Dear FLS Family and Friends,
It is for freedom that Christ has set us free. Stand firm, then, and do not let yourselves be burdened again by a yoke of slavery. Galatians 5:1
It is for freedom in Christ that the staff and volunteers of Family Life Services walked alongside emotionally and financially burdened women and their children in 2017. And it is for freedom in Christ that resident moms who have experienced healing and growth in Christ this year spoke up when they saw another mom in the program make the same kinds of mistakes they once did.
In 2017, FLS tried some new things – such as a four-day-a-week kids’ program, and matching Women of Courage moms with individual mentors. We’re now creating a space dedicated specifically for the “Bigs”-kids 3rd grade and above-separate from the existing space for “Littles.” This will allow us to focus on age-appropriate programming. The results of all these efforts so far encourage us to never stop trying to get better.
As we end 2017, FLS enrollment-in both the residency program and Women of Courage community outreach is 21 families, with 40 kids.
FLS also looked back in 2017-back to its founding 75 years ago. Friends came from four others states to help us celebrate in September. Thanks to all who helped us honor God’s faithfulness!
Please prayerfully consider, before year’s end, helping FLS finish its 75th year with your commitment to send $75 a month in 2018 to help set captive moms free in Christ. . . . The LORD gave FLS the goal of signing up 75 people for $75-a-month giving, and we remain confident that the LORD will bring us the donors who will help us reach that goal.
As you pray about your $75-a-month commitment, or a special year-end gift, please uphold all of us in your prayers–-all our families, our staff, our many volunteers, and board members. Each prayer and each gift helps facilitate life transformation for single moms and their families through faith-based community. Thank you.
The easiest way to give yet this year is on our website: You can easily give here!
May you daily experience freedom in Christ.