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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
2019 Dates  •  Jan 14, Feb 11, Mar 18, Apr 15, May 20, June 17, July 15, Aug 19, Sep 16, Oct 21, Nov 18, Dec 16

Reservations Preferred

Dinner  •  Hawana Townsley, 972.996.0145 or span.fumcr@gmail.com
Childcare reservations are required for infants & toddlers  •  Make a Reservation

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 Hawana Townsley at 972.996.0145 or span.fumcr@gmail.com to volunteer to provide a meal or help with children's activities. SPAN is a perfect one-time or recurring mission for a small group of teens or adults.

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