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Missions & Outreach

And the king will answer them, “Truly I tell you, just as you did it to one of the least of these who are members of my family, you did it to me.” - Matthew 25:40

Single Parent Action Network (SPAN)

Respecting & valuing single parents & their children

AT SPAN, single parents/grandparents will find:
  •  A free, nutritious, homemade family dinner with other single parents and their children
  •  Emotional and spiritual support for parents and kids where it's ok to share successes or vent frustrations
  •  Resources to help with time management, budgeting and more through informative programs for parents
  •  A fun, safe place for your children while you take some personal growth time - free nursery for infants and toddlers by licensed child care providers; activities for kids, including recreation, arts & crafts and special projects; a quiet environment for school-age kids to do homework

Free Monthly Dinner, Parent Program & Children's Activities

6-7:30 pm, 3rd Mondays*

Dec 19 and *Jan 9 - Mays Hall
Feb 20 and Mar 20 - Bartula Family Life Center

Reservations Required

Dinner: , 214.794.1943
Childcare for Infants and Toddlers: Email Susan Hurst at by noon the Thursday before each gathering


SPAN welcomes contributions for the monthly dinners and emergency needs. Donations may be made at the church or online. Please designate SPAN on your donation.

Missions & Outreach Staff

Joy Anderson
Director, Missions & Outreach; Liaison to UMW
Mary Collins
Administrative Assistant, Welcoming, Faith Development, Missions, UMW
Dee Weaver
Assistant, Missions & Outreach