities available below, and spread the word to the people if your community about his wonderful opportunity to bless single mom families this Christmas.  

Magnify the Lord in the Midst of the Fire

The last few weeks in Colorado Springs and southern Colorado have been trying, exhausting and smoky.  The wildfires that have been consuming our state have been consuming peace and joy for many in our community, regardless of whether or not they were directly impacted by the flames.  The atmosphere of stress and grief has been

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Tips for Single Mom Families for Evacuation

The fires in Colorado have everyone on edge and does become a reminder of our responsibility to be prepared for a crisis. It can be extremely stressful, especially for single mom families to get everything together on their own. Here are some tips for single mom families for evacuation readiness. 1.  Have a game plan ahead

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Julie Abel Interviewed by Colorado Springs Business Journal

Julie Abel

  Our Executive Director, Julie Abel, was recently interviewed by the Colorado Springs Business Journal regarding her work at Family Life Services. We are so grateful for the CSBJ showing an interest in our organization and taking the time to share a little about who we are and what we do with their readers.  We

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