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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FLS Names New Community Relations Director

Family Life Services is pleased to announce Sues Hess to the new position of Community Relations Director. Sues will be working with the Colorado Springs community to engage volunteers, donors, and assist with communication efforts for the ministry. Her position is effective immediately. We sat down with Sues to get to know her better. Sues, tell us a

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November Ministry Update

Fall Trees

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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July Ministry Letter ~ Praise for Volunteers from Texas

Work Group First Baptist Church in Lubbock, TX

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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May Friends Letter

Girl on Swing

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

Mother's Day 2014 FLS

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

Kathy Peterson, 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

Where They Are Now

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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