“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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May 7, 2016: Run, Walk … Thrive

        Please join us for our 2nd Annual:   Run, Walk …Thrive A family-friendly 5K fund-raiser to benefit Family Life Services This is a great way to celebrate Motherhood on Mother’s Day weekend! Saturday, May 7 – 9 to 11 a.m. At FLS, 1880 S. Cascade Ave.   To register go to: Register for Run,

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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 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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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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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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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.  

Pursue Your Passion

Today we are excited to be sharing insights and encouragement from our Director of Outreach, Rhonda Wolf. Be blessed! Working with single mothers and their families has become such a passion for me.  It was unexpected and doing this kind of ministry was not really actively pursued on my part.  Coming face to face with

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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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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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