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

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

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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Single Moms Are Invited to Join Women of Courage in 2014

This year I am going to eat healthy foods, be nicer, read scripture everyday, do my paperwork immediately, join a gym, keep my house cleaner…all worthy resolutions I have made in the past. My typical resolution, in recent years,  has been to have only one resolution.  Simple and done: no guilt around the corner for

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Thanking God for a Safety Net ~ Andrea’s Story

After over ten years of marriage, violence filling the last few of them, Andrea finally reached out to seek 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 who helped her see that what was

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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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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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