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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

6-8 pm, 3rd Mondays, except 4th Monday in Jan

6 pm  •  Dinner in Room 1D/E in the Bartula Family Life Center
6:45-8 pm  •  Children's activities and parent program
2018 Dates: Jan 22, Feb 19, Mar 19, Apr 16, May 21, June 18, July 16, Aug 20, Sep 17, Oct 15, Nov 19, Dec 17

Reservations Preferred

Dinner: , 972.996.0145
Childcare (Infants & Toddlers):  Email by noon the Thursday before each gathering. Provide the following information: your name, phone number and email, children's names and ages, event you are attending, event date and time.

Please send an email to span.fumcr@gmail.com to be added to the invitation list to receive updates.

Gifts of Money or Time

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.

Contact , 972.996.0145, to volunteer to provide a meal or help with children's activities. Perfect one-time or recurring mission for a small group of teens or adults.


Missions & Outreach Staff

Joy Anderson
Director, Missions & Outreach; Liaison to UMW
972.235.8385
Rich Rindfuss
Pastor, Group Life, Men of Faith, My Journey, School Partnerships
972.996.0136
Mary Collins
Administrative Assistant, Welcoming, Faith Formation, Missions, UMW
972.996.0101
Dee Weaver
Assistant, Missions & Outreach
972.235.8385