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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2013 Volunteer Service Award Winners Named

Each year, at Family Life Services we honor two individual volunteers and one volunteer group who have gone above and beyond in their commitment to Family Life Services and the support they provide to the families we serve. These volunteers are awarded the Nancy Parker Brummett Service Award, and it is our pleasure to announce

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Volunteer Appreciation Week Luncheon

We will be celebrating all of our amazing volunteers during National Volunteer Appreciation Week, coming up April 21-28. The support that our volunteer base provides is simply priceless, and the work that we do could not be accomplished without them. If you have ever volunteered with us at FLS, thank you. We love you and

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Meet Our Volunteers | Trisha Trosper, Child & Youth Volunteer Extraordinairre

Family Life Services Volunteer Trisha Trosper

Consistently personable, flexible, and gracious, Trisha Trosper is not easily rattled. Even under pressure, she offers just the right response for the situation—humble and authentic yet practical and wise. I admire and appreciate how she models stability and self-control in ways that affirm and bless the families and staff here at Family Life Services. I’m

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Local Cleaning Company Blesses Family Life Services

Colorado Springs Cleaning Company

Family Life Services was recently tremendously blessed by Aim Higher Cleaning, a locally owned and operated cleaning service here in Colorado Springs.  The owner, Aimee Ankeney-Binkley, generously donated her company’s time to come and clean one of our residential units to help ready it for a new single-mom family who will be moving in to

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Thank You, Volunteers!

There really aren’t words that can adequately express how much we love and appreciate our volunteers.  They are the heartbeat of this ministry, and their passion and commitment make the work we do here possible.  So, this post is just one big, giant THANK YOU to those individuals who volunteer with us at Family Life

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Fall Volunteer Opportunities

Family Life Services Property

School is back in full swing, and Fall is almost upon us! A few of the leaves are turning here on our property, and the mornings are feeling cooler. Piles of leaves, turkey, pie and sleigh bells are fast approaching. Fall is a wonderful time to volunteer at Family Life Services. There is always so

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Celebrating Service – Volunteering on the Board

When Steve Earll, the second of our Nancy Parker Brummett Service Award Recipients, first moved to Colorado Springs, he and his family were taken under the wings of Ron and Jane Knudtsen.  (Jane, if you remember, is also being award the NPB Service Award this year.)  A licensed professional counselor, Steve, with a little motivation

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Celebrating Service – A Volunteer’s Story

Twelve years ago, Jane Knudtsen joined the volunteer team of Family Life Services as a Bible Study Mentor.  She found out about this opportunity from her husband, Ron, who was working as a counselor on our staff at the time.  Feeling the Lord calling her to minister to women in this capacity, she said “Yes”

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Meet the Interns! Today We Interview Recent Colorado College Grad, Jessica Terrones

Jessica Terrones was one of the first smiling faces that greeted me on my first day at Family Life Services.  Working with her is such an uplifting experience because she is so real and genuine in sharing her heart for the kids here.  Her background experiences are similar to many experiences that the children at

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